The highest paychecks go to Dialysis Registered Nurses, who earn an average about $29.37 per hour, closely trailed by Licensed Practical Nurses (around $19.21), Certified Hemodialysis Technicians ($15.29), and Administrative Assistants ($14.92). Patient Care Technicians are among the lowest paid at a median salary of $13.40.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $31.86 per hour) can be spotted in Sacramento, Calif.; Denver, Colo. ($29.45), Houston, Texas ($26.34), and San Antonio, Texas (approximately $24.88) are the next top-paying cities. Baltimore, Md. ranks low on the pay scale — at $16.63, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is around $22.17 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at DaVita Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $18.72 per hour on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $16.94 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (around $29.53 per hour) than those without credentials. The best paid folks at DaVita Inc. have a Master of Social Work (MSW), Clinical Social Work (CSW), earning $34.70 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 $28.18 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at DaVita Inc. is Dialysis, with the greater part considering it a key competency. Phlebotomy, Renal, and Patient Education were also reported by many survey participants.
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
Only one in four workers at DaVita Inc. enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of workers can take sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a strong majority of employees use it to save for retirement. For a large number of workers, benefits include health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage, too. Perks also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a stock purchase plan, and flexible hours.