Bringing in the most money are Dialysis Registered Nurses — their earnings average about $28.75 per hour. Licensed Practical Nurses are a close second at around $18.97 along with Certified Hemodialysis Technicians ($15.39) and Administrative Assistants (approximately $14.81). On the lower end are Patient Care Technicians at $13.32 on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($28.36 per hour) can be spotted in Denver, Colo.; Houston, Texas (approximately $26.03), San Antonio, Texas (around $24.88), and Savannah, Ga. ($18.60) are the next top-paying cities. Baltimore, Md. is near the bottom for pay at $16.63. By state, DaVita Inc. employees make the most in Michigan, earning $24.09 per hour on average.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to about $18.52 per hour. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of DaVita Inc. employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $16.58 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $29.03 per hour. Employees who have a Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work (CSW) make the most here, hauling in $32.17 per hour.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Case Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $28.24 per hour. A common skill in DaVita Inc.'s work force is Dialysis; a majority of survey participants report using it on the job. Phlebotomy, Renal, and Patient Education are also desirable skills.
Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at DaVita Inc. can sometimes lack paid time off; one in four survey participants get paid vacation days, and one in six survey participants receive paid sick leave. A strong majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most respondents, and a fair number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.