Average Hourly Rate for Kindred Healthcare Employees

Median pay for Kindred Healthcare workers sits around $23.74 per hour, and overtime compensation can push that up to $34.74. For the most part, employee paychecks at Kindred Healthcare fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Kindred Healthcare Hourly Rate


Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
77 profiles

Registered Nurse (RN)
45 profiles

Physical Therapist Assistant
38 profiles

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
36 profiles

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)
32 profiles

Physical Therapist (PT)
26 profiles

Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
16 profiles

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  • Updated: 20 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 680
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The highest average salaries go to Physical Therapists, who bring in close to around $38.82 per hour, though Physical Therapist Assistants are not far behind at $29.27 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $28.97) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants ($26.77). Certified Nurse Assistants make an average $12.08, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $31.78 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Kansas City, Mo. ($30.52), Chicago, Ill. ($26.49), and Indianapolis, Ind. (approximately $25.89) are the next top-paying cities. At about $18.21, Louisville, Ky. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Across Kindred Healthcare's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home $25.98 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Kindred Healthcare for between five and 10 years earn around $23.21 per hour on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Kindred Healthcare employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $21.81 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses receive bigger paychecks ($30.65 per hour) than those without credentials. Kindred Healthcare compensates Master of Physical Therapy (MPT)-holders the most at $42.44 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Geriatrics; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $26.62 per hour. Long Term Care is regularly seen around here; approximately one-fourth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Rehabilitation, Acute Care, and Elder Care are also desirable skills.


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

Kindred Healthcare lets only one in six employees take paid vacation and only 8 percent take sick leave. A majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. The larger part of employees can count on health insurance, and a majority of employees have dental coverage as a benefit. Kindred Healthcare employees also enjoy perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Kindred Healthcare


83 %
17 %
Hourly Rate
$12 - $30
Hourly Rate
$12 - $34

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 229 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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