Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Compensation for Atlanta Chief Executive Officers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($179K). Total incomes of Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $151K from bonuses and close to $397K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $64K and $458K. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,782 - $323,584
MEDIAN: $178,637

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$51,782 - $323,584  
$9,814 - $151,152  
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).
$64,178 - $457,897  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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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.

The average inexperienced employee pulls down a cushy six-figure sum; the median salary for people claiming fewer than five years of experience is $157K. For Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga., 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $178K. Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $257K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


7 %
93 %

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: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 12%