Average Hourly Rate for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Employees

The average pay for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care employees is $25.79 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $30.02. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though geography and your experience level are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Hospice Nurse Case Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing approximately $35.48 per hour on average; Hospice Registered Nurses are next on the list, bringing in close to $33.46, followed by Hospice Chaplains earning around $27.49 and Registered Nurses making about $26.50. Financial compensation for Certified Nurse Assistants is rather low — on average only $12.24 — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($38.58 per hour) can be spotted in Dallas, Texas; Walnut Creek, Calif. ($34.00), Chicago, Ill. ($30.71), and San Antonio, Texas (about $28.27) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is Orlando, Fla. at $21.54. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Connecticut, where they average to around $32.48 per hour.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care for between five and 10 years earn approximately $26.04 per hour on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $24.20 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (29 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make $25.63 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $32.68 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care — these employees make the most at approximately $32.43 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Case Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of about $31.13 per hour. Hospice also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Three more common skills are Hospice Care, Home Health/Home Care, and Geriatrics.


The number of female employees who completed the survey outweighs the number of men; the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A solid majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). VITAS Innovative Hospice Care provides health insurance to a strong majority of workers, and a majority of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care


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