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Administrative Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K annually. Some workers in this field — about one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by the greater part. The majority of Atlanta Administrative Assistants claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$26,745 - $50,617
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MEDIAN: $35,586
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,745 - $50,617  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,566  
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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$24,544 - $48,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 391
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.40 - $21.31  
   
Overtime
$13.81 - $33.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,566  
   
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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$24,544 - $48,973  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
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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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Folks who are navigating the first five years of their careers have a median salary of approximately $31K in this position. Those who have been around for five to 10 years don't get much more, though; the median salary in that group is $34K. Administrative Assistants in Atlanta with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $37K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $41K.

Experience Affects Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries



National Average
$34,000



Skills That Affect Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries


Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
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Customer Relations
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Office Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Organizing
0%

Typing
0%

National Average
$34,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 1%

Phone Support
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Customer Service
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
95 %
Male
5 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 25%