Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Atlanta Administrative Assistants may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $37K per year. The company and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, slightly less than a fourth are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Most Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,907 - $50,896
(Median)
$28K
$37K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,831
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$10.67 - $21.09
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,907 - $50,896  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,036  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$24,984 - $49,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 415
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $21.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.70  
Overtime
$15.16 - $32.64  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,036  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$24,984 - $49,250  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 384
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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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $35K. Atlanta Administrative Assistants see a median salary of $38K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $41K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$35,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Event Planning
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
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Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$35,000

Office Administration
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Customer Relations
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Organizing
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Microsoft Word
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Typing
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Customer Service
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Phone Support
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Data Entry
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 143 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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