Salary range for LTC?

  1. 0 I just interviewed (as a new grad) for a RN job in a skilled nursing facility/LTC in the Boston area. The job seems really great except for the salary. First of all, I currently have very few commuting expenses because I take the T into work in Boston. I also make decent money in my current job. If I take this job in the SNF, I'll be taking a pay cut down to $23/hr. I could make it work, but a pay cut still makes me cringe.

    So, what are other new grads doing? Is anyone finding jobs in a hospital making decent money? Would you take what you can get or hold out for the dream job with good pay?
  2. Visit  sbostonRN profile page

    About sbostonRN

    sbostonRN has '2.5' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Med/Surg, Rehab'. From 'Boston metro area'; Joined Jun '08; Posts: 524; Likes: 335.

    4 Comments so far...

  3. Visit  fullefect1 profile page
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    I am making the same about 20 minutes outside of boston..
  4. Visit  drmorton2b profile page
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    Take what you can get for a job right now. It is not the time to be choosy.
  5. Visit  kiki617 profile page
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    sboston06- Just curious, what is your current job?
  6. Visit  sbostonRN profile page
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    I am a lab tech in a clinical lab in a hospital.


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