What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Average Hourly Rate for Rochester General Hospital Employees

Rochester General Hospital, headquartered in Rochester, N.Y., is sure to expand as the booming healthcare industry in America continues to grow, with available jobs ranging from Registered Nurse to Medical Transcriptionist. Employees of Rochester General Hospital bring in an average of $20.30 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $31.13. At Rochester General Hospital, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and where you live each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Read More

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 (?
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.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (10)
$22.60 - $40.55  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (10)
Hourly Rate$22.60 - $40.55  
[+]Medical Transcriptionist (3)
$11.69 - $19.80  
[+]Medical Transcriptionist (3)
Hourly Rate$11.69 - $19.80  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
$21.09 - $28.76  
[+]Nurse, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) (2)
Hourly Rate$21.09 - $28.76  
[+]Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (2)
$23.83 - $33.72  
[+]Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) (2)
Hourly Rate$23.83 - $33.72  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

About This Company

1425 Portland Ave
Rochester, New York 14621

Freebase CC-BY Source: Freebase, licensed under CC-BY


Earning $31.03 per hour on average, Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Registered Respiratory Therapists (about $29.42), Intensive Care Unit Nurses ($24.25), and Medical Transcriptionists ($16.03). With salaries averaging approximately $11.75, Anesthesia Technicians are among the lowest paid at Rochester General Hospital.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Rochester General Hospital for between five and 10 years earn around $27.42 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (34 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $15.01 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $31.19 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Rochester General Hospital — these employees make the most at $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 about $33.20 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Intensive Care Unit; roughly one in eight consider it a key competency. Acute Care, Geriatrics, and Telemetry round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only 23 percent at Rochester General Hospital enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of employees can take sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A fair number of employees have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of employees also include dental insurance. The list of perks also includes life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Rochester General Hospital


74 %
26 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $29
Hourly Rate
$11 - $23
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 20 votes.
United States (change)

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Salary and career advice to put you a step ahead.
newsletter icon


Recent Blog Posts on Career News

Want to Get More Specific? Get a Salary Report Customized for YOU

Tell us about your current job and your skillset, and we’ll let you know how much employers are paying in your area.