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Average Hourly Rate for Palo Alto Medical Foundation Employees

Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers report earning an average of $26.50 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $30.75. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Palo Alto Medical Foundation, but where you live and your experience level affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Palo Alto Medical Foundation typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Similar companies include:
San Jose Medical Group (SJMG)
Employer: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
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Operating Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $46.00 per hour, followed by Certified Medical Assistants (around $21.90), Medical Assistants (about $20.46), and Patient Services Representatives ($18.87).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($37.31 per hour) can be spotted in Fremont, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $36.72), Mountain View, Calif. ($35.49), and Palo Alto, Calif. (about $29.21) are the next top-paying cities. Burlingame, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $22.65.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $33.44 per hour on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $20.42 per hour. The largest slice of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, around $28.00 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $66.71 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Bachelor's Degree at Palo Alto Medical Foundation — these employees make the most at approximately $20.25 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $63.00 per hour. A garden variety skill at Palo Alto Medical Foundation is Electronic Medical Records; roughly one in three of Palo Alto Medical Foundation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to know Scheduling, Customer Service, and Insurance.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Palo Alto Medical Foundation's employees who responded to the survey.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation gives paid vacation to 44 percent and paid sick leave to one in four survey participants. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. A fair number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a solid majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Palo Alto Medical Foundation


78 %
22 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $33
Hourly Rate
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 7 votes.
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