$62,322
Avg. Salary
$27.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,012

Profit Sharing

$496

Commission

$1,000

The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills is $27.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) with Geriatrics skills is $62,322 per year.

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$28
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$37
90%
MEDIAN $28
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$84k
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MEDIAN $62,322
$42,755 - $84,252
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MEDIAN: $62,322
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$22.15 - $36.56
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$0$84K
Salary $42,755 - $84,252
Bonus $98.29 - $5,196
Profit Sharing $117 - $8,142
Commission $1,000
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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$46,304 - $80,205
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,377
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $22.15 - $36.56
Hourly Tips $1.61
Overtime $23.33 - $54.14
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $98.29 - $5,196
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $117 - $8,142
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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$46,304 - $80,205
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,700

Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Most of the time, registered nurses (RN) work for hospitals or medical clinics. They may also work for other organizations, such as outpatient facilities, rehabilitation centers, or senior centers. Their main job is to promote wellness and health.

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Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.

Popular Employer Salaries for Registered Nurse (RN)


Known for taking on a considerable number of Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills, Department of Veteran's Affairs, Home Health and Hospice Care, Golden LivingCenters, HCR ManorCare, and Genesis HealthCare are leading firms in the industry. Gentiva Health Services, Inc. attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $68K. Other big spenders include Kindred Hospital, Department of Veteran's Affairs, and Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, top-paying firms where Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills see paychecks nearing $66K, $64K, or $62K.

Sava Senior Care offers the least money; the median income there is just $46K. The pay range is also pretty narrow, as 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.

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

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: $59,054

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

Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills will find that New York offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 32 percent. Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+28 percent), Dallas (+21 percent), Philadelphia (+15 percent), and Boston (+14 percent). Indianapolis is home to the smallest salaries in the field, lagging the national average by 11 percent. Below-median salaries also turn up in Orlando and Cincinnati (10 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

Registered Nurse (RN) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Registered Nurse (RN) at Mercy Medical Center?

Registered Nurse (RN) in Cedar Rapids:
Pros: Layout of unit is wonderful - for the most part, everything is in the room.
Cons: Poor pay, no raises, focus on money and productivity, short-staffed, low morale.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Silver Spring:
Pros: Great staff, very supportive culture on unit.
Cons: Terrible staffing ratios, high staff turnover.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Waukesha:
"Quality Nursing Is Not An 8 Hour Shift."
Be wary of patient loads, as many times you can be stretched too thin and as a result, safe and quality care can become compromised.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Fort Campbell:
Pros: When a patient feels better.
Cons: Lack of experienced staff.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Dallas:
"My hospial gives calm comfortable surrounding."
Learn everything in aproper way when they start practicing and apply it as a good field to grow educationally and talent ways to perform a healthy future.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Cumberland:
"The truth about nursing."
Be prepared to work hard and have little time to eat.

Registered Nurse (RN) in Orlando:
"Importance Of Customer Support."
Find your "niche". Find the branch of nursing you can excel at. There are many types of nursing careers. Find the one that you can appreciate and enjoy.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1299 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲8%

▲5%

▲2%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1299 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 28%