Average total pay: $121,908
Manager-Director*Best Companies rank: 59
Headquarters: San Diego, CA
Compensation policy at Scripps, which includes five hospitals in San Diego County, is to pay 65% of the market. As a result, registered nurses get annual base pay of $80,460, topped
by an average bonus of $26,200. More than 238 nurses at Scripps make at least $100,000 annually. The company's unusual retirement plan increases the employee match of contributions as
they get older.
And when it comes to health-insurance premiums, Scripps staffers pay only 4%, vs. the 27% national average. Even for dependents, Scripps picks up 88% of the premium. Scripps reduces
the premium even more for lower-paid employees.NEXT: MITRE