Average Registered Nurse (RN) Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$29.10
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,036
Bonus
$6,000
Commission
$780
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The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN) in Atlanta, Georgia is $29.10.
10%
$23.73
10%
$29.10
50%
$38.67
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90%
MEDIAN $29.10
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $39
Bonus
$207 - $8,828
Profit Sharing
$0 - $780
Commission
$0 - $6,000
Total Pay
$48,697 - $82,281

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Job Description for Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Nurse (RN) Tasks
  • Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
  • Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
  • Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
The top respondents for the job title Registered Nurse (RN) are from the companies Northside Hospital, WellStar Health System and Emory Healthcare. Reported salaries are highest at Northside Hospital where the average pay is $31.62. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Emory Hospital and Emory Healthcare, earning around $30.42 and $30.03, respectively. WellStar Health System pays the lowest at around $26.76. Grady Hospital and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $26.97 and $29.42, respectively.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Registered Nurse (RN). Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Registered Nurse (RN)
Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Registered Nurse (RN) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Registered Nurse (RN)

Skills in Acute Care, Telemetry and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Cardiology and Medicine / Surgery.

Pay by Experience Level for Registered Nurse (RN)

An entry-level Registered Nurse (RN) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.09 based on 282 salaries. An early career Registered Nurse (RN) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.01 based on 489 salaries. A mid-career Registered Nurse (RN) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.80 based on 264 salaries. An experienced Registered Nurse (RN) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.22 based on 238 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
Employees with Registered Nurse (RN) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 36.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (29.4% more) and Seattle, Washington (14.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,437 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.6%
Early Career
34.0%
Mid Career
18.4%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
11.4%