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How much does a Registered Nurse make in Georgia?

Average base salary
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3.5k salaries reported, updated at Aug 10, 2020
$29.71
per hour
The average salary for a registered nurse with 2 to 3 years of experience, Bachelor Degree, and 3 selected qualifications is $29.71 per hour in Georgia and $11,250 overtime per year.
7% lower
than national average
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$11,250
per year
Most common benefits
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • 401(k)
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Salaries by years of experience in Georgia

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for registered nurses

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earn +32.81% more

The jobs requiring this license have decrease by 19.61% since 2018. Registered Nurses with this license earn +32.81% more than the average base salary, which is $29.71 per hour.

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Acute Care
+9.81%
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Dialysis Experience
+11.55%
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Case Management
+10.60%
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Certification categories:
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Infection Control Certification
+39.73%
233Company icon
CRNA
+48.71%
347Company icon
BLS Certification
+6.28%
57,489Company icon
Clinical Documentation Certification
+36.84%
11Company icon
ACLS Certification
+5.17%
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Field of study categories:
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Public Health Degree
+56.22%
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Medical Degree
+7.55%
168 jobs
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Nursing Degree
+2.01%
3,540 jobs
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License categories:
Top license
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Job openings
Companies
LMSW
+32.81%
14 jobs
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Physician Assistant License
+10.05%
99 jobs
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APRN
+18.33%
32 jobs
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Specialty categories:
Top specialty
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Job openings
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Labor & Delivery
+17.93%
784 jobs
5,406Company icon
Sports Medicine
+22.63%
34 jobs
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Cath Lab
+16.56%
460 jobs
2,085Company icon
Cardiology
+11.72%
1,584 jobs
13,958Company icon
Oncology
+14.52%
519 jobs
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Most common benefits for Registered Nurses

  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • License reimbursement
  • 403(b)
  • 401(k)
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Loan forgiveness
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Salary satisfaction

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63% of Registered nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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Frequently asked questions
Common questions about salaries for a Registered Nurse

What kind of nurses get paid the most?

A certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) is one of the highest-paid nursing specialties. Registered nurses need additional certification in order to pursue this career path.

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What kind of nurses get paid the least?

Licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) have the least education requirements among nurses and therefore tend to make lower incomes than other nursing specialties. LVNs and LPNs can increase their income by getting an associate degree or a bachelor's degree in nursing.

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How much does a registered nurse make after 5 years?

A registered nurse with 5 years of experience will make $35.93 per hour on average in the U.S.

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