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

Median pay for Entry-Level Registered Nurses in Atlanta, Ga. is around $25.60 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The vast majority (86 percent) of Entry-Level Atlanta Registered Nurses who took the survey are female. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$38,997 - $70,586
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MEDIAN: $57,934
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$22.04 - $30.76
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MEDIAN: $25.60
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Salary
$38,997 - $70,586  
   
Bonus
$5,000  
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$44,414 - $69,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$22.04 - $30.76  
   
Overtime
$14.79 - $45.20  
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$5,000  
   
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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$44,414 - $69,099  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 251
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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, piedmont hospital, WellStar Health System, and Emory Healthcare are all popular places to work. Emory Healthcare offers the largest salaries in town — $62K on average.

Key Stats for Registered Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 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
▲8%

Critical Care
▲6%

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
▲4%

Psychiatric
▲4%

Acute Care
▲3%

Telemetry
▲3%

Cardiology
▲3%

Oncology
▲2%

Pediatrics
▲2%

Emergency Room (ER)
▲1%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Medicine / Surgery
▼1%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼1%

Home Health/Home Care
▼5%

Nursery
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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