Hospice Nurse Salary

Women account for the majority of Hospice Nurses in the United States. The entire group has an average salary of $25.69 per hour. Compensation ranges from $18.23 per hour on the lower end to $34.76 on the higher end. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a third are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by the larger part and dental insurance is reported by a little more than half. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$42,426 - $78,245

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$18.23 - $34.76

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$42,426 - $78,245  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
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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$39,625 - $74,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.23 - $34.76  
   
Overtime
$25.45 - $51.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,521  
   
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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$39,625 - $74,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Job Description for Hospice Nurse

  • Create and implement care plan for patients including feedback and desires of patients and their families.
  • Manage staff of caregivers and specialists.
  • Provide care for elderly, convalescing, or terminal patients.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse

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


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $55K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $59K. Hospice Nurses with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $62K. Hospice Nurses who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $53K.

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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 31%
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