Administrative Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Administrative Assistants can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $36K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — slightly more than a fifth lack coverage. On the flip side, a fair number have medical insurance and more than half receive dental plans. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$27,403 - $50,430
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $36,089
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90%

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$10.78 - $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
$27,403 - $50,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,895  
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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$24,975 - $48,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 388
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.78 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$15.55 - $32.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,895  
   
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).
)
$24,975 - $48,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 367
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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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $31K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $35K. Administrative Assistants in Atlanta who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $38K. Atlanta Administrative Assistants with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $41K.

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Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries




National Average
$35,000


Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Event Planning
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Accounts Payable
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Office Administration
0%

Customer Relations
0%

Scheduling
0%

National Average
$35,000

Organizing
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Customer Service
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Typing
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Microsoft Word
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Phone Support
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 140 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: 75% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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