Pay for Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. is very modest at just $39K per year. The particular firm and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Although between a fifth and a fourth lack health benefits of any kind, a fair number do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Most Administrative Assistants in Atlanta report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$27,331 - $53,039
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MEDIAN: $38,689
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,331 - $53,039  
   
Bonus
$204.26 - $5,034  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
Total Pay (?
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$25,021 - $51,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.50 - $21.19  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $37.29  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$204.26 - $5,034  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$25,021 - $51,222  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 207

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
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$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
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Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
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Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

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


Administrative Assistants in Atlanta with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $32K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $35K on average. Atlanta Administrative Assistants claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $40K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $42K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
030
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries





Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$36,000





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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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