Average Hourly Rate for Henry Ford Health Systems Employees

Henry Ford Health Systems laborers see wages hovering around $19.40 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $23.27. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Henry Ford Health Systems, but how long you've been working and where you live affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Henry Ford Health Systems typically pays:
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Employer: Henry Ford Health Systems
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (17)
$25.39 - $37.54  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (17)
Hourly Rate$25.39 - $37.54  
[+]Medical Assistant (9)
$9.60 - $15.69  
[+]Medical Assistant (9)
Hourly Rate$9.60 - $15.69  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (6)
$9.96 - $15.93  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (6)
Hourly Rate$9.96 - $15.93  
[+]Dialysis Technician (4)
$11.05 - $17.46  
[+]Dialysis Technician (4)
Hourly Rate$11.05 - $17.46  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 184
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Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $29.13 — though Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Surgical Technologists, and Patient Account Representatives also do fairly well at about $27.25, $19.35, and around $13.50, respectively. On the lower end are Medical Assistants at $11.75.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $18.38. The greater proportion of employees (30 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $17.30 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Detroit (about $20.24 per hour), followed by Dearborn ($18.90), Sterling Heights (approximately $16.71), and Wyandotte ($15.00). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at around $13.95) is Troy.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn about $28.99, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist is rewarded at $28.78 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing; Henry Ford Health Systems awards around $35.00 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Intensive Care Unit among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $29.03. Phlebotomy is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; less than ten percent of Henry Ford Health Systems' people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Acute Care, Customer Service, and Microsoft Office.


Henry Ford Health Systems' employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Henry Ford Health Systems gives paid vacation days to a third of workers and sick leave to 22 percent. Henry Ford Health Systems workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, registered retirement savings plan (rrsp), and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Henry Ford Health Systems


80 %
20 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $27
Hourly Rate
$13 - $26
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 40 votes.

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