Average Hourly Rate for Rochester General Hospital Employees

As healthcare evolves, Rochester, N.Y.-based Rochester General Hospital opens its doors to new talent, seeking candidates for positions stretching from Registered Nurse to Patient Care Technician. Median pay for Rochester General Hospital workers sits around $17.78 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $32.61. For the most part, employee paychecks at Rochester General Hospital fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, New York 14621

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Registered Respiratory Therapists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $29.42 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Transcriptionists also do fairly well at $29.12, approximately $16.62, and around $16.03, respectively. On the lower end are Patient Care Technicians at about $11.38 on average.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $21.84 per hour. The largest fraction of Rochester General Hospital people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $14.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (approximately $30.88 per hour) than those without credentials. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) make the most here, hauling in about $30.20 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.99 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Acute Care; one-sixth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Room, and Telemetry.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in eight workers receiving paid vacation and less than ten percent of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Rochester General Hospital, including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A fair number of respondents receive health insurance, and a strong majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other advantages of working at Rochester General Hospital are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Rochester General Hospital


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$11 - $28
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

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