Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $31.01 per hour — though Dialysis Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Certified Dialysis Technicians also do fairly well at about $30.51, $18.55, and around $15.65, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $14.18, Patient Care Technicians are among the lowest paid at DaVita Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.19 per hour) can be spotted in Los Angeles, Calif.; Houston, Texas (around $22.50), Denver, Colo. (approximately $22.11), and Las Vegas, Nev. (about $19.74) are the next top-paying cities. At $17.36, Dallas, Texas is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across DaVita Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $26.36 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at DaVita Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $20.03 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of DaVita Inc. employees (37 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $17.07 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($30.44 per hour) than those without credentials. It pays to have a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at DaVita Inc. — these employees make the most at $34.82 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Acute Care; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $30.07 per hour. A common skill in DaVita Inc.'s work force is Dialysis; the greater part of survey participants report using it on the job. Other skills in demand are Phlebotomy, Patient Education, and Customer Service.
The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
A majority of respondents participate in a 401(k) program. Most respondents can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. The list of perks also includes tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, a stock purchase plan, and 401(a).