The average Entry-Level Registered Nurse in Atlanta, Ga. earns approximately $25.51 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, women are more common than men; 86 percent of Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. are female. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

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MEDIAN: $56,673
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$21.92 - $30.79
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$39,082 - $70,322  
   
Bonus
$4,750  
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$43,829 - $69,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Hourly Rate
$21.92 - $30.79  
   
Overtime
$15.10 - $45.30  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
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$43,829 - $69,520  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 268

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
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 Grady Hospital are among the top companies that take on many Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. Emory Healthcare offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $61K.

For Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses, below-average salaries can be found at WellStar Health System; in fact, average earnings are around $50K, the lowest in the area, though the difference in the company's lowest and highest employee paychecks ($44K versus $79K) is great.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Registered Nurse (RN) Salaries

Geriatrics
up arrow 8%

Psychiatric
up arrow 8%

Critical Care
up arrow 6%

Acute Care
up arrow 5%

Telemetry
up arrow 4%

Cardiology
up arrow 3%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 3%

Oncology
up arrow 2%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 2%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 1%

Medicine / Surgery
0%

National Average
$54,000

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 1%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 3%

Nursery
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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