Emergency Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $67.41 per hour on average; Registered Psychiatric Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to $52.38, followed by Registered Nurses earning about $45.00 and Patient Care Coordinators making $35.50. Stanford Hospital and Clinics hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Laboratory Assistants (around $23.00 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45.85 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Stanford, Calif. (around $38.76), Palo Alto, Calif. ($33.81), and San Francisco, Calif. (about $30.52) are the next top-paying cities.
Years of Experience
Average pay is approximately $33.43 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $27.49 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach $53.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Stanford Hospital and Clinics come out on top, and their salaries approach about $45.62 per hour.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Patient Education; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $33.00 per hour. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Customer Service; approximately one-sixth deem it necessary for work. Three more common skills are Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Stanford Hospital and Clinics gives paid vacation to 38 percent and paid sick leave to a quarter of survey participants. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Stanford Hospital and Clinics sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.