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Average Hourly Rate for Kindred Healthcare Employees

Employees of Kindred Healthcare bring in an average of $23.20 per hour — $33.26 for overtime. Your role at the company influences pay for Kindred Healthcare workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Kindred Healthcare typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
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Employer: Kindred Healthcare
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (55)
$9.32 - $14.44  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (55)
Overtime$0.00 - $25.41  
Hourly Rate$9.32 - $14.44  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (41)
$21.02 - $35.42  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (41)
Hourly Rate$21.02 - $35.42  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (18)
$15.69 - $24.93  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (18)
Overtime$0.57 - $39.73  
Hourly Rate$15.69 - $24.93  
[+]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 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 498
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The highest average salaries go to Physical Therapists, who bring in close to around $35.38, though Physical Therapist Assistants are not far behind at $27.89 along with Registered Nurses (approximately $26.25) and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants (about $23.28). Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — only $11.28 — relative to the rest of the company.


Median pay is highest in Boston ($27.00 per hour), followed by Indianapolis (about $24.30), Houston (around $23.81), and Denver ($22.00). Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Webster — at $14.48, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across Kindred Healthcare's U.S. offices, employees in the state of California earn the most, taking home approximately $31.67 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to $21.38. In a nutshell, the largest fraction of Kindred Healthcare people (31 percent) have been in their field for one to four years and earn around $21.58 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Registered Nurses, who make about $30.72. Earning an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialist certification garners significant financial rewards of $29.35 per hour. Employees who have a Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology make the most here, hauling in $41.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Rehabilitation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $25.16. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Geriatrics; roughly two-fifths deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Long Term Care, Acute Care, and Elder Care.


Women make up the majority of employees in a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent at Kindred Healthcare enjoy paid vacation time, and just 18 percent can take sick leave. Most workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for more than half of workers, dental coverage is too. Some other perks are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and malpractice / liability insurance.

Key Stats

85 %
15 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $31
Hourly Rate
$12 - $31
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

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