Average Hourly Rate for Rochester General Hospital Employees

Based in Rochester, N.Y., Rochester General Hospital has job openings extending from Registered Nurse to Medical Transcriptionist, viable employment options for those looking to enter the ever-expanding field of healthcare. The average pay for Rochester General Hospital employees is $20.72 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $30.83. The most important factor affecting pay for Rochester General Hospital employees is your role at the company, though your experience level and geography play a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Rochester General Hospital typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
below market
Employer: Rochester General Hospital
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
$23.90 - $40.43  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
Hourly Rate$23.90 - $40.43  
[+]Medical Transcriptionist (4)
$11.98 - $20.09  
[+]Medical Transcriptionist (4)
Hourly Rate$11.98 - $20.09  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
$9.50 - $14.97  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (3)
Hourly Rate$9.50 - $14.97  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
$20.83 - $28.42  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
Hourly Rate$20.83 - $28.42  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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About This Company

1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, New York 14621

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Bringing in the most money are Registered Nurses — their earnings average $31.43. Registered Respiratory Therapists are a close second at approximately $29.42 along with Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($29.24) and Intensive Care Unit Nurses (around $24.25). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — only $11.85 — relative to the rest of the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $21.16. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $18.33. The largest fraction of Rochester General Hospital people (30 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn approximately $25.64 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $31.55. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at around $30.70 per hour. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Rochester General Hospital come out on top, and their salaries approach about $31.28 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Medicine / Surgery; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $33.20. Folks here also tend to know Acute Care; on the survey, around one in eight of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Intensive Care Unit, Geriatrics, and Emergency Room were also reported by many survey participants.


The number of female employees outweighs the number of men; Rochester General Hospital has a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in three workers receiving paid vacation and one in five workers receiving paid sick days. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A fair portion of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Rochester General Hospital


81 %
19 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $28
Hourly Rate
$17 - $28
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 23 votes.

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