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 Physiatrist. The median salary at Vanderbilt Medical Center is $51K annually. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working factors into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $52K per year. Average pay is $69K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of Vanderbilt Medical Center folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average $62K per year.


The highest average salaries go to Physiatrists, who bring in close to around $170K annually, though Acute Care Nurse Practitioners are not far behind at approximately $88K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Acute Care Nurse Practitioners earn about $88K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, employees who hold a Doctorate (PhD) receive the highest salaries at approximately $95K.


In this position, it pays to have Intensive Care Unit in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of around $88K 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. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, and Molecular Biology.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 35 percent. Vanderbilt Medical Center workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. Health insurance is part of the package for most survey participants, and for the larger part of respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Vanderbilt Medical Center are a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


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36 %
$36,809 - $63,568
$40,236 - $98,087
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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