I would think that you already have your answers by now.......but just in case hospice pays RNs based on years of experience. it was salary I was a case manager working in Salisbury North Carolina. salary was ok, but all of the extra pay is where the money came from (on call, mileage, etc). if you like providing nursing skills Hospice is not for you. it has to do a lot with assessments, making sure that the patient has medicine and a lot of disimpactions. Blah, but I will follow that with.......I am, through and through a pediatric nurse!!