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Sutter Health Nurse Pay and Benefits Remain Industry Leaders

A nurse who works full-time at a Sutter Health hospital that has a contract with the California Nurses Union earns:

  • An average of $137,000 per year (based on 2012 W2s)
  • A generous employer-paid pension
  • Up to 40 paid days off per year
  • And most have an option of a 100% employer-paid health benefits package, or low-cost benefits

A part-time nurse earns an average of $105,000 per year.