Average Hourly Rate for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Employees

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workers report earning an average of $24.08 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $29.24. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, but your job title and how long you've been working affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: VITAS Innovative Hospice Care
Hourly Rate Range by Job
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[-]Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) (19)
$23.46 - $38.00  
[-]Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) (19)
Hourly Rate$23.46 - $38.00  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (6)
$14.52 - $24.94  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (6)
Hourly Rate$14.52 - $24.94  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
$20.82 - $39.96  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (5)
Hourly Rate$20.82 - $39.96  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (4)
$16.30 - $29.99  
[+]Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (4)
Hourly Rate$16.30 - $29.99  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 124

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($32.93 per hour) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Jacksonville, Fla. (about $28.23), Miami, Fla. ($23.98), and Orlando, Fla. (approximately $23.22) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Fort Worth, Texas — at around $15.84, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. Across VITAS Innovative Hospice Care's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Jersey earn the most, taking home $32.71 per hour.


Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $31.98 per hour; Hospice Registered Nurses come in second with average earnings amounting to $29.31, while Hospice Social Workers and Hospice Chaplains rank near the top as well (around $25.43 and approximately $25.00, respectively). With salaries averaging $18.49, Licensed Practical Nurses are among the lowest paid at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $24.22 per hour. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $23.24 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (28 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $26.08 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn around $31.16 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care come out on top, and their salaries approach about $28.00 per hour.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Hospice Care; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $28.88 per hour. Hospice is a popular skill among VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workers, with close to two-fifths of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Home Health/Home Care, Bereavement Counseling, and Case Management.


Employees who participated in the survey skew strongly female, with a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

One in four employees receive paid vacation, and only one in ten respondents get sick leave. To plan for old age, a majority of respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants get dental coverage. Some other perks are a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care


76 %
24 %
Hourly Rate
$14 - $29
Hourly Rate
$11 - $27
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 29 votes.
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