Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Atlanta Administrative Assistants aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $38K annually. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. For the most part, Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and a majority have dental coverage, between a fifth and a fourth claim no health benefits at all. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$25,948 - $52,978
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$38K
$53K
MEDIAN: $38,228
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$11.61 - $21.11
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MEDIAN: $15.49
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$25,948 - $52,978  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,328  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
Total Pay (?
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$24,935 - $51,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.61 - $21.11  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $37.48  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$193.92 - $4,328  
   
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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$24,935 - $51,103  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 201
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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...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
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.


For Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga., experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $32K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $36K. Atlanta Administrative Assistants with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $39K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $42K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Q: What is it like working in Atlanta?

Administrative Assistant in Atlanta:
`"$Working in Atlanta."`
Pros: The Good is that it's clean, my colleagues are very smart people, people are friendly, and the weather is usually great.
Cons: Traffic is the biggest problem with working in Atlanta. Most professionals live outside the perimeter and must travel to work inside Atlanta. I would like to see more companies hire locally or offer telecommuting in the 21st Century.

Key Stats for Administrative Assistant

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.
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

▲17%

▲9%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

▲5%

▲5%



Microsoft Excel
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
$36,000


▼1%

▼2%


▼4%




▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 49 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

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: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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