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Average Hourly Rate for Swedish Medical Center Employees

Employees of Swedish Medical Center bring in an average of $24.52 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $42.11. At Swedish Medical Center, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your experience level — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your role at the company and where you live each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Swedish Medical Center typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Swedish Medical Center
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) (29)
$24.03 - $46.41  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (29)
Overtime$35.98 - $72.06  
Hourly Rate$24.03 - $46.41  
[+]Medical Assistant (7)
$13.78 - $23.75  
[+]Medical Assistant (7)
Hourly Rate$13.78 - $23.75  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (6)
$26.33 - $48.13  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (6)
Hourly Rate$26.33 - $48.13  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (6)
$24.03 - $45.28  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (6)
Hourly Rate$24.03 - $45.28  
 Precise Range (?
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: 191

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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $19.53 per hour. The largest fraction of Swedish Medical Center people (41 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $24.61 per hour on average.


Bringing in the most money are Operating Room Registered Nurses — their earnings average about $38.30 per hour. Physical Therapists are a close second at $34.88 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $32.85) and Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($31.85). Near the bottom at Swedish Medical Center are Certified Nurse Assistants, pulling in an average of just $17.37.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($26.03 per hour) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; Englewood, Colo. (around $24.94), Denver, Colo. (about $24.65), and Issaquah, Wash. (approximately $22.81) are the next top-paying cities. Aurora, Colo. ranks low on the pay scale — at $18.05, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $24.50 per hour) in Colorado.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists, who make $33.35 per hour. Swedish Medical Center workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) are also well compensated, earning approximately $31.18 on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Intensive Care Unit among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $34.13 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Swedish Medical Center is Acute Care; one-fifth of employees use it for work. Customer Service, Scheduling, and Medicine / Surgery are also desirable skills.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

The company does pay out vacation and sick days, but these benefits are received by only a third of employees. Swedish Medical Center helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. At Swedish Medical Center, almost all workers have health insurance, and nearly all employees have dental coverage. Swedish Medical Center employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Swedish Medical Center


79 %
21 %
Hourly Rate
$17 - $31
Hourly Rate
$16 - $37
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 39 votes.
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