Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics Skills Salary

Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills take home approximately $25.68 per hour on average. Earnings sit near $20.37 per hour on the lower side but can approach $34.37 on the higher side. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by the particular firm, followed by the particular city and years of experience. Although more than half have medical coverage and the greater part have dental coverage, just under a third claim no health benefits at all. Work is enjoyable for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,738 - $78,027
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$78K
MEDIAN: $58,668
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$20.37 - $34.37
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$20
$26
$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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Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills flock to Kindred Healthcare, Genesis HealthCare, Golden LivingCenters, HCR ManorCare, and Life Care Centers of America, highly regarded companies that employ a generous number of people in this profession. Kindred Hospital does shell out the biggest paychecks — the median in that office is $72K — but the company pay scale is greatly mixed, meaning that workers on the low end may earn only $36K while workers on the upper end may rake in up to $86K. Department of Veteran's Affairs, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and HCA, Inc. also offer top salaries for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills. Workers at these firms can expect to earn about $64K, $60K, and $60K, respectively.

Other low-paying employers include Trilogy Health Services, LLC at $47K and Life Care Centers of America at $50K, though 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.


Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $52K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $58K. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills see a median salary of $60K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $62K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $55,149

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, 31 percent higher than the national average. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills will also find cushy salaries in New York (+29 percent), Philadelphia (+17 percent), Seattle (+14 percent), and San Antonio (+14 percent). Trailing the national average by 8 percent, Indianapolis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and St. Louis (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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