Average Hourly Rate for Palo Alto Medical Foundation Employees

Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers report earning an average of $26.77 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $53.25. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Palo Alto Medical Foundation. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Palo Alto Medical Foundation Hourly Rate


Medical Assistant (Certified)
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Medical Assistant
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Administrative Coordinator
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Patient Services Representative
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Surgery Scheduler
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 08 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
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Find out more about pay at Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $24.88 per hour on average. The largest fraction of Palo Alto Medical Foundation people (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn around $26.66 per hour on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($35.00 per hour) can be spotted in Mountain View, Calif.; Sunnyvale, Calif. (approximately $28.99), Palo Alto, Calif. ($26.40), and San Jose, Calif. (about $25.26) are the next top-paying cities. Santa Cruz, Calif. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging approximately $23.00.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Licensed Vocational Nurses, Administrative Coordinators, Certified Medical Assistants, and Surgery Schedulers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $26.19 per hour, the other salaries come in at $25.44, around $25.12, and $24.78, respectively. On the lower end are Medical Assistants at $21.00 on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $75.00 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is an Associate of Science (AS); Palo Alto Medical Foundation awards around $52.66 to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Office Administration; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $25.44 per hour. Customer Service is a popular skill among Palo Alto Medical Foundation workers, with roughly a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Scheduling, Electronic Medical Records, and Insurance.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 18 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly less than a third of workers receiving sick leave. The firm looks out for its employees by sponsoring assorted retirement savings plans such as a 403(b) plan and a 401(k) plan. For most survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Palo Alto Medical Foundation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and 401(a).

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Key Stats for Palo Alto Medical Foundation


74 %
26 %
Hourly Rate
$18 - $31
Hourly Rate
$24 - $41

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Popular Locations for Palo Alto Medical Foundation

  1. Palo Alto, California
  2. San Jose, California
  3. Sunnyvale, California
  4. Santa Cruz, California
  5. Fremont, California
  6. Mountain View, California
  7. San Carlos, California

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