Administrative Assistant Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Administrative Assistants in Atlanta aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $36K per year. Most Atlanta Administrative Assistants report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by more than half. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,374 - $50,458
(Median)
$27K
$36K
$50K
MEDIAN: $35,985
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50%
90%

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$10.69 - $21.39
(Median)
$11
$15
$21
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$27,374 - $50,458  
   
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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$24,915 - $48,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 386
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$10.69 - $21.39  
   
Overtime
$15.33 - $32.52  
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).
)
$24,915 - $48,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 364
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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. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $31K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $34K. Atlanta Administrative Assistants who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $38K. Administrative Assistants in Atlanta, Ga. who surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits 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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Accounts Payable
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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Scheduling
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Office Administration
0%

Customer Relations
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 141 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: 76% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 23%
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