Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga. enjoy a hefty income, with average pay passing six figures ($186K) annually. With some bonuses approaching $192K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $397K, overall incomes of Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta spread between $70K and $479K depending on individual performance. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than two-fifths. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$69,531 - $351,168

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$69,531 - $351,168  
$6,183 - $192,190  
Profit Sharing
$7,248 - $397,317  
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).
$70,377 - $479,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 92
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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.

Atlanta Chief Executive Officers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $153K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $213K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $218K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $254K on average.

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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 18 votes.


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92 %

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: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 14%