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

The average Entry-Level Registered Nurse in Atlanta, Ga. earns approximately $24.54 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Most Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. like their work and job satisfaction is high. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses who took the survey — 87 percent to be exact. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$34,255 - $71,063
(Median)
$34K
$52K
$71K
MEDIAN: $51,769
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$20.56 - $30.37
(Median)
$21
$25
$30
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$34,255 - $71,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
Total Pay (?
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$41,440 - $68,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$20.56 - $30.37  
   
Overtime
$4.30 - $43.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,027  
   
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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$41,440 - $68,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 457
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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.

Northside Hospital offers the lowest pay in the field with a median salary of just $50K. There's also little variation in pay at the company, with pay ranging from $46K to $66K.

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

Cardiology
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Critical Care
up arrow 5%

Nursery
up arrow 4%

Home Health/Home Care
up arrow 4%

Telemetry
up arrow 3%

Emergency Room (ER)
up arrow 3%

Acute Care
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Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
up arrow 1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
0%

National Average
$52,000

Medicine / Surgery
up arrow 1%

Pediatrics
up arrow 2%

Oncology
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
87 %
Male
13 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 15%
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