The highest average salaries go to Clinical Pharmacists, who bring in close to $67.32 per hour, though Operating Room Registered Nurses are not far behind at $57.87 along with Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($57.00) and Registered Nurses (about $55.00). Sutter Health hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Emergency Room Technicians (around $15.00 on average).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $28.35 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Sutter Health employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn around $26.01 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. ($41.22), Modesto, Calif. (about $33.00), and San Francisco, Calif. ($32.21) are the next top-paying cities. At approximately $16.00, Tracy, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — around $30.27 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $58.19 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Sutter Health pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — approximately $40.85.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Oncology; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $60.00 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; about one in seven of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Office, and Insurance.
Benefits and Perks
Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in five respondents. Sutter Health workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for most workers and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Perks also include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.