Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Generous salaries abound for Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta , with average pay above six figures ($157K) per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Most Atlanta Chief Executive Officers report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$50,507 - $358,615
$51K
$160K
$360K
MEDIAN: $157,082
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$50,507 - $358,615  
   
Bonus
$5,510 - $169,161  
Profit Sharing
$50,000  
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$61,042 - $499,949  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 76

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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
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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


Six-figure salaries are not unusual for those just entering the occupation — survey respondents with less than five years' experience under their belts report receiving an average of $108K per year. On average, Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga. make $162K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $305K.

Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲53%

National Average
$200,000

Experienced
▼19%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼46%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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