The highest average salaries go to Dialysis Registered Nurses, who bring in close to approximately $29.31 per hour, though Licensed Practical Nurses are not far behind at $19.05 along with Certified Hemodialysis Technicians ($15.26) and Administrative Assistants (around $14.96). With salaries averaging about $13.48, Patient Care Technicians are among the lowest paid at DaVita Inc.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($31.86 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Denver, Colo. (approximately $28.75), Houston, Texas (about $25.88), and San Antonio, Texas (around $24.88) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Baltimore, Md. — at $16.63, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across its U.S. offices, the state of California pays DaVita Inc. the most — $21.98 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $18.40 per hour. The largest slice of the DaVita Inc. workforce (35 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $16.59 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $29.55 per hour. It pays to have a Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work (CSW) at DaVita Inc. — these employees make the most at around $32.89 per hour.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Patient Education; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $28.10 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Dialysis; on the survey, the greater part of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to know Phlebotomy, Renal, and Scheduling.
With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of DaVita Inc.'s employees who responded to the survey.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is hard to come by at DaVita Inc.; the company rewards only one in four workers with paid vacation time and only one in seven respondents with sick leave. DaVita Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of employees use this option to save for their retirement. At DaVita Inc., a fair number of survey participants have health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and flexible hours.