Hospice Nurse Salary (United States)

The average wage for a Hospice Nurse is $24.56 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Hospice Nurse Salary (?
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$44,698 - $80,473
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,908
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Hospice Nurse Salary (?
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$18.42 - $34.38
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$44,698 - $80,473  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
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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$40,151 - $75,618  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.42 - $34.38  
   
Overtime
$26.00 - $52.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,750  
   
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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$40,151 - $75,618  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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.

Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%
Late-Career
up arrow 8%
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
3%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 33%
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