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Average Hourly Rate for Sharp Healthcare Employees

Sharp Healthcare laborers see wages hovering around $30.19 per hour, excluding $42.00 for overtime. For the most part, employee paychecks at Sharp Healthcare fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Sharp Healthcare typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Sharp Healthcare
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) (12)
$33.72 - $51.48  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (12)
Hourly Rate$33.72 - $51.48  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (7)
$10.51 - $17.44  
[+]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (7)
Hourly Rate$10.51 - $17.44  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (5)
$15.99 - $27.69  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (5)
Hourly Rate$15.99 - $27.69  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (3)
$28.46 - $53.15  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (3)
Hourly Rate$28.46 - $53.15  
 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: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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Registered Nurse Supervisors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $45.75; Emergency Room Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to around $42.00, followed by Intensive Care Unit Nurses earning $40.98 and Registered Nurses making approximately $37.28. On the lower end are Certified Nurse Assistants at about $13.20.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Sharp Healthcare for between five and ten years haul in $28.84 on average. By and large, the biggest segment of Sharp Healthcare's workforce (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $21.05 per hour.


Median pay is highest in La Mesa (around $41.00 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of San Diego (approximately $30.69), Chula Vista ($26.00), and Coronado ($18.49).

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $45.67 for Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse s, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists also rank high on the pay scale, with expected earnings of approximately $42.27 per hour. Those with a Doctorate (PhD) at Sharp Healthcare come out on top, and their salaries approach about $52.50 per hour.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Intensive Care Unit ; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $41.55. A common skill in Sharp Healthcare's work force is Acute Care; close to a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Medicine / Surgery, Hospice, and Insurance.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Sharp Healthcare; the company rewards only 29 percent with paid vacation time and only 37 percent with sick leave. 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. A strong majority of workers can count on health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

70 %
30 %
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
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

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