Average Hourly Rate for Palo Alto Medical Foundation Employees

The average pay for Palo Alto Medical Foundation employees is $26.77 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $53.25. Though where you live and what you do at the company are influential salary factors for those at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation Hourly Rate


Medical Assistant (Certified)
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Surgery Scheduler
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Administrative Coordinator
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Medical Assistant
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Patient Services Representative
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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
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Executive Assistant
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $24.88 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation workforce (35 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, approximately $26.66 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($35.00 per hour) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. ($28.99), Palo Alto, Calif. ($26.40), and San Jose, Calif. (around $25.26) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Santa Cruz, Calif. — at $23.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Licensed Vocational Nurses, Administrative Coordinators, Certified Medical Assistants, and Surgery Schedulers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $26.19 per hour, the other salaries come in at $25.44, $25.12, and around $24.78, respectively. Medical Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $21.00.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $75.00 per hour. The best paid folks at Palo Alto Medical Foundation have an Associate of Science (AS), earning $52.66 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Office Administration; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $25.44 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Customer Service; about a third consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Insurance.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Palo Alto Medical Foundation can sometimes lack paid time off; 18 percent get paid vacation days, and 29 percent receive paid sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Palo Alto Medical Foundation sponsors various plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Most survey participants can count on health insurance, and a large number of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Palo Alto Medical Foundation


74 %
26 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $31
Hourly Rate
$24 - $41

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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