$27.42
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$1,005

Profit Sharing

$504

Commission

$1,000

Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills can expect to earn an average of $27.39 per hour. While the specific employer and years of experience impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, nearly one in four claim no health benefits at all. Most Registered Nurses with Geriatrics skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$42,146 - $83,939
$42K
$62K
$84K
MEDIAN: $62,064
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50%
90%

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$22.05 - $36.48
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$27
$36
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$0$83K
Salary $42,146 - $83,939
Bonus $98.19 - $5,201
Profit Sharing $117 - $8,204
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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$46,062 - $80,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,370
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $22.05 - $36.48
Hourly Tips $1.61
Overtime $23.98 - $54.12
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $98.19 - $5,201
Commission $1,000
Profit Sharing $117 - $8,204
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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$46,062 - $80,115
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,723

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.

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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: $58,855

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).

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1237 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲8%

▲6%

▲2%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1237 votes.

Gender

Female
92 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
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%