Average Hourly Rate for Palo Alto Medical Foundation Employees

On average, Palo Alto Medical Foundation employees receive $25.54 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $33.00. The most important factor affecting pay for Palo Alto Medical Foundation employees is your job title, though geography and how long you've been working play a role as well. 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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Employer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Patient Services Representative (6)
$13.50 - $24.05  
[-]Patient Services Representative (6)
Hourly Rate$13.50 - $24.05  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
$13.13 - $25.16  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$13.13 - $25.16  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
$29.82 - $56.80  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (2)
Hourly Rate$29.82 - $56.80  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (2)
$15.92 - $27.20  
[+]Medical Assistant (Certified) (2)
Hourly Rate$15.92 - $27.20  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Operating Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $46.00 per hour; Certified Medical Assistants, Medical Assistants, and Patient Services Representatives also rank near the top of the list, pulling in approximately $21.90, $20.46, and about $18.87, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $36.72 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Mountain View, Calif. ($34.09), Palo Alto, Calif. ($29.21), and Fremont, Calif. (approximately $27.25) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $22.65) is Burlingame, Calif.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $29.19 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Palo Alto Medical Foundation folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average around $20.59 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, who make $66.71 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $20.25 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Procedures seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $22.50 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Palo Alto Medical Foundation is Electronic Medical Records, with close to a third considering it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Customer Service, Scheduling, and Insurance.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

44 percent have paid vacation, and only about 31 percent can take paid time off for illness. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a large number of employees, and for a solid majority of respondents, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

Key Stats for Palo Alto Medical Foundation


81 %
19 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $32
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 8 votes.
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