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Average Hourly Rate for Swedish Medical Center Employees

The average pay for Swedish Medical Center employees is $24.68 per hour — without the $34.20 from overtime earnings. For the most part, employee paychecks at Swedish Medical Center fluctuate depending on how long you've been working; what you do at the company and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Swedish Medical Center typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
at market
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) (24)
$24.24 - $46.78  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (24)
Hourly Rate$24.24 - $46.78  
[+]Medical Assistant (8)
$13.43 - $23.22  
[+]Medical Assistant (8)
Hourly Rate$13.43 - $23.22  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (7)
$25.82 - $48.11  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room (7)
Hourly Rate$25.82 - $48.11  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (5)
$23.89 - $44.21  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN), Emergency Room (5)
Hourly Rate$23.89 - $44.21  
 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: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 172
United States (change)

Years of Experience

For those with at least five years experience, pay generally amounts to $19.29. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Swedish Medical Center people (37 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn approximately $25.10 per hour.


The highest average salaries go to Operating Room Registered Nurses, who bring in close to $38.00, though Physical Therapists are not far behind at around $34.88 along with Registered Nurses (about $32.85) and Emergency Room Registered Nurses ($31.02). Swedish Medical Center hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Nurse Assistants (approximately $16.98).


Median pay is highest in Issaquah ($29.06 per hour), followed by Seattle (around $25.92), Englewood ($24.94), and Denver (about $24.69). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Aurora — at $18.05, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Swedish Medical Center the most — $35.50 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($35.00) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded at $31.11 per hour. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Swedish Medical Center come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $31.18 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Intensive Care Unit seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $34.09. A common skill in Swedish Medical Center's work force is Acute Care; roughly a fifth of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Customer Service, Scheduling, and Medicine / Surgery.


Swedish Medical Center's employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Just a third of workers receive paid time off. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. The list of perks also includes life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and 401(a).

Key Stats

79 %
21 %
Hourly Rate
$17 - $33
Hourly Rate
$16 - $33
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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