The highest paychecks go to Clinical Pharmacists, who earn an average approximately $67.32 per hour, closely trailed by Operating Room Registered Nurses ($57.87), Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($57.00), and Registered Nurses ($55.00). Patient Services Representatives at Sutter Health do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (about $15.00 on average) at the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Sutter Health for between five and 10 years earn around $27.92 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (38 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $26.53 per hour on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; Oakland, Calif. ($37.50), San Francisco, Calif. (approximately $34.00), and Modesto, Calif. (around $33.00) are the next top-paying cities. Tracy, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging about $16.00. Across Sutter Health's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $30.91 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $58.19 per hour. Sutter Health provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in around $40.85 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Oncology in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $60.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about a seventh of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other top skills include Microsoft Office, Counseling, and Insurance.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Sutter Health has room for improvement — only 22 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At Sutter Health, a large number of workers have health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage. Sutter Health also dishes out privileges such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.