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Average Hourly Rate for Dignity Health Employees

Dignity Health workers can expect to make an average of $29.18 per hour, with overtime compensation amounting to $49.38. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, geography and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Dignity Health. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Dignity Health typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Dignity Health
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (13)
$26.27 - $63.69  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (13)
Hourly Rate$26.27 - $63.69  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (8)
$24.03 - $47.45  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (8)
Hourly Rate$24.03 - $47.45  
[+]Medical Assistant (4)
$11.60 - $20.25  
[+]Medical Assistant (4)
Hourly Rate$11.60 - $20.25  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (4)
$25.88 - $55.91  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (4)
Hourly Rate$25.88 - $55.91  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
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: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 196
United States (change)


RN Charge Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $51.75 — though Staff Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Intensive Care Unit Nurses also do fairly well at around $49.50, $48.39, and about $43.64, respectively. Dignity Health hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Medical Assistants ($15.73).


Median pay is highest in San Francisco (approximately $46.08 per hour), followed by Santa Cruz (around $36.00), Santa Maria ($34.04), and Chandler (approximately $32.00). Bakersfield is near the bottom for pay at $18.39. By state, Dignity Health employees make the most in Nevada, earning $34.88 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of about $38.21. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (26 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $23.88 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Neonatal Resuscitation Program Participants receive bigger paychecks (approximately $49.95) than those without credentials. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn about $46.39 per hour. At Dignity Health, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) receive the highest pay at $55.62.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $49.85. A garden variety skill at Dignity Health is Customer Service; nearly one in ten of Dignity Health's people use it regularly. Other skills in demand are Acute Care, Scheduling, and Electronic Medical Records.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Dignity Health; the company rewards only a third of workers with paid vacation time and only two-fifths of workers with sick leave. Dignity Health workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

72 %
28 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $44
Hourly Rate
$16 - $40
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

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