Average Hourly Rate for Sutter Health Employees

The average pay for Sutter Health employees is $30.59 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $51.66. At Sutter Health, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Clinical Pharmacists are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $67.32 per hour on average; Emergency Room Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to $58.46, followed by Registered Nurses earning around $56.46 and Operating Room Registered Nurses making $51.43. With salaries averaging $14.00, Emergency Room Technicians are among the lowest paid at Sutter Health.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $68.45 per hour) can be spotted in Santa Cruz, Calif.; San Mateo, Calif. (approximately $47.11), Santa Rosa, Calif. ($45.00), and San Francisco, Calif. ($34.18) are the next top-paying cities. Roseville, Calif. ranks low on the pay scale — at around $21.67, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Sutter Health employees make the most in California, earning about $31.41 per hour on average.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $28.35 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $25.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $57.00 per hour and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) at Sutter Health come out on top, and their salaries approach around $57.13 per hour.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Oncology among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $59.34 per hour. Customer Service also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in eight of employees surveyed report using it at work. Electronic Medical Records, Microsoft Office, and Data Entry are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Company benefits — namely paid time off for both vacation and sick leave — are received by just 18 percent. Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Sutter Health, including a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. At Sutter Health, most employees have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. Other privileges include life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Sutter Health


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$16 - $49
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$15 - $43
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