The highest average salaries go to Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $67.41 per hour, though Registered Nurses are not far behind at $45.00 along with Patient Care Coordinators (approximately $35.50) and Sterile Processing Technicians ($26.40). Laboratory Assistants at Stanford Hospital and Clinics do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $23.00 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $63.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Stanford, Calif. ($38.76), Palo Alto, Calif. ($31.99), and San Francisco, Calif. (around $30.52) are the next top-paying cities.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of approximately $30.00 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $27.49 per hour. The largest fraction of Stanford Hospital and Clinics people (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $39.18 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $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 $44.74 per hour.
Employees who count Oncology among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $49.10 per hour. A common skill in Stanford Hospital and Clinics' work force is Scheduling; roughly a seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Electronic Medical Records, Customer Service, and Patient Education round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at Stanford Hospital and Clinics can sometimes lack paid time off; 37 percent get paid vacation days, and one in four survey participants receive paid sick leave. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. A large number of employees can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.