Physical Therapists earn the highest median pay at $34.56, followed by Physical Therapist Assistants ($27.89), Registered Nurses (approximately $26.53), and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (around $23.55). Earning only about $11.29, Certified Nurse Assistants make less than most people in the company.
Median pay is highest in Nashua ($26.50 per hour), followed by Indianapolis (approximately $24.30), Houston ($23.81), and Louisville ($20.99). Expected earnings are below average (about $14.48) in Webster, one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of $31.47 per hour) in California.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make around $20.88. The largest slice of the Kindred Healthcare workforce (31 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns $22.14 per hour.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $30.25. Acquiring certification to be a Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist is rewarded at $30.00 per hour. Kindred Healthcare workers who hold a Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology are also well compensated, earning approximately $41.00 on average.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Rehabilitation among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $25.91. A garden variety skill at Kindred Healthcare is Geriatrics; nearly two in five of Kindred Healthcare's people use it regularly. Long Term Care, Acute Care, and Elder Care are also desirable skills.
Kindred Healthcare's employees are largely female (the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1).
Benefits and Perks
37 percent receive paid vacation, and only 18 percent get sick leave. Most workers plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. Advantages of working here also include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and malpractice / liability insurance.