Average Hourly Rate for WellStar Health System Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $24.29), people who work for WellStar Health System earn a median wage of $20.24 per hour. WellStar Health System paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your city and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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RN Charge Nurses earn the highest median pay at $35.28 per hour, followed by Emergency Room Registered Nurses (around $30.80), Registered Nurses (approximately $26.96), and Licensed Practical Nurses ($19.62). On the lower end are Certified Nurse Assistants at $11.55 on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $23.07 per hour) can be spotted in Atlanta, Ga.; Lagrange, Ga. ($23.00), Douglasville, Ga. (around $21.98), and Marietta, Ga. ($19.87) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Hiram, Ga.; in fact, at $12.02 it is one of the worst-paid cities.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to about $19.00 per hour. The largest fraction of WellStar Health System people (31 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn approximately $18.41 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists receive bigger paychecks ($28.84 per hour) than those without credentials. WellStar Health System workers who hold a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) are also well compensated, earning around $35.60 on average.


In this position, it pays to have Emergency Room in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $25.49 per hour. Customer Service is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; roughly a sixth of WellStar Health System's people use it regularly. Key skills also include Acute Care, Phlebotomy, and Electronic Medical Records.


At WellStar Health System, there are significantly more females who responded to the questionnaire than males — the female-to-male ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one in six workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. WellStar Health System helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 403(b) plan, a 401(k) plan, and a company pension plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of workers report having dental coverage. WellStar Health System folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement and life insurance.

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Key Stats for WellStar Health System


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$12 - $28
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$11 - $24
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Job Satisfaction

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