Average Hourly Rate for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Employees

VITAS Innovative Hospice Care workers report earning an average of $23.91 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $27.25. At VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Hospice Registered Nurses, Hospice Chaplains, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Vocational Nurses; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $29.49 per hour, the other salaries come in at approximately $25.00, about $23.97, and $23.21, respectively. Certified Home Health Aides at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($14.07 on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($33.33 per hour) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Los Angeles, Calif. (about $29.72), Jacksonville, Fla. (approximately $27.94), and Milpitas, Calif. (around $26.75) are the next top-paying cities. At $20.00, San Diego, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Connecticut, where the average salary is $34.00 per hour.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to $25.89 per hour. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $22.70 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of VITAS Innovative Hospice Care folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average approximately $25.19 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to $30.79 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care provides the highest financial reward to those with an Associate's Degree — these employees rake in $22.92 per hour.


Employees who count Hospice Care among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $29.17 per hour. Hospice also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around two in five of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Home Health/Home Care, Case Management, and Bereavement Counseling as well.


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

Benefits and Perks

A majority of employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. A solid majority of survey participants report having health insurance, and the larger part of survey participants report having dental coverage. Other privileges include a company cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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