Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

On average, Sutter Health employees receive $29.93 per hour. When overtime pay is included, this wage rises to $44.68. Your job title influences pay for Sutter Health workers the most, followed by your experience level and your city. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Clinical Pharmacists earn the highest median pay at approximately $67.32 per hour, followed by Operating Room Registered Nurses (around $57.87), Emergency Room Registered Nurses (about $57.00), and Registered Nurses ($55.00). Patient Services Representatives are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $15.00.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Sutter Health for between five and 10 years earn $27.92 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Sutter Health folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $26.53 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; Oakland, Calif. (around $37.50), San Francisco, Calif. ($34.00), and Modesto, Calif. (approximately $33.00) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $16.00) is Tracy, Calif. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of California; pay there average to $30.91 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $58.19 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Sutter Health workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning about $40.85 on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $60.00 per hour. A common skill in Sutter Health's work force is Customer Service; approximately one in seven of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers usually know Microsoft Office, Counseling, and Insurance as well.

Benefits and Perks

The company is somewhat lacking in the benefits department, and only 22 percent report compensation for sick days and vacation time. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At Sutter Health, most respondents have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sutter Health


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