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

Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. take home approximately $24.73 per hour on average. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses who took the survey — 85 percent to be exact. For the most part, Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$35,234 - $70,604
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,423
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$20.77 - $30.39
(Median)
$21
$25
$30
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$35,234 - $70,604  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
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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$41,660 - $69,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 122
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.77 - $30.39  
   
Hourly Tips
$7.41  
Overtime
$4.15 - $42.67  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,987  
   
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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$41,660 - $69,373  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 13 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 490
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Grady Memorial Hospital offers the best pay with a median salary of $54K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $47K and maxing out at just $66K.

Employees at Northside Hospital take home the smallest paychecks, and $49K is the median salary. Furthermore, range in pay is narrow, with salaries starting at $45K and quickly nearing the top at only $65K.

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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Critical Care
up arrow 9%

Telemetry
up arrow 6%

Cardiology
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 1%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 1%

Nursery
0%

National Average
$52,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 2%

Oncology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
85 %
Male
15 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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