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Average Hourly Rate for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

Based in Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Medical Center has job openings extending from Registered Nurse to Medical Technologist, viable employment options for those looking to enter the ever-expanding field of healthcare. The average pay for Vanderbilt Medical Center employees is $19.81 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $28.98. The most important factor affecting pay for Vanderbilt Medical Center employees is your role at the company, though your experience level plays a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Vanderbilt Medical Center typically pays:
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Vanderbilt, HCA, Inc., Vanderbilt Hospital
Employer: Vanderbilt Medical Center
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About This Company

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


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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.

Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


66 %
34 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $24
Hourly Rate
$19 - $30
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 27 votes.
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