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Average Hourly Rate for Surgical Care Affiliates Employees

Expected pay for Surgical Care Affiliates workers is around $20.86 per hour, with overtime bringing in $43.67. Though your role at the company and your experience level are influential salary factors for those at Surgical Care Affiliates, geography turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Surgical Care Affiliates typically pays:
below market
Similar employers pay:
at market
Similar companies include:
Danbury Hospital
Employer: Surgical Care Affiliates
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (7)
$26.77 - $48.13  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (7)
Hourly Rate$26.77 - $48.13  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
$23.10 - $45.27  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Hourly Rate$23.10 - $45.27  
[+]Medical Biller (2)
$14.10 - $23.55  
[+]Medical Biller (2)
Hourly Rate$14.10 - $23.55  
[+]Medical Coder (2)
$14.54 - $27.30  
[+]Medical Coder (2)
Hourly Rate$14.54 - $27.30  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Surgical Care Affiliates Details



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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $41.20 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles; Danbury ($24.00), San Diego ($23.88), and Austin (about $17.70) are the next top-paying cities. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $30.44 per hour on average.


Operating Room Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $40.13; Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to $32.60, followed by Surgery Schedulers earning approximately $19.40 and Medical Coders making around $18.25. On the lower end are Medical Billers at about $18.00.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $20.00. Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make $18.28. Overall, the greater share of Surgical Care Affiliates folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn $24.90 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (approximately $41.13) than those without credentials. Becoming a Basic Life Support Specialist can certainly pay off here; those folks make $40.13. Surgical Care Affiliates compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at around $40.48 per hour.


The highest paying skill to have in this role seems to be Orthopedics; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $40.48. One of the more prevalent skills at Surgical Care Affiliates is Operating Room / OR, with more than a third considering it a key competency. Medicine / Surgery, Billing, and Medical Coding were also reported by many survey participants.


Surgical Care Affiliates' employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 45 percent receiving paid vacation and one in four workers receiving paid sick days. A strong majority of workers save for retirement through Surgical Care Affiliates' 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for the greater part of workers, and for a fair portion of workers, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and free drinks.

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