Hospice Nurse Salary

Women comprise the majority of Hospice Nurses in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $26.38 per hour on average. Geography and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in five — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$44,898 - $88,225
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MEDIAN: $63,895
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$19.16 - $36.46
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$44,898 - $88,225  
   
Bonus
$1,011  
Total Pay (?
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$41,020 - $82,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$19.16 - $36.46  
   
Overtime
$21.53 - $55.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,011  
   
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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$41,020 - $82,978  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 118

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Job Description for Hospice Nurse

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Hospice Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 45 salaries. A Hospice Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 28 salaries.

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"You Must Have Passion For It!"
If you can get up every morning and declare, this is what I was created to do, than you are going to be a successful Hospice Nurse!

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Key Stats for Hospice Nurse

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲3%

Experienced
▲2%

Entry-Level
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Salaries

Hospice
▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$59,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 21%
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