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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

The average Entry-Level Registered Nurse in Atlanta, Ga. earns approximately $24.42 per hour. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. is high. The vast majority (86 percent) of Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses who took the survey are female. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$34,025 - $69,767
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$70K
MEDIAN: $50,965
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$20.50 - $30.06
(Median)
$20
$24
$30
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,025 - $69,767  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,022  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,155 - $68,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.50 - $30.06  
   
Overtime
$4.27 - $43.61  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,022  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$41,155 - $68,003  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 442

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Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. in search of the best pay head to Grady Memorial Hospital, where the median salary rolls in at $54K. Although pay is top-notch overall, it does seem to be curbed at $66K, which isn't dramatically higher than the lower-end figure of $47K.

Pay for Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses is the lowest at Northside Hospital, which has a median salary of $50K. In addition, there's little room to grow there, with salaries maxing out at $66K.

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 6%

Cardiology
up arrow 4%

Nursery
up arrow 4%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
0%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Oncology
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 16%
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