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Average Salary for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Physiatrist to Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. The median income for Vanderbilt Medical Center employees is $51K annually. Vanderbilt Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though how long you've been working is also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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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 with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $51K per year on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $70K annually on average. The largest fraction of Vanderbilt Medical Center people (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn about $62K per year on average.


Physiatrists are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $170K annually; Acute Care Nurse Practitioners also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $88K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Basic Life Support Specialists, who make $88K annually. The highest-paying degree here is a Doctorate (PhD); Vanderbilt Medical Center awards approximately $95K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, Critical Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of about $92K per year. One of the more prevalent skills at Vanderbilt Medical Center is Project Management, with close to one-seventh considering it a key competency. Molecular Biology, Microsoft Excel, and Office Management round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

One in three workers — 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. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, a fair number of employees have health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Vanderbilt Medical Center folks also make good use of a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


65 %
35 %
$36,677 - $70,470
$40,075 - $98,696
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 26 votes.
$51,098 - $66,000

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