Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta, Georgia Salary

Atlanta Chief Executive Officers can expect to earn a very generous salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $154K) surpassing six figures annually. In the world of Chief Executive Officers in Atlanta, Ga., total cash compensation can vary between $65K and $463K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $153K and $218K, respectively. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. It's worth noting that most people in this role find their work both fulfilling and enjoyable. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$52,527 - $354,022
$53K
$160K
$350K
MEDIAN: $155,812
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Salary $52,527 - $354,022
Bonus $5,077 - $150,745
Profit Sharing $250.00 - $165,000
Total Pay (?
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$66,080 - $459,241
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 107

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
Male:
223,960 (48.3%)
Female:
239,915 (51.7%)
Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2015 population of 463,878. Atlanta is the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to 5,522,942 people and the ninth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Atlanta is the county seat of Fulton County, and a small portion of the city extends eastward into DeKalb County. Atlanta was established in 1837 at the intersection of two railroad lines, and the city rose from the ashes of the American Civil War to become a national center of commerce. In the decades following the Civil Rights Movement, during which the city earned a reputation as "too busy to hate" for the relatively progressive views of some of its citizens and leaders compared to other cities in the Deep South Atlanta attained international prominence. Atlanta is the primary transportation hub of...
Atlanta:
$50,210
Georgia:
$51,244
$981
Atlanta:
$241,200
Georgia:
$159,300
4.8%

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Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Pay by Experience for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) has a positive trend. An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $130,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $162,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $169,000 based on 41 salaries. A Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $294,000 based on 35 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working in Atlanta?

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Atlanta:
"Very Good."
Pros: People, weather, opportunity, airport.
Cons: Traffic, traffic, traffic, traffic.

Key Stats for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
45%
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Experience Affects Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

National Average
$197,000

Experienced
▼14%

Mid-Career
▼18%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salaries

Operations Management
▲5%

National Average
$197,000

Leadership
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 16%
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