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Average Hourly Rate for Kindred Healthcare Employees

Kindred Healthcare laborers see wages hovering around $22.82 per hour. Adding overtime bumps the median up to $33.08. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Kindred Healthcare workers, followed by geography and how long you've been working. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Kindred Healthcare typically pays:
above market
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below market
Employer: Kindred Healthcare
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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 are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $35.97 per hour; Registered Nurse Supervisors, Registered Nurses, and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $32.71, $28.11, and $26.44, respectively. With salaries averaging $11.33, Certified Nurse Assistants are among the lowest paid at Kindred Healthcare.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $33.00 per hour) can be spotted in San Francisco, Calif.; Indianapolis, Ind. (around $23.00), Houston, Texas (about $22.11), and Louisville, Ky. (approximately $20.49) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Denver, Colo.; in fact, at $19.58 it is one of the worst-paid cities. The highest pay by state can be found in California, where pay average out at $30.93 per hour.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of $21.44 per hour. The largest slice of the Kindred Healthcare workforce (30 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, around $19.37 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $35.08 per hour. The best paid folks at Kindred Healthcare have a Master of Science (MS), Speech-Language Pathology, earning $41.00 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Rehabilitation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $26.66 per hour. One of the more prevalent skills at Kindred Healthcare is Geriatrics, with over a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Long Term Care, Acute Care, and Elder Care.


Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Only 30 percent at Kindred Healthcare enjoy paid vacation time, and just one in eight employees can take sick leave. A solid majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. For the larger part of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage, too. Other privileges include life insurance, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Kindred Healthcare


86 %
14 %
Hourly Rate
$11 - $31
Hourly Rate
$12 - $33
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 113 votes.

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