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Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

Employees of Sutter Health bring in an average of $32.85 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $45.03. Your job title plays the largest role in compensation at Sutter Health, but how long you've been working and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Sutter Health typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Similar companies include:
Kaiser Permanente, Dignity Health, Mercy Hospital
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)
$35.26 - $75.09  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (7)
Hourly Rate$35.26 - $75.09  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
$57.80 - $80.51  
[+]Clinical Pharmacist (3)
Hourly Rate$57.80 - $80.51  
[+]Patient Services Representative (3)
$11.02 - $17.72  
[+]Patient Services Representative (3)
Hourly Rate$11.02 - $17.72  
[+]Emergency Room (ER) Technician (3)
$12.06 - $21.47  
[+]Emergency Room (ER) Technician (3)
Hourly Rate$12.06 - $21.47  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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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: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 181

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Bringing in the most money are Clinical Pharmacists — their earnings average approximately $67.32 per hour. Emergency Room Registered Nurses are a close second at about $59.99 along with Registered Nurses ($58.55) and Operating Room Registered Nurses ($51.43). With salaries averaging $14.00, Patient Services Representatives are among the lowest paid at Sutter Health.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $28.80 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (39 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $26.01 per hour.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $47.11 per hour) can be spotted in San Mateo, Calif.; San Francisco, Calif. ($40.00), Oakland, Calif. ($39.82), and Sacramento, Calif. (approximately $28.85) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $22.00) is Roseville, Calif. By state, Sutter Health employees make the most in California, earning around $34.08 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($58.96 per hour) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Sutter Health awards $40.34 to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Oncology; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $61.04 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Sutter Health workers, with roughly a seventh of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Case Management.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only one in four employees. 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. Health insurance is part of the package for most respondents, and for a large number of respondents, dental coverage is too. Employees can also look forward to life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Sutter Health


68 %
32 %
Hourly Rate
$16 - $51
Hourly Rate
$17 - $40
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.
United States (change)

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