Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

$15.79
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,452
Bonus
$1,750
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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.79.
10%
$11.73
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$15.79
50%
$22.61
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90%
MEDIAN $15.79
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
Bonus
$289 - $4,443
Profit Sharing
$373 - $6,851
Total Pay
$25,532 - $51,218

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant Tasks
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies Emory University, Emory Healthcare and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Emory Healthcare where the average pay is $21.00. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Emory University, earning around $18.49. National Youth Advocate Program pays the lowest at around $12.50. Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $18.33.

Career Paths

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Administrative Assistant
Executive Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Data Entry and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Administrative Assistant

An entry-level Administrative Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.86 based on 138 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.82 based on 365 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.72 based on 275 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.92 based on 271 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $20.
Employees with Administrative Assistant in their job title in Boston, Massachusetts earn an average of 20.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (14.9% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (13.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,185 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.6%
Early Career
30.8%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
22.9%
Late Career
11.5%