Emergency Room Registered Nurses are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $67.41 per hour; Registered Nurses, Patient Care Coordinators, and Sterile Processing Technicians also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $45.00, about $35.50, and around $26.40, respectively. Earning only $23.00 on average, Laboratory Assistants make less than most people in the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($63.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; Stanford, Calif. (around $38.76), Palo Alto, Calif. ($31.99), and San Francisco, Calif. ($30.52) are the next top-paying cities.
Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach about $27.49 per hour. Survey participants who have worked at Stanford Hospital and Clinics for between five and 10 years earn approximately $32.00 per hour on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of $39.18 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $53.00 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $45.62 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Emergency/Trauma in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $45.54 per hour. A garden variety skill at Stanford Hospital and Clinics is Scheduling; nearly one-seventh of Stanford Hospital and Clinics' people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Electronic Medical Records, and Microsoft Office.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about two in five employees receiving paid vacation and close to one-fourth of workers receiving sick leave. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Stanford Hospital and Clinics, including a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.