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Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

Employees of Sutter Health bring in an average of $30.12 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $44.78. Though how long you've been working and your city do impact pay, what you do at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at Sutter Health. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Sutter Health typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health, Eskaton
Employer: Sutter Health
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Clinical Pharmacists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $67.32 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Emergency Room Registered Nurses, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers also do fairly well at approximately $58.55, around $54.00, and about $42.30, respectively. Near the bottom at Sutter Health are Patient Services Representatives, pulling in an average of just $14.00.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $27.86 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Sutter Health workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $26.96 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; Oakland, Calif. ($37.50), San Francisco, Calif. ($34.00), and Sacramento, Calif. ($29.67) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Roseville, Calif. — at approximately $22.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Sutter Health workers in California earn the most — $31.16 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $55.80 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $40.34 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $61.04 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, close to one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Office, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Sutter Health has room for improvement — only a quarter of respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. With an eye toward the future, Sutter Health offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Some other perks are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Sutter Health


69 %
31 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $50
Hourly Rate
$17 - $40
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
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