Average Hourly Rate for Palo Alto Medical Foundation Employees

Median pay for Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers sits around $32.98 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $30.75. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers, followed by your city and your experience level. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Palo Alto Medical Foundation typically pays:
above market
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San Jose Medical Group (SJMG)
Employer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Patient Services Representative (5)
$13.18 - $24.39  
[-]Patient Services Representative (5)
Hourly Rate$13.18 - $24.39  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
$13.04 - $25.39  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$13.04 - $25.39  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$26.34 - $46.60  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Hourly Rate$26.34 - $46.60  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
$31.44 - $63.08  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
Hourly Rate$31.44 - $63.08  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 48
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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.

Key Stats for Palo Alto Medical Foundation


82 %
18 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $40
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
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 11 votes.

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