Salary to expect as a new grad nurse - page 28

hello all. just readin different threads and wonderin what does the starting salary look like for a grad nurse? i live the in Atlanta area so any ball park figure will do. thanks!... Read More

  1. by   Melony, RN
    I live in north central IL and the area seems to pay new grad rns anywhere from 19 to 22 per hour base pay and then most of the hospitals pay 3 dollar shift diff for midnights. Its not bad for the area since the cost of living is lower then Chicago.
  2. by   CANewRN
    At the LA hospital that I am starting at soon we make $29.50 for days with weekend/night differential and a raise a few months in
  3. by   almostnurse1983
    Depends on LOCATION then it depends on what SPECIALITY your getting into...I know ICU's & ER's will give you an added $2-4 once your off orientation...then add more $$ on if you get more certifications. Plus shift diffs. It all depends but I think it ranges from $19-30 AND if you work in a dr.s office or hospital
  4. by   Kward1985
    I agree greatly depends on where you live & what speciality you are going for.
  5. by   Miss Tapo
    N'body know hourly rate for LPN's in Terre Haute area? Nursing Homes and Hospitals
  6. by   pleasehelpme1
    wow. im actually suprised to see that the hourly wage is very low in other part of USA...I know my classmates got hired at Alta Bates, Oakland, California for $39 or a new wonder it is so hard to find job in bay area huh...way better pay than other areas...hew..
  7. by   HikingNinja
    In Vegas at the hospital I want to work at:

    $28 base
    $2 more nights
    $2 more weekends

    New grad with all benefits. Not too shabby. An apt is about 900.

  8. by   Proverbs 16:3
    Quote from MassED
    in 2002 in Washington state, my new grad pay was as a per-diem nurse on a med/surg ortho floor - rate $27/hr.

    hm, and no state income tax, that's pretty darn good. It just so happens the little rain we get in philly is just too much for me. When i feel like dealing with hard core rain, WA is the first on my list.
  9. by   RNLola035
    Here in California I make $45.97/hr starting as a new grad.
  10. by   RNLola035
    Oakland, CA to be exact.
  11. by   RB_RN_MSN
    In Milwaukee, it's around $22 plus differentials for PM/Overnight & weekends.
  12. by   RNLola035
    In Concord, CA the starting pay for a new grad at the hospital here is $43 something per hour. And the hospital in Walnut Creek is $42 something. The hospital in Fremont, CA starts their new grads at $44 something per hour. These places are about 30-40 minutes away from Oakland and San Francisco.
  13. by   RNLola035
    It's kind of scary to see how much inexperienced nurses are making around here. I mean a friend of mine has only been a nurse for 1 year and a half and she makes $50/hr and she gets $10 more working nights.