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Registered Nurse (RN) Salary with Geriatrics skills (United States)

Earnings for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills typically come in at around $25.17 per hour. The bottom of the pay range sits near $19.77 per hour, and the top verges on $33.84. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is the particular firm, followed by geography and experience level. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, a majority have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salary (?
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$38,469 - $76,177
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MEDIAN: $55,777
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Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salary (?
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$19.77 - $33.84
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,469 - $76,177  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
Profit Sharing
$30.64 - $4,894  
Commission
$117.92 - $4,958  
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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$41,164 - $73,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,321
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.77 - $33.84  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $10.17  
Overtime
$21.65 - $49.71  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,027  
   
Commission
$117.92 - $4,958  
Profit Sharing
$30.64 - $4,894  
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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$41,164 - $73,828  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,681
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills

Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills fill the offices of leading firms Kindred Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, Golden LivingCenters, Genesis HealthCare, and Life Care Centers of America. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills flock to Gentiva Health Services, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $71K lead the pack in compensation. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can also look forward to large paychecks at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital ($63K), V.A. Medical Center ($59K), and HCR ManorCare ($58K).
Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Life Care Centers of America at $48K, and Golden LivingCenters where $50K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills there earn up to $73K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $51K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $57K. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $60K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $61K. One to nine years of experience is standard for most employees in this area; a majority of respondents fit between this range. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up slightly less than one-fifth of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise roughly a tenth, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining close to one-eighth.

Pay Difference By Location

New York
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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Denver
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Houston
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Tampa
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Dallas
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National Average
$54,000
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St. Louis
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Indianapolis
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For Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, New York provides a pay rate that is 31 percent greater than the national average. Other urban areas shelling out big bucks include Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and San Antonio, where Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills typically earn around 29 percent, 24 percent, 14 percent, and 12 percent more than usual. The smallest paychecks in the market, 9 percent south of the national average, can be found in Indianapolis. Employers also pay below the national average in St. Louis (7 percent lower) and Cleveland (2 percent lower).
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salaries

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National Average
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Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 1370 votes.

Gender

Female
90%
female alumni
 
Male
10%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 29%