Nurse Practitioners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $85.72 per hour — though Operating Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Radiologic Technologists also do fairly well at around $71.76, $67.92, and approximately $56.01, respectively. Stanford Hospital and Clinics hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Medical Assistants (about $23.40 on average).
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($70.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. ($49.91), Palo Alto, Calif. (around $35.83), and Stanford, Calif. ($34.79) are the next top-paying cities. Oakland, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $22.86.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $32.49 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics workforce (40 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $32.20 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
American Nurses Credentialing Center Members have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $78.45 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Stanford Hospital and Clinics awards around $76.88 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Acute Care; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $70.03 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, around one in five of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other skills in demand are Scheduling, Microsoft Office, and Electronic Medical Records.
Benefits and Perks
The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for the vast majority of workers and dental coverage for most employees. Some other advantages of working at Stanford Hospital and Clinics are tuition reimbursement, a defined benefit retirement plan, life insurance, and defined contribution (dc) retirement plan.