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

Hourly wages for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills typically come in around $25.17 per hour. The range in pay spans from $19.77 per hour to $33.84. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the particular city and experience level. While some workers in this profession—about a third—do not have any health coverage, more than half do receive medical benefits and more than half have dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for 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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MEDIAN: $25.00
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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  
PayScale
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  
PayScale
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

Known for taking on a considerable number of Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, Kindred Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, Golden LivingCenters, Genesis HealthCare, and Life Care Centers of America are leading firms in the industry. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at Gentiva Health Services, Inc., where typical salaries come to $71,211. Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, V.A. Medical Center, and HCR ManorCare are a few other companies that offer generous salaries, with Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills earning around $62,871, $59,470, or $58,262 at each firm, respectively.
The consistently lowest paying firm on the list is Trilogy Health Services, LLC, where the median salary is just $45,876. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Life Care Centers of America at $47,867, and Golden LivingCenters where $50,486 is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills there earn up to $77K.

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 less experience do not necessarily bring home smaller paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to have little impact on salary. At career start, salaries are typically $51K, which grows to $57K after five to 10 years. Those with one to two decades of experience under their belt tend to see salaries around $60K. A 20-year tenure heralds decreased salary growth, and Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills who have made it this far report earning around $61K per year. Experienced employees who have 10-20 years of experience make up 18 percent of the workforce; inexperienced individuals who have been working for less than one year comprise 11 percent, and senior people with more than 20 years under their belt fill out the remaining 13 percent. Between one and nine years is the typical spectrum of experience for those in this line of work—of those who took the survey, more than half land within it.

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
Cleveland
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St. Louis
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Indianapolis
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For those looking to make money, Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills in New York enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and San Antonio also offer top salaries for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills. Workers in these cities can expect to earn about 29 percent, 24 percent, 14 percent, and 12 percent more, respectively. With compensation 9 percent below the national average, Indianapolis is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Workers in St. Louis and Cleveland earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (-7 percent and -2 percent).

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$54,000
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Job Satisfaction

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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%
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