Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics Skills Salary

Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills take home an average $25.68 per hour. The pay spectrum stretches from $20.37 per hour to $34.37. This group's pay is mainly influenced by the particular firm, followed by geography and tenure. While just under a third report receiving no health benefits, a majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Job satisfaction for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$39,738 - $78,027
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$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,668
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$20.37 - $34.37
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$34
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,738 - $78,027  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $819  
Profit Sharing
$164.83 - $7,973  
Total Pay (?
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$42,564 - $74,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 962
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.37 - $34.37  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$16.29 - $50.30  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $819  
   
Profit Sharing
$164.83 - $7,973  
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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$42,564 - $74,703  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5,779
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Well-known firms with a reputation for hiring numerous Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills include Kindred Healthcare, Genesis HealthCare, Golden LivingCenters, HCR ManorCare, and Life Care Centers of America. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills flock to Kindred Hospital for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $72K lead the pack in compensation; however, Kindred Hospital also provides employees with a wide spectrum of compensation ranging from $36K at one end to $86K at the other end. Those in search of high salaries should also consider Department of Veteran's Affairs, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and HCA, Inc., top-paying firms where Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills rake in a $64K, $60K, or $60K, respectively.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Trilogy Health Services, LLC at $47K, and Life Care Centers of America where $50K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills there earn up to $75K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

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


For Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $60K in this role. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,149

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

For Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, busy Los Angeles offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+17 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and San Antonio (+14 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Orlando and St. Louis are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively.

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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries



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National Average
$55,000

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 935 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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