Average Salary for Vanderbilt Medical Center Employees

Operating out of Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt Medical Center employs talent in positions ranging from Physical Therapist to Application Developer. A salary of $52K annually is the median rate at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Vanderbilt Medical Center paychecks are largely negotiated based on your role at the company, though how long you've been working is also considered. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Vanderbilt Medical Center Median Salary by Job





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Grants Manager
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
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About This Company

2101 West End Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37240


Vanderbilt Medical Center pays its employees an average of $64,359 a year. Salaries at Vanderbilt Medical Center range from an average of $38,464 to $104,663 a year. Vanderbilt Medical Center employees with the job title Anesthesiologist make the most with an average annual salary of $211,593, while employees with the title Surgery Scheduler make the least with an average annual salary of $19,971.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $71K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Vanderbilt Medical Center employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $53K annually on average.


The highest paychecks go to Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, who earn an average around $83K per year, closely trailed by Physical Therapists (approximately $62K), Laboratory Managers ($61K), and Grants Managers ($59K). Research Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $35K.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $91K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to about $84K per year for accredited Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists. Vanderbilt Medical Center compensates Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)-holders the most at approximately $120K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Operations Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $70K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in six of Vanderbilt Medical Center's people use it regularly. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Vanderbilt Medical Center gives paid vacation days to one in four survey participants and sick leave to 18 percent. 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 strong majority of employees have health insurance, and a solid majority of survey participants have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Vanderbilt Medical Center


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35 %
$35,378 - $80,045
$40,609 - $84,687

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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