Emergency Room Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at about $67.41 per hour, followed by Registered Psychiatric Nurses ($52.38), Registered Nurses (around $45.00), and Patient Care Coordinators (approximately $35.50). Laboratory Assistants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $23.00.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.85 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Stanford, Calif. (approximately $38.76), Palo Alto, Calif. (about $33.81), and San Francisco, Calif. ($30.52) are the next top-paying cities.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $33.43 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Stanford Hospital and Clinics employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $27.49 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists earn around $53.00 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Stanford Hospital and Clinics, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest pay at $45.62.
Employees who count Patient Education among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is around $33.00 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Stanford Hospital and Clinics is Customer Service; nearly one in six of employees use it for work. Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
38 percent receive paid vacation, and only one in four employees get sick leave. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of employees, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.