Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

Employees of Sutter Health bring in an average of $29.50 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $40.83. For the most part, employee paychecks at Sutter Health fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Sutter Health typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Sutter Health
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
$33.54 - $72.23  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
Hourly Rate$33.54 - $72.23  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$11.87 - $24.49  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Hourly Rate$11.87 - $24.49  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
$57.73 - $80.92  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
Hourly Rate$57.73 - $80.92  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
$12.74 - $25.92  
[+]Medical Assistant (3)
Hourly Rate$12.74 - $25.92  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 169
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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Clinical Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, and Desktop Support Technicians; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $67.32, the other salaries come in at $62.45, around $55.50, and about $24.50, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Sutter Health are Certified Medical Assistants — typical salaries for this role approach $14.59.

Years of Experience

Average pay is typically $27.86 for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Sutter Health folks have one to four years of experience and earn $24.57 per hour.


Median pay is highest in San Mateo ($47.11 per hour), followed by Modesto (about $46.26), Oakland (approximately $39.82), and Vallejo (around $39.00). Expected earnings are below average ($26.23) in Sacramento, one of the lowest-paid cities.

Certifications and Degrees

Oncology Certified Nurses earn $60.00, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Registered Nurses with credentials; these people typically earn around $55.80 per hour. Sutter Health workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are also well compensated, earning approximately $57.93 on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Oncology; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $61.04. Customer Service is a popular skill among Sutter Health workers, with approximately one-seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just a third of workers. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. A strong majority of workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. Privileges also include tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

Key Stats for Sutter Health


68 %
32 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $52
Hourly Rate
$14 - $35
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 35 votes.

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