Average Hourly Rate for Swedish Medical Center Employees

Swedish Medical Center workers earn an average of $24.77 per hour normally and $36.80 during overtime hours. Swedish Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on how long you've been working, though what you do at the company and geography are also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Swedish Medical Center typically pays:
above market
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Employer: Swedish Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (24)
$24.24 - $47.58  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (24)
Overtime$1.64 - $72.36  
Hourly Rate$24.24 - $47.58  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (8)
$26.16 - $48.76  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (8)
Hourly Rate$26.16 - $48.76  
[+]Medical Assistant (8)
$13.61 - $23.28  
[+]Medical Assistant (8)
Hourly Rate$13.61 - $23.28  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (5)
$24.14 - $43.78  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (5)
Hourly Rate$24.14 - $43.78  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay generally amounts to around $19.29. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (37 percent) have been working for one to four years and make about $25.10 per hour.


Operating Room Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of $38.00; Physical Therapists come in second with typical earnings amounting to $34.88, while Registered Nurses and Emergency Room Registered Nurses rank near the top as well ($32.85 and approximately $31.02, respectively). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — only $16.98 — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in Issaquah ($29.06 per hour), followed by Seattle ($26.13), Englewood (approximately $24.94), and Denver (around $24.69). At about $18.05, Aurora is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Swedish Medical Center pays its Florida employees the most; the pay rate there is around $35.50 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $35.00. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn $30.89 per hour. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Swedish Medical Center — these employees make the most at approximately $31.18 per hour.


Employees who count Intensive Care Unit among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is about $34.09. Acute Care is regularly seen around here; just under one in five of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Customer Service, Scheduling, and Medicine / Surgery.


Women make up the majority of employees in a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Just a third of workers receive paid time off. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Nearly all workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. Swedish Medical Center folks also make good use of life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats for Swedish Medical Center


80 %
20 %
Hourly Rate
$17 - $32
Hourly Rate
$16 - $33
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 40 votes.

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