Average Hourly Rate for Advocate Health Care Employees

The average pay for Advocate Health Care employees is $18.91 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $25.93. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Advocate Health Care. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Advocate Health Care typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Advocate Health Care
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
$19.14 - $37.25  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
Hourly Rate$19.14 - $37.25  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (3)
$11.26 - $19.89  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (3)
Hourly Rate$11.26 - $19.89  
[+]Phlebotomist (2)
$10.94 - $17.44  
[+]Phlebotomist (2)
Hourly Rate$10.94 - $17.44  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Intern (2)
$10.68 - $22.64  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Intern (2)
Hourly Rate$10.68 - $22.64  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 95
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Median pay is highest in Oak Lawn ($28.50 per hour), followed by Bloomington (about $24.00), Chicago ($19.68), and Normal ($19.47). Aurora is near the bottom for pay at around $14.00.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $26.00. The largest slice of the Advocate Health Care workforce (34 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns around $14.83 per hour.


Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $25.49 — though Certified Medical Assistants, Patient Registrars, and Certified Nurse Assistants also do fairly well at $17.27, $15.75, and approximately $15.02, respectively. Phlebotomists are among the lowest paid at about $13.52.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $36.44. Salaries typically rise to around $30.50 per hour for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in $38.00 per hour.


In this position, it pays to have Cardiology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $34.44. Electronic Medical Records is a popular skill among Advocate Health Care workers, with approximately one-sixth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Acute Care, and Insurance.


Women are more likely to work at Advocate Health Care than men, given the more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio.

Benefits and Perks

Only 19 percent at Advocate Health Care enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in ten workers can take sick leave. Advocate Health Care helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, 401(a), and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Advocate Health Care


74 %
26 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
Hourly Rate
$18 - $32
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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