Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

The average pay for Sutter Health employees is $29.93 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $44.68. At Sutter Health, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and your city each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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.

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Key Stats for Sutter Health


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30 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $48
Hourly Rate
$16 - $38

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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