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Administrative Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just under a fourth lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. Job satisfaction for Atlanta Administrative Assistants is high. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$27,360 - $50,305
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,877
10%
50%
90%

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$10.83 - $21.39
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,360 - $50,305  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $1,984  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,986 - $48,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 380
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.83 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$15.27 - $32.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,750  
   
Profit Sharing
$196.53 - $1,984  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,986 - $48,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 363

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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $31K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $34K. Atlanta Administrative Assistants bring in $38K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $41K.

 
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries



National Average
$34,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

Accounts Payable
up arrow 2%

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
up arrow 1%

Customer Relations
0%

National Average
$34,000

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Typing
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Phone Support
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%



up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 147 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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