Average Administrative Assistant Hourly Pay in Atlanta, Georgia

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The average hourly pay for an Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, Georgia is $15.80.
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Hourly Rate
$12 - $23
$295 - $4,913
Profit Sharing
$433 - $5,925
Total Pay
$25,482 - $51,382

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Job Description for Administrative Assistant

The top respondents for the job title Administrative Assistant are from the companies Emory University, National Youth Advocate Program and Emory Healthcare. 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 $19.12. 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.

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Popular Skills for Administrative Assistant

Skills in Office Administration, Microsoft Office and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $13.75 based on 38 salaries. An early career Administrative Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.81 based on 310 salaries. A mid-career Administrative Assistant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.76 based on 213 salaries. An experienced Administrative Assistant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.07 based on 225 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 Seattle, Washington earn an average of 16.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (14.6% more) and New York, New York (12.3% more).

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