Average Hourly Rate for Dignity Health Employees

Employees of Dignity Health bring in an average of $29.32 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $47.61. Though where you live and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Dignity Health, your role at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Dignity Health typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Employer: Dignity Health
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (14)
$26.37 - $62.72  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (14)
Hourly Rate$26.37 - $62.72  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (7)
$24.44 - $47.98  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (7)
Hourly Rate$24.44 - $47.98  
[+]Medical Assistant (5)
$12.00 - $21.00  
[+]Medical Assistant (5)
Hourly Rate$12.00 - $21.00  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
$13.82 - $27.41  
[+]Administrative Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$13.82 - $27.41  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 204
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Staff Nurses, Registered Nurses, Intensive Care Unit Nurses, and Clinical Operations Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $49.50, the other salaries come in at around $44.50, about $43.64, and $31.50, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Dignity Health are Medical Assistants — typical salaries for this role approach $16.23.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($46.08 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco; Santa Cruz ($36.00), Santa Maria (around $34.04), and Chandler ($30.97) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $18.39, Bakersfield is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Dignity Health pays its California employees the most; the pay rate there is $34.22 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average pay of about $37.54. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Dignity Health employees (26 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn around $22.51 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $55.70. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at about $47.85 per hour. Dignity Health provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) — these employees rake in approximately $55.62 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Telemetry; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $56.00. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; one in ten of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Other top skills include Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Acute Care.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Dignity Health can sometimes lack paid time off; one in three workers get paid vacation days, and two in five workers receive paid sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At Dignity Health, a strong majority of workers have health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Dignity Health


71 %
29 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $44
Hourly Rate
$17 - $46
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 47 votes.

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