Hospice Nurse Salary

Women comprise the majority of Hospice Nurses in the United States. Individuals in this line of work make around $26.41 per hour on average. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Job satisfaction for Hospice Nurses is high. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just over one in five lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a strong majority and dental coverage is claimed by more than half. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$45,377 - $85,980
$45K
$65K
$86K
MEDIAN: $64,696
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$19.38 - $36.04
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MEDIAN: $27.03
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$0$85K
Salary $45,377 - $85,980
Bonus $625
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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$41,953 - $83,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $19.38 - $36.04
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $13.47 - $58.17
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $625
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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$41,953 - $83,103
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 110

Job Description for Hospice Nurse

  • Provide care for elderly, convalescing, or terminal patients.
  • Manage staff of caregivers and specialists.
  • Create and implement care plan for patients including feedback and desires of patients and their families.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Nurse


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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 93 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 68 salaries. An experienced Hospice Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 45 salaries. A Hospice Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 28 salaries.

Hospice Nurse Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Hospice Nurse?

Hospice Nurse in Hamden:
"You Must Have Passion For It!"
If you can get up every morning and declare, this is what I was created to do, than you are going to be a successful Hospice Nurse!

Hospice Nurse in Lakeland:
The many "hats" a Crisis Care LPN wears, for the patient and family.

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Key Stats for Hospice Nurse

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Salaries

Hospice
▲4%

▲1%

National Average
$61,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
7 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 22%