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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Salaries for Atlanta Chief Executive Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($233K) per year. Overall cash earnings for Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga. stretch from $76K on the lower end to $463K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $155K from bonuses and $388K from profit sharing. The vast majority (87 percent) of Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta who answered the questionnaire are male. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$71,216 - $321,146
MEDIAN: $191,565

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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.
$71,216 - $321,146  
$9,787 - $154,895  
Profit Sharing
$7,419 - $387,832  
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).
$76,110 - $462,911  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta, Georgia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

New workers enjoy hefty six-figure paychecks when they take on this position — $157K per year is the median for people who claim less than five years' experience. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $208K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $259K.

Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.


13 %
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 14%