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Average Hourly Rate for Kindred Healthcare Employees

Employees of Kindred Healthcare bring in an average of $22.86 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $32.96. For the most part, employee paychecks at Kindred Healthcare fluctuate depending on your role at the company; where you live and how long you've been working also matter, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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How This Employer Pays

Kindred Healthcare typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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) (53)
$9.51 - $16.25  
[-]Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) (53)
Hourly Rate$9.51 - $16.25  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (39)
$21.01 - $36.81  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (39)
Hourly Rate$21.01 - $36.81  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (15)
$15.05 - $24.67  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (15)
Hourly Rate$15.05 - $24.67  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (15)
$28.02 - $48.78  
[+]Physical Therapist (PT) (15)
Hourly Rate$28.02 - $48.78  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 517

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Health care, Nursing and Residential Care Facilities

Kindred Health Care

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Bringing in the most money are Physical Therapists — their earnings average approximately $35.27 per hour. Registered Nurse Supervisors are a close second at $33.04 along with Registered Nurses (about $28.00) and Physical Therapist Assistants (around $27.10). Kindred Healthcare hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Certified Nurse Assistants ($11.21 on average).


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($36.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Indianapolis, Ind. ($23.99), Houston, Texas (about $22.11), and Louisville, Ky. ($20.49) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Webster, Texas — at approximately $14.48, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to around $31.28 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $21.52 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and make $20.79 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Occupational Therapists receive bigger paychecks (around $38.67 per hour) than those without credentials. Regarding pay and education, Kindred Healthcare pays those with a Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology the most — approximately $41.00.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Rehabilitation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $26.33 per hour. Folks here also tend to know Geriatrics; on the survey, over a third of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Three more common skills are Long Term Care, Acute Care, and Elder Care.


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

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Kindred Healthcare gives paid vacation days to 31 percent and sick leave to one in seven workers. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Kindred Healthcare provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a strong majority of workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for the larger part of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of respondents. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Kindred Healthcare


86 %
14 %
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 115 votes.
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