Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $38K annually on average. The particular firm is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and the greater part have dental, too. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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$52K
MEDIAN: $38,486
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$11.46 - $21.44
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$27,709 - $51,888  
   
Bonus
$198.66 - $5,034  
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$25,220 - $50,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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Hourly Rate
$11.46 - $21.44  
   
Overtime
$17.94 - $37.24  
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$198.66 - $5,034  
   
Total Pay (?
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$25,220 - $50,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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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
$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.


Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. with a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $33K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $40K in this role. 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
$36,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant Salaries

Powerpoint
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Event Planning
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Scheduling
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Microsoft Excel
0%

Organizational Development
0%

National Average
$36,000

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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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