Median pay for RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills lies in the neighborhood of $27.62 per hour. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. While nearly one in four report receiving no health benefits, the larger part do receive medical coverage, and a majority have dental, as well. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$49,654 - $94,237
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$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,383
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$22.35 - $35.69
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$36
MEDIAN: $27.62
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$49,654 - $94,237  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
Total Pay (?
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$47,437 - $78,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$22.35 - $35.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.14  
Overtime
$28.14 - $51.57  
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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$47,437 - $78,372  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 407

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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.


RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $57K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $61K. For RN Charge Nurses with Geriatrics skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $62K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $66K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Key Stats for Charge Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Charge Nurse (RN) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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