Nearing the top of the pay scale are Dialysis Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Certified Hemodialysis Technicians, and Administrative Assistants; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $29.61 per hour, the other salaries come in at $18.83, around $14.95, and about $14.92, respectively. Patient Care Technicians at DaVita Inc. do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($13.62 on average) at the company.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($30.00 per hour) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Denver, Colo. (about $27.83), Atlanta, Ga. (approximately $26.19), and Houston, Texas (around $26.07) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $15.99) is Dallas, Texas. Across DaVita Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $27.22 per hour.
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $18.90 per hour. The largest fraction of DaVita Inc. people (34 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $16.89 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $29.78 per hour. Regarding pay and education, DaVita Inc. pays those with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) the most — around $35.49.
In this position, it pays to have Acute Care in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $28.32 per hour. Dialysis is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; the larger part of DaVita Inc.'s people use it regularly. Key skills also include Phlebotomy, Patient Education, and Customer Service.
DaVita Inc.'s employees who participated in the survey are more likely to be female — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
DaVita Inc. lets only one in five employees take paid vacation and only an eighth of employees take sick leave. The larger part of employees report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and a solid majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other advantages of working at DaVita Inc. are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a stock purchase plan, and a casual working environment.