Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $16.97 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make approximately $16.65 per hour on average.
Registered Nurses are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $25.28 per hour on average; Medical Laboratory Scientists are next on the list, bringing in close to about $25.00, followed by Medical Technologists earning $22.82 and Administrative Assistants making $18.00. On the lower end are Outpatient Schedulers at about $14.72 on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $26.14 per hour. Vanderbilt Medical Center provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $29.27 per hour.
In this position, it pays to have Critical Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $26.14 per hour. Scheduling is a popular skill in the Vanderbilt Medical Center workforce; one-seventh of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Data Entry, Microsoft Excel, and Cardiology round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent — the minority — enjoy both paid vacation and paid sick time. 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. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most survey participants, and a solid majority of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.