Pay for RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills sits in the ballpark of $27.43 per hour. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, roughly a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$47,551 - $94,557
(Median)
$48K
$68K
$95K
MEDIAN: $68,458
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90%

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$22.18 - $35.39
(Median)
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,551 - $94,557  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,959 - $77,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$22.18 - $35.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.14  
Overtime
$28.60 - $49.89  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$46,959 - $77,542  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 381
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Pay by Experience Level for Charge Nurse (RN)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $56K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $61K. RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $63K. After two decades in the workforce, the average RN Charge Nurse generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $66K.

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Experience Affects Charge Nurse (RN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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