Nurse Practitioners are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $85.72 per hour; Registered Nurses, Operating Room Registered Nurses, and Emergency Room Registered Nurses also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $69.31, about $69.00, and $67.41, respectively. On the lower end are Patient Services Representatives at around $18.00 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $73.57 per hour) can be spotted in San Jose, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. (around $50.00), Redwood City, Calif. ($47.50), and Palo Alto, Calif. (approximately $35.19) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $21.00) in Oakland, Calif., one of the lowest-paid cities.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Stanford Hospital and Clinics for between five and 10 years earn $32.49 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Stanford Hospital and Clinics people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $32.20 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
American Nurses Credentialing Center Members receive bigger paychecks ($78.45 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN); Stanford Hospital and Clinics awards approximately $74.00 to these degree-holders.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Pediatrics among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $58.50 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of Stanford Hospital and Clinics' people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Scheduling, and Electronic Medical Records.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Stanford Hospital and Clinics gives paid vacation days to one in five survey participants and sick leave to 8 percent. Stanford Hospital and Clinics helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan, a 403(b) plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all respondents and dental coverage for most workers. Stanford Hospital and Clinics also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, defined contribution (dc) retirement plan, and a defined benefit retirement plan.