Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Georgia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$68,270
25th Percentile Wage
$83,280
50th Percentile Wage
$95,930
75th Percentile Wage
$112,550
90th Percentile Wage
$129,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $129,770. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $68,270.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32.82
25th Percentile Wage
$40.04
50th Percentile Wage
$46.12
75th Percentile Wage
$54.11
90th Percentile Wage
$62.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $62.39. The median hourly salary is $46.12. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,9303.41%11.74%
201592,6602.96%-
201489,9202.25%-
201387,9003.67%-
201284,670--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Georgia ranges from $40,010 to $109,790. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Georgia is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $109,790. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Albany (mean annual salary $107,370). The lowest paying area is Warner Robins with a median annual salary of $40,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$109,790
Albany
$107,370
Columbus
$103,180
Rome
$102,340
Dalton
$98,840
Macon
$98,740
Savannah
$96,570
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$96,060
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$95,640
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$93,720
Athens-Clarke County
$93,080
Gainesville
$91,630
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$89,400
Warner Robins
$40,010


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