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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

Compensation for Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($183K). Total cash compensation to Atlanta Chief Executive Officers bottoms out near $81K and approaches $481K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $193K from bonuses and almost $395K from profit sharing. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$73,698 - $347,056
MEDIAN: $183,152

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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.
$73,698 - $347,056  
$6,128 - $192,904  
Profit Sharing
$7,298 - $394,530  
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).
$80,840 - $481,199  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | 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.

Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga. generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Even the relatively untested can earn a lot; individuals who have been working for fewer than five years report a median six-figure salary of $165K per year. Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $206K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $250K 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 21 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: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 12%