Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Salary

Women comprise the majority of Hospice Registered Nurses in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $28.68 per hour on average. Lower pay rates hover around $23.10 per hour, and the higher rates verge on $37.47. Residence is the main element affecting pay for this group — the company and tenure are driving factors as well. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$45,831 - $75,144
(Median)
$46K
$60K
$75K
MEDIAN: $59,734
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$23.10 - $37.47
(Median)
$23
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$37
MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$45,831 - $75,144  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,901  
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$47,767 - $78,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 643
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$23.10 - $37.47  
   
Overtime
$15.21 - $55.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,901  
   
Profit Sharing
$700  
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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$47,767 - $78,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,488
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Job Description for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)

A hospice registered nurse (RN) works with patients and families facing terminal illness. They work as part of an interdisciplinary team that creates and implements a care plan. They are responsible for the coordination, documentation, and communication of care with the patient and their family, as well as the physician and hospice team. Aside from participating in the care of the patient, they may also need to attend meetings, workshops, in-services, and reviews as dictated by their agency or hospital.

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Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)


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Hospice Registered Nurses' salary tends to stay somewhat level for those who assume higher-end positions like Hospice Nurse Case Manager. Median pay for Hospice Nurse Case Managers is $61K.

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Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)


VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva, Gentiva Health Services, Inc., Home Health and Hospice Care, and VITAS Healthcare Corporation are top-notch employers for Hospice Registered Nurses in this area. Seasons Hospice offers the largest salaries in town — $65K on average. Hospice Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries at Heartland Hospice (+$64K), VITAS Innovative Hospice Care (+$64K), and Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (+$64K).

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include VITAS Healthcare Corporation at $57K, Gentiva at $60K, and VNA Healthcare, where $60K is the norm.

Popular Skills for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)


Survey results imply that Hospice Registered Nurses deploy a deep pool of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Triage, Oncology, Geriatrics, and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Pain Management. For most people, competency in Hospice indicates knowledge of Home Health/Home Care.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)

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


Hospice Registered Nurses with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $57K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $60K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $62K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $65K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $60,197

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Hospice Registered Nurses will find that Los Angeles offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 34 percent. Hospice Registered Nurses will also find cushy salaries in San Diego (+27 percent), Las Vegas (+19 percent), Phoenix (+17 percent), and Dallas (+14 percent). With compensation 10 percent below the national average, Miami is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Jacksonville and St. Louis (9 percent lower and 8 percent lower, respectively).

Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

What is it like working as a Hospice Registered Nurse (RN)?

Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) in Lancaster:
"Work Flexibility, Office Conditions, Stress Level"
Pros: Flexibility, relationship with patients, autonomy.
Cons: Stress, on call two times per week,

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Experience Affects Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries




National Average
$60,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Triage
up arrow 8%

Oncology
up arrow 4%

Case Management
up arrow 2%

Geriatrics
up arrow 2%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Wound Care
up arrow 1%

Palliative Care
up arrow 1%

Critical Care
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Hospice Care
0%

Hospice
0%

Home Care
0%

CHPN
0%

National Average
$60,000

Pain Management
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 208 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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