Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Vanderbilt Medical Center for between five and ten years earn $16.38 on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Vanderbilt Medical Center employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn around $16.38 per hour.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Operating Room Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses, Medical Laboratory Scientists, and Medical Technologists; while the first receives the highest median pay at $33.27, the other salaries come in at approximately $26.50, $25.00, and about $22.82, respectively. Financial compensation for Medical Research Assistants is rather low — only $14.18 — relative to the rest of the company.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make $26.50. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists with credentials; these people typically earn around $24.19 per hour. Vanderbilt Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in approximately $29.27 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Critical Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $26.50. Scheduling is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; about a seventh of Vanderbilt Medical Center's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Customer Service, Acute Care, and Molecular Biology.
Benefits and Perks
Only one-half of workers receive paid vacation and sick leave. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. The greater part of workers report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage. Vanderbilt Medical Center employees also enjoy perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.