Clinical Nurse Specialist Salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Atlanta, GA make?

The average Clinical Nurse Specialist in Atlanta, GA makes $104,242, 2% above the national average Clinical Nurse Specialist salary of $102,419. This pay is 16% lower than the combined average salaries of other metros San Francisco, CA, Chicago, IL and Seattle, WA.

Atlanta Average

$104,2422% VS US AVERAGE
$21,644$228,355
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$104,242
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U.S. Average

$102,419
$19,752$521,275
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$102,419
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The average clinical-nurse-specialist in Atlanta, GA makes $104,242

Salary Ranges for Clinical Nurse Specialists in Atlanta, GA US

The salaries of Clinical Nurse Specialists in Atlanta, GA range from $21,644 to $228,355 , with a median salary of $104,326 . The middle 57% of Clinical Nurse Specialists makes between $104,326 and $145,452, with the top 86% making $228,355.

How much tax will you have to pay as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Atlanta, GA

For an individual filer in this tax bracket, you would have an estimated average federal tax in 2018 of 24% and an added Georgia state tax of 6%. After the combined taxes have been taken out, Clinical Nurse Specialists could expect to have a take-home pay of $78,870/year, with each paycheck equaling approximately $3,286*.

* assuming bi-monthly pay period. Taxes estimated using tax rates for a single filer using 2018 federal and state tax tables. Metro-specific taxes are not considered in calculations. This data is intended to be an estimate, not prescriptive financial or tax advice.

Quality of Life for Clinical Nurse Specialist

With a take-home pay of roughly $6,572/month, and the median 2BR apartment rental price of $1,189/mo** in Atlanta, GA, a Clinical Nurse Specialist would pay 18.09% of their monthly take-home salary towards rent. The average income spent on cost of living excluding rent within Atlanta per month for an individual is $901 , and for a 4-person family $3,309***. This means for an individual, total cost of living is 31.79% of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Atlanta's salary leaving $4,483 as discretionary income ; whereas for a family of 4, total cost of living is 68.43% of a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Atlanta's salary leaving $2,075 as discretionary income. When considering cost of living, this places Atlanta, GA as 1st out of the 6 largest nearby metros in terms of quality of life for Clinical Nurse Specialists**.

** This rental cost was derived according to an online report at Apartment List
*** Average cost of living was acquired from Numbeo's Cost of Living Index

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