Average Hourly Rate for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Employees

The average pay for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care employees is $25.31 per hour. With overtime, that gets bumped up to $30.83. Though geography and how long you've been working are influential salary factors for those at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, your job title turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The highest average salaries go to Hospice Nurse Case Managers, who bring in close to $35.48 per hour, though Social Workers are not far behind at about $32.52 along with Hospice Registered Nurses (around $30.61) and Hospice Chaplains (approximately $27.11). Licensed Practical Nurses at VITAS Innovative Hospice Care do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($18.14 on average) at the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($33.33 per hour) can be spotted in Philadelphia, Pa.; Walnut Creek, Calif. (around $29.23), San Antonio, Texas ($29.00), and Jacksonville, Fla. (about $28.34) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $20.11) is Dallas, Texas. The highest pay by state can be found in Connecticut, where pay average out at $34.49 per hour.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $24.54 per hour. Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average pay of around $27.24 per hour. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $25.43 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Registered Nurses earn approximately $32.35 per hour, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Employees who have an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) make the most here, hauling in $33.11 per hour.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Hospice Care; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $29.60 per hour. A common skill in VITAS Innovative Hospice Care's work force is Hospice; nearly two in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Other top skills include Case Management, Home Health/Home Care, and Bereavement Counseling.


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

A fair number of employees plan for retirement by taking advantage of the company-sponsored 401(k) program. Health insurance is part of the package for a solid majority of respondents, and for a majority of survey participants, dental coverage is too. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care also dishes out privileges such as a company cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for VITAS Innovative Hospice Care


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22 %
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$15 - $32
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$11 - $31
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