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Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

On average, Sutter Health employees receive $29.60 per hour, not counting the $41.70 for overtime. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and geography are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Sutter Health. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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) (9)
$33.79 - $72.21  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
Hourly Rate$33.79 - $72.21  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
$11.79 - $24.43  
[+]Administrative Assistant (4)
Hourly Rate$11.79 - $24.43  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
$57.56 - $81.77  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
Hourly Rate$57.56 - $81.77  
[+]Emergency Room (ER) Technician (3)
$11.07 - $23.89  
[+]Emergency Room (ER) Technician (3)
Hourly Rate$11.07 - $23.89  
 Precise Range (?
XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
)     Estimated Range (?
XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 175
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The highest average salaries go to Emergency Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $70.00, though Clinical Pharmacists are not far behind at $67.32 along with Registered Nurses ($56.50) and Licensed Clinical Social Workers (about $38.86). Emergency Room Technicians make around $16.00, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

For employees with five to ten years at the company, wages tend to be at the approximately $28.34 mark. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Sutter Health employees (31 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $24.97 per hour.


Median pay is highest in San Mateo (approximately $47.11 per hour), followed by Modesto (about $46.26), Oakland ($40.60), and San Francisco (around $34.00). Burlingame is near the bottom for pay at $23.50.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn approximately $57.72, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn around $55.80 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Sutter Health — these employees make the most at $60.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Case Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $41.64. A common skill in Sutter Health's work force is Customer Service; approximately one-seventh of survey participants report using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Emergency Room , and Electronic Medical Records.

Benefits and Perks

Merely a third of workers at Sutter Health earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Sutter Health helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Perks cover health insurance for the greater part of workers and dental coverage for a strong majority of workers. The list of perks also includes life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

67 %
33 %
Hourly Rate
$15 - $50
Hourly Rate
$15 - $38
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

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