Average Hourly Rate for Kindred Healthcare Employees

The average pay for Kindred Healthcare employees is $23.29 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $33.41. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Kindred Healthcare workers, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Kindred Healthcare
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (55)
$9.68 - $15.13  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (55)
Overtime$0.00 - $26.68  
Hourly Rate$9.68 - $15.13  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (40)
$20.90 - $35.49  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (40)
Hourly Rate$20.90 - $35.49  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (19)
$15.75 - $25.00  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (19)
Overtime$0.57 - $39.73  
Hourly Rate$15.75 - $25.00  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (13)
$27.79 - $48.48  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (13)
Hourly Rate$27.79 - $48.48  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 512
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About This Company

United States of America 


Health care, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Kindred Health Care

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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.

Key Stats for Kindred Healthcare


85 %
15 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $31
Hourly Rate
$12 - $32
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 124 votes.

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