Operating Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at approximately $49.25, followed by Coding Supervisors (around $39.00), Registered Nurses ($35.50), and Certified Medical Assistants (about $21.90). Patient Services Representatives are among the lowest paid at $18.48.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($46.91 per hour) can be spotted in Palo Alto; San Francisco ($36.07), San Jose ($35.00), and Mountain View (around $35.00) are the next top-paying cities. Fremont is near the bottom for pay at approximately $21.50.
Years of Experience
Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $25.00. A typical employee has five to nine years of experience and earns about $31.25 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach $63.50 for Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn $62.58 per hour. Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are also well compensated, earning approximately $55.34 on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operating Room / OR; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $63.79. Electronic Medical Records is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; close to one-fourth of Palo Alto Medical Foundation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Scheduling, Customer Service, and Family Practice.
The number of female employees outweighs the number of men; Palo Alto Medical Foundation has a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Only two in five workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Palo Alto Medical Foundation provides health insurance to a fair portion of workers, and most workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.