Pay for Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses sits in the ballpark of $25.35 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 87 percent of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. are female. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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MEDIAN: $55,074
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$21.64 - $30.70
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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$1,500  
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$43,390 - $69,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Hourly Rate
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Overtime
$15.00 - $44.62  
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$43,390 - $69,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 286
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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
431,415
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Grady Memorial Hospital, Northside Hospital, WellStar Health System, piedmont hospital, and Emory Healthcare are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. Emory Healthcare offers the largest salaries in town — $61K on average.

The lowest salaries can be found at Northside Hospital — median pay is $50K — and there is little variation in compensation, with paychecks starting at $45K and only reaching $67K.

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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Geriatrics
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Critical Care
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
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Psychiatric
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Acute Care
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Telemetry
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Cardiology
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Pediatrics
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Oncology
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Home Health/Home Care
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Medicine / Surgery
0%

Emergency Room (ER)
0%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
0%

National Average
$53,000

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Nursery
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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