Bringing in the most money are Emergency Room Registered Nurses — their earnings average $56.24 per hour. Registered Nurses are a close second at about $56.24 along with Operating Room Registered Nurses (around $53.46) and Physical Therapists ($50.87). Near the bottom at Sutter Health are Medical Assistants, pulling in an average of just approximately $19.85.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($42.92 per hour) can be spotted in Oakland, Calif.; Santa Rosa, Calif. ($39.04), San Francisco, Calif. ($32.61), and Sacramento, Calif. (around $29.68) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Roseville, Calif. at approximately $20.89.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $32.17 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Sutter Health people (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $24.95 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach about $57.47 per hour for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Sutter Health compensates Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)-holders the most at $65.03 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $57.05 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Sutter Health is Customer Service; one-seventh of employees use it for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, and Scheduling.
Benefits and Perks
Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just one in five respondents. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.