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Average Hourly Rate for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which brings in $24.50), people who work for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care earn an approximate salary of $24.18 per hour. What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workers, followed by geography and your experience level. 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
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) (18)
$23.40 - $36.37  
[-]Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) (18)
Hourly Rate$23.40 - $36.37  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
$21.15 - $40.00  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (9)
Hourly Rate$21.15 - $40.00  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (7)
$14.48 - $24.65  
[+]Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) (7)
Hourly Rate$14.48 - $24.65  
[+]Hospice Nurse (4)
$14.00 - $28.23  
[+]Hospice Nurse (4)
Hourly Rate$14.00 - $28.23  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
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VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Details

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Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at around $31.51, followed by Hospice Registered Nurses ($29.18), Hospice Social Workers (approximately $25.43), and Hospice Chaplains ($25.00). On the lower end are Licensed Practical Nurses at $18.49.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $32.55 per hour) can be spotted in Philadelphia; Jacksonville ($27.94), Miami ($23.98), and Orlando (about $23.22) are the next top-paying cities. Fort Worth is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $19.59. Within the company, workers earn the highest pay (an average of around $32.44 per hour) in New Jersey.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $22.41. Once employees enter the five- to ten-year zone, average pay hits the around $24.72 mark. Broadly speaking, the largest slice of the VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workforce (29 percent) has a tenure of 20 years or more and earns approximately $24.68 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks (about $32.00) than those without credentials. Acquiring certification to be a Registered Nurse is rewarded at $30.76 per hour. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor in Science Nursing are also well compensated, earning $30.30 on average.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Hospice Care; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $29.51. A garden variety skill at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care is Hospice; close to two-fifths of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Bereavement Counseling, Home Health/Home Care, and Case Management.


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

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 29 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in seven workers receiving sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, VITAS Innovative Hospice Care provides an optional 401(k) plan, and more than half of workers participate. A fair portion of workers receive health insurance, and a majority of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

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23 %
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$13 - $29
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$13 - $27
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Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

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