Average Hourly Rate for Grady Health Systems Employees

As healthcare evolves, Atlanta, Ga.-based Grady Health Systems opens its doors to new talent, seeking candidates for positions stretching from Medical Secretary to Registered Nurse. Employees of Grady Health Systems bring in an average of $19.04 per hour, and when they are working overtime, they earn $30.93. Your job title is weighted most heavily when it comes to salary consideration at Grady Health Systems; your experience level has a (lesser) effect as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Grady Health Systems typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Grady Health Systems
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Medical Secretary (4)
$12.22 - $22.11  
[-]Medical Secretary (4)
Hourly Rate$12.22 - $22.11  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
$21.06 - $38.50  
[+]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Hourly Rate$21.06 - $38.50  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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About This Company

80 Jesse Hill Jr Drive, SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Grady Health System

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make $19.52. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home $14.52 per hour.


Registered Nurses rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $29.50; Medical Secretarys come in second with typical earnings amounting to $18.53, and Certified Nurse Assistants rank near the top as well (around $10.00).

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Specialists earn about $28.73, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Basic Cardiac Life Support Specialist is rewarded at approximately $22.64 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $24.00 per hour.


When it comes to skills, Acute Care seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $20.25. Customer Service is a popular skill in the Grady Health Systems workforce; one in seven of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. A typical employee's toolkit also contains Electronic Medical Records, Medicine / Surgery, and Scheduling.


With a more than 3 to 1 female-to-male ratio, women represent the better half of Grady Health Systems' employees.

Benefits and Perks

Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; Grady Health Systems gives paid vacation days to 29 percent and sick leave to one in seven workers. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a 403(b) plan. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for the greater part of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include life insurance.

Key Stats for Grady Health Systems


77 %
23 %
Hourly Rate
$10 - $22
Hourly Rate
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

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