Average Salary for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner to Laboratory Manager. An average Vanderbilt Medical Center employee can expect to make $51K per year. Your role at the company influences pay for Vanderbilt Medical Center workers the most, followed by your experience level. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


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Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $69K annually. Overall, the greater share of Vanderbilt Medical Center folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $57K per year.


Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $83K annually — though Laboratory Managers, Physical Therapists, and Grants Managers also do fairly well at approximately $61K, around $61K, and about $59K, respectively. Research Analysts at Vanderbilt Medical Center do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions (around $35K on average) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $91K per year for Project Management Professionals; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners with credentials; these people earn $83K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN); Vanderbilt Medical Center awards $85K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Medicine / Surgery; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $79K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, one in seven of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Clinical Research, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

Just a quarter of respondents receive paid time off. Workers can easily stock up on retirement savings by participating in several options such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. At Vanderbilt Medical Center, most survey participants have health insurance, and most employees have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Rated 4 out of 5
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