Clinical Pharmacists represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $67.32 per hour — though Registered Nurses, Emergency Room Registered Nurses, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers also do fairly well at approximately $58.55, around $54.00, and about $42.30, respectively. Near the bottom at Sutter Health are Patient Services Representatives, pulling in an average of just $14.00.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $27.86 per hour for those with five to nine years of experience. The largest slice of the Sutter Health workforce (39 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $26.96 per hour.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; Oakland, Calif. ($37.50), San Francisco, Calif. ($34.00), and Sacramento, Calif. ($29.67) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Roseville, Calif. — at approximately $22.00, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Sutter Health workers in California earn the most — $31.16 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to approximately $55.80 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $40.34 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of around $61.04 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Customer Service; on the survey, close to one-seventh of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Office, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
When it comes to employee benefits, Sutter Health has room for improvement — only a quarter of respondents are paid for vacation and sick time. 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. Most workers have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of employees also include dental insurance. Some other perks are life insurance and tuition reimbursement.