Average Salary for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Acute Care Nurse Practitioner to Laboratory Manager. The average employee at Vanderbilt Medical Center takes home $53K per year. The most important factor affecting pay for Vanderbilt Medical Center employees is what you do at the company, though your experience level plays a role as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make approximately $53K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $69K per year. Overall, the greater share of Vanderbilt Medical Center folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $67K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Physiatrists — their earnings average $170K per year. Acute Care Nurse Practitioners are a close second at around $88K along with Laboratory Managers ($60K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Basic Life Support Specialists, who make around $88K annually. Vanderbilt Medical Center compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at $95K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Adobe Photoshop; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $71K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; close to one-sixth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Molecular Biology.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about a third of respondents — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


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$36,809 - $63,568
$40,411 - $97,436
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1-4 years
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

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