Average Hourly Rate for Advocate Health Care Employees

On average, Advocate Health Care employees receive $19.36 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $25.57. For the most part, employee paychecks at Advocate Health Care fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Advocate Health Care typically pays:
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Employer: Advocate Health Care
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
$18.20 - $32.59  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Hourly Rate$18.20 - $32.59  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (2)
$10.81 - $18.95  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (2)
Hourly Rate$10.81 - $18.95  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (2)
$10.82 - $17.12  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (2)
Hourly Rate$10.82 - $17.12  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Intern (2)
$10.45 - $23.97  
[+]Information Technology (IT) Intern (2)
Hourly Rate$10.45 - $23.97  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 81

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Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average around $25.49 per hour. Certified Nurse Assistants are a close second at about $15.02 along with Information Technology Interns (approximately $14.94) and Certified Medical Assistants ($14.16). Financial compensation for Phlebotomists is rather low — on average only $13.52 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $24.00 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Advocate Health Care folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $15.25 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.50 per hour) can be spotted in Aurora, Ill.; Oak Lawn, Ill. ($24.00), Bloomington, Ill. (around $23.25), and Normal, Ill. (approximately $19.47) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Libertyville, Ill. — at about $17.22, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn $34.51 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Advocate Health Care compensates Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)-holders the most at $34.69 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Data Entry; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $18.14 per hour. Acute Care is a popular skill among Advocate Health Care workers, with around a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Electronic Medical Records, Insurance, and Phlebotomy were also reported by many survey participants.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Advocate Health Care's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 19 percent. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a company pension plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a strong majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. The list of perks also includes life insurance.

Key Stats for Advocate Health Care


81 %
19 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $25
Hourly Rate
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 16 votes.
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