Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Administrative Assistants in Atlanta ; the average employee scrapes together only around $37K per year. The company and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Some workers in this field — slightly more than a fifth — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a fair number and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. The data in this summary comes from 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.


Atlanta Administrative Assistants do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $31K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $35K. On average, Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. make $38K following one to two decades on the job. Administrative Assistants in Atlanta who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $41K on average.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant Salaries



National Average
$35,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries


Event Planning
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Scheduling
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Accounts Payable
0%

National Average
$35,000

Office Administration
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Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

Organizing
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Typing
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Customer Service
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Phone Support
up arrow 3%

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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