Physical Therapists rake in the most money, with average earnings of $35.64 per hour; Speech-Language Pathologists come in second with average earnings amounting to around $35.64, while Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and Registered Nurses rank near the top as well ($28.79 and about $28.42, respectively). With salaries averaging $11.53, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at Kindred Healthcare.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $35.42 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Seattle, Wash. (about $25.11), Fort Worth, Texas (around $23.33), and Indianapolis, Ind. ($23.00) are the next top-paying cities. Houston, Texas is near the bottom for pay at $17.10. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at approximately $30.54 per hour.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Kindred Healthcare for between five and 10 years earn $22.02 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Kindred Healthcare employees (30 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $20.81 per hour on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $30.69 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (OT) make the most here, hauling in $38.66 per hour.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Rehabilitation; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $26.71 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Geriatrics; more than a third consider it a key competency. Long Term Care, Acute Care, and Elder Care were also reported by many survey participants.
Kindred Healthcare'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
A quarter of employees receive paid vacation, and only an eighth of survey participants get sick leave. A solid majority of workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Kindred Healthcare sponsors. Kindred Healthcare provides health insurance to a majority of respondents, and the larger part of workers do receive dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and free drinks.