Average Hourly Rate for Sharp Healthcare Employees

The average pay for Sharp Healthcare employees is $29.69 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $42.00. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Sharp Healthcare workers, followed by how long you've been working and your city. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Sharp Healthcare typically pays:
above market
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at market
Employer: Sharp Healthcare
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (11)
$33.54 - $51.68  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (11)
Hourly Rate$33.54 - $51.68  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (7)
$10.45 - $17.25  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (7)
Hourly Rate$10.45 - $17.25  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (5)
$17.05 - $29.10  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (5)
Hourly Rate$17.05 - $29.10  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
$28.48 - $52.08  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (4)
Hourly Rate$28.48 - $52.08  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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About This Company

San Diego 

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The highest paychecks go to Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who earn about $42.00, closely trailed by Intensive Care Unit Nurses (approximately $40.98), Registered Nurses ($37.28), and Surgical Technologists (around $24.33). Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at $13.39.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average pay of $28.84. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sharp Healthcare employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn about $21.05 per hour.


Median pay is highest in La Mesa ($41.00 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of San Diego ($30.19), Chula Vista ($26.00), and Coronado (around $18.49).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Critical Care Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $45.67. Becoming a Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $42.27. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); Sharp Healthcare awards $52.50 to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Intensive Care Unit among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $41.55. Acute Care is regularly seen around here; nearly one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Three more common skills are Medicine / Surgery, Elder Care, and Scheduling.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 29 percent receiving paid vacation and 37 percent receiving paid sick days. Sharp Healthcare workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the greater part of workers, and a strong majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats for Sharp Healthcare


71 %
29 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $42
Hourly Rate
$15 - $36
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 28 votes.

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