Bringing in the most money are Clinical Pharmacists — their earnings average approximately $67.32 per hour. Emergency Room Registered Nurses are a close second at about $59.99 along with Registered Nurses ($58.55) and Operating Room Registered Nurses ($51.43). With salaries averaging $14.00, Patient Services Representatives are among the lowest paid at Sutter Health.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $28.80 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $26.01 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. ($40.00), Oakland, Calif. ($39.82), and Sacramento, Calif. (approximately $28.85) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $22.00) is Roseville, Calif. By state, Sutter Health employees make the most in California, earning around $34.08 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($58.96 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Sutter Health awards $40.34 to these degree-holders.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Oncology; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $61.04 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Sutter Health workers, with roughly a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Case Management.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in four employees. 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. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance and tuition reimbursement.