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

A typical Registered Nurse can expect to take home roughly $24.11 per hour. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Women make up the vast majority of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. (88 percent). Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$33,966 - $69,331
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $50,821
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Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary (?
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$20.62 - $29.21
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,966 - $69,331  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,881  
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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$41,471 - $66,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$20.62 - $29.21  
   
Overtime
$4.30 - $40.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,881  
   
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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$41,471 - $66,618  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 438
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Although Grady Memorial Hospital offers the highest salaries (median pay is $55K), survey participants reported a rather limited pay range of $47K to $66K. Workers at Grady Memorial Hospital also face smaller salaries than the rest of the field.
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Registered Nurse (RN) in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Telemetry
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Nursery
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Cardiology
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Critical Care
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Acute Care
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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Emergency Room (ER)
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Medicine / Surgery
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National Average
$51,000
Oncology
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Pediatrics
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%