Average Hourly Rate for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

As healthcare evolves, Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt Medical Center opens its doors to new talent, seeking candidates for positions stretching from Registered Nurse to Medical Technologist. Vanderbilt Medical Center offers employees an average of $19.86 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $27.00. Though how long you've been working is an influential salary factor for those at Vanderbilt Medical Center, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Vanderbilt Medical Center typically pays:
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Employer: Vanderbilt Medical Center
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
$21.03 - $36.06  
[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Hourly Rate$21.03 - $36.06  
[+]Medical Technologist (3)
$17.28 - $25.90  
[+]Medical Technologist (3)
Hourly Rate$17.28 - $25.90  
[+]Outpatient Scheduler (2)
$11.93 - $18.51  
[+]Outpatient Scheduler (2)
Hourly Rate$11.93 - $18.51  
[+]Research Assistant, Medical (2)
$9.45 - $19.48  
[+]Research Assistant, Medical (2)
Hourly Rate$9.45 - $19.48  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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About This Company

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


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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.

Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


68 %
32 %
Hourly Rate
$13 - $25
Hourly Rate
$14 - $32
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

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