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

Median pay for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills lies in the neighborhood of $25.22 per hour. Compensation ranges from $19.82 per hour on the lower end to $33.93 on the higher end. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is the company, though geography and tenure have a (lesser) impact as well. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and the larger part have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salary (?
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$38,649 - $76,158
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MEDIAN: $56,097
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Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills Salary (?
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$19.82 - $33.93
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$38,649 - $76,158  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
Profit Sharing
$29.59 - $5,068  
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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$41,303 - $73,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,180
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.82 - $33.93  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00 - $10.17  
Overtime
$20.42 - $49.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,016  
   
Profit Sharing
$29.59 - $5,068  
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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$41,303 - $73,892  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 6,322
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Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills

Dominating the field, Kindred Healthcare, HCR ManorCare, Genesis HealthCare, Golden LivingCenters, and Life Care Centers of America are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills flock to Gentiva Health Services, Inc. for generous paychecks, where average earnings of $68K lead the pack in compensation. Other big spenders include Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, V.A. Medical Center, and HCR ManorCare, top-paying firms where Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills see paychecks nearing $62K, $59K, or $58K.
Workers at Trilogy Health Services, LLC, NHC Healthcare, and Life Care Centers of America also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field — average earnings for these employers come to $46K, $47K, and $48K respectively.

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

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. 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. After working for 10 to 20 years, Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills make a median salary of $60K. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $61K.

Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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New York
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
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Houston
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San Antonio
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Philadelphia
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Denver
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Chicago
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Seattle
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Tampa
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Dallas
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National Average
$54,000
Cleveland
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Orlando
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St. Louis
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Los Angeles offers some of the highest pay in the country for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, 29 percent above the national average. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like New York (+27 percent), San Diego (+24 percent), Las Vegas (+15 percent), and San Antonio (+12 percent). St. Louis is the lowest-paying area, 7 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Orlando (5 percent lower) and Cleveland (1 percent lower).
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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 1239 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
17%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 30%