Does a RN working in a nursing home's salary differ from a RN working in a hospital? Do they start off making the same amount of money?
Jul 20, '12
This will vary from employer to employer. Best to explore salary options with all prospective employers, then deciding where to start applying first. It is probably a good bet to consider that good employers with good salaries and good benefits, may not be so easy with openings, whereas poor employers will have a high rate of turnover, with poor salaries and poor benefits, being only two reasons why.
Jul 23, '12
In central Florida the Nursing homes pay a new RN approx. $22. hr & Hospital $18. The difference will be your benefits, hospital usually have a better package. Especially if you want to continue your education. Also your patient load, Legally in Florida you can have up to 40 residents in a Nursing home and you will have up to 4 to 7 CNA's you have to supervise.