Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Salaries for Atlanta Chief Executive Officers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($184K) per year. Total cash compensation to Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga. approaches anywhere from $73K on the lower end to $479K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $192K from bonuses and upwards of $397K from profit sharing. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$71,954 - $351,168
MEDIAN: $183,640

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$71,954 - $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).
$72,966 - $479,129  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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.

Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Substantial, six-figure paychecks show up early in this area; folks who have worked for fewer than five years report earning a median of $157K. For Atlanta Chief Executive Officers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $205K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $252K on average.

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

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.


8 %
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: 86% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 13%