Average Hourly Rate for UNM Hospital Employees

Based in Albuquerque, N.M., UNM Hospital has job openings extending from Registered Nurse to Medical Assistant, viable employment options for those looking to enter the ever-expanding field of healthcare. The average pay for UNM Hospital employees is $21.52 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $41.39. Though your experience level does impact pay, your role at the company is the primary influence on employee salary at UNM Hospital. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Employer: UNM Hospital
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
$21.18 - $37.86  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (4)
Hourly Rate$21.18 - $37.86  
[+]Medical Assistant (2)
$10.35 - $15.86  
[+]Medical Assistant (2)
Hourly Rate$10.35 - $15.86  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Albuquerque, New Mexico 


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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $14.12. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of UNM Hospital employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $17.38 per hour.


Earning around $29.34 on average, Registered Nurses receive the most money, followed by Medical Assistants (approximately $13.29).

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks (about $27.56) than those without credentials. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $26.47 per hour. The best paid folks at UNM Hospital have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), earning $30.85 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Pediatrics; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $17.82. Phlebotomy is regularly seen around here; slightly less than a third of those surveyed report it as a core competency.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only one in four workers receiving paid vacation and 36 percent receiving paid sick days. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At UNM Hospital, a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

Key Stats for UNM Hospital


57 %
43 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $30
Hourly Rate
$19 - $31
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 3 votes.

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