Hospice Nurse Salary

Most Hospice Nurses in the United States are women. The workforce as a whole earns a median of approximately $26.51 per hour. Location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although close to one-fifth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and the greater part get dental coverage, too. Most Hospice Nurses like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$44,845 - $86,407
$45K
$64K
$86K
MEDIAN: $64,434
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$19.17 - $36.87
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MEDIAN: $26.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,845 - $86,407  
   
Bonus
$1,000  
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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$41,151 - $82,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$19.17 - $36.87  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.68 - $57.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$1,000  
   
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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$41,151 - $82,998  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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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

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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Q: What is it like working as a Hospice Nurse?

Hospice Nurse in Hamden:
"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
93 %
Male
7 %

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
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
▼1%

Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Salaries

Hospice
▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$60,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 21%
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