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 areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,820
25th Percentile Wage
$86,190
50th Percentile Wage
$98,660
75th Percentile Wage
$116,310
90th Percentile Wage
$131,000

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 $131,000. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,820.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,660
2.77% 14.18%
2016
$95,930
3.41% -
2015
$92,660
2.96% -
2014
$89,920
2.25% -
2013
$87,900
3.67% -
2012
$84,670
- -

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 $89,360 to $118,460. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Georgia is Columbus with a median annual salary of $118,460. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $111,280). The lowest paying area is East Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $89,360.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbus
$118,460
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$111,280
Albany
$109,860
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$106,950
Rome
$102,810
Savannah
$102,410
Gainesville
$98,930
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$98,850
Macon
$98,120
Athens-Clarke County
$96,160
Warner Robins
$95,260
Dalton
$94,860
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$94,780
Valdosta
$94,450
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$89,360




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