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Average Salary for Amedisys, Inc. Employees

Baton Rouge, La.-based Amedisys, Inc. hires for positions ranging from Director of Operations to Licensed Practical Nurse in the home health care services. The average Amedisys, Inc. employee earns $54K annually. At Amedisys, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and your city each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Amedisys, Inc. typically pays:
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816

Home Health Care Services

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Directors of Operations earn the highest median pay at about $76K per year, followed by Clinical Nurse Managers (around $70K), Hospice Social Workers ($49K), and Registered Nurses ($46K). Hospice & Home Care Bereavement Coordinators make an average approximately $34K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $45K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $42K per year on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($63K annually) can be spotted in the company's headquarter city of Baton Rouge, La.; Raleigh, N.C. (around $63K), Wichita, Kan. (about $55K), and Charleston, S.C. ($39K) are the next top-paying cities. Walterboro, S.C. ranks low on the pay scale — at $34K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. Amedisys, Inc. workers in Kentucky earn the most — about $79K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $70K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Registered Nurses with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $66K per year. Amedisys, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA) are also well compensated, earning approximately $81K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $84K annually. Home Health/Home Care is regularly seen around here; about a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Bereavement Counseling, Hospice, and Case Management round out the set of key employee skills.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents save for retirement through Amedisys, Inc.'s 401(k) plan. A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Perks also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Amedisys, Inc.


88 %
13 %
$37,671 - $82,432
$33,500 - $84,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
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