Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics Skills Salary

The average Registered Nurse with Geriatrics skills earns approximately $27.01 per hour. The most important factor affecting compensation for this group is location, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. While some workers in this profession — nearly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and the greater part have dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$41,309 - $81,164
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$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $60,727
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$21.84 - $35.63
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MEDIAN: $27.01
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$41,309 - $81,164  
   
Bonus
$99.78 - $7,047  
Profit Sharing
$512  
Commission
$983  
Total Pay (?
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$45,563 - $77,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 690
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$21.84 - $35.63  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.00  
Overtime
$21.50 - $52.45  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$99.78 - $7,047  
   
Commission
$983  
Profit Sharing
$512  
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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$45,563 - $77,845  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 4,033

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Many Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can be found at Department of Veteran's Affairs, Home Health and Hospice Care, Golden LivingCenters, HCR ManorCare, and Genesis HealthCare, firms that are at the top of the field. Gentiva Health Services, Inc. offers the largest salaries in town — $68K on average. Soaring salaries can also be found at Kindred Hospital, Department of Veteran's Affairs, and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, where earnings of $66K, $64K, or $62K are standard for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills.

Sava Senior Care seems to offer the smallest paychecks with a median salary of only $46K. The pay range is quite narrow, too; compensation generally sits between $40K and $74K. Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Home Health and Hospice Care at $53K, and Golden LivingCenters where $54K is the norm, but it is worth noting that some Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills there earn up to $110K.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Registered Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 2,618 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Registered Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 1,172 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 989 salaries. A Registered Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 667 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $57,880

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

With a pay rate for Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills that is 34 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+30 percent), Dallas (+23 percent), Philadelphia (+17 percent), and Boston (+16 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Indianapolis, 10 percent below the national average. Workers in Orlando and Cincinnati earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 6 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 572 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 572 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 26%