Average Hourly Rate for Sharp Healthcare Employees

On average, Sharp Healthcare employees receive $26.95 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $43.30. At Sharp Healthcare, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Bringing in the most money are Intensive Care Unit Nurses — their earnings average $38.44 per hour. Emergency Room Registered Nurses are a close second at approximately $37.98 along with Registered Nurses (around $36.14) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (about $22.82). Near the bottom at Sharp Healthcare are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just $14.86.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.35 per hour) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of San Diego, Calif.; Chula Vista, Calif. ($28.00), La Mesa, Calif. (approximately $16.00), and Coronado, Calif. ($14.72) are the next top-paying cities.

Years of Experience

Average pay is around $31.08 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest fraction of Sharp Healthcare people (39 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $28.14 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $37.88 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); Sharp Healthcare awards $56.19 to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Cardiology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $37.12 per hour. Acute Care is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of Sharp Healthcare's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Medicine / Surgery, Customer Service, and Oncology.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only 29 percent. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most workers can count on health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Sharp Healthcare


68 %
32 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $36
Hourly Rate
$15 - $42
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

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