Report: The salary you need to be among top 50 percent of earners in Atlanta

Report: The salary you need to be among top 50 percent of earners in Atlanta

The Atlanta metro is the fourth-fastest growing in the nation and is the ninth-biggest city in the U.S.
 

ATLANTA — Curious about how your salary compares to other Atlantans? You might be among the top earners in the city, according to a new report.

Business Insider recently conducted a study to determine the annual household income required to be in the top 50 percent in 50 major United States metro areas. To do so, they gathered data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2016 American Community Survey one-year estimates.

For The Peach City, it’s at least $62,613, which is the median income as well, the analysts wrote. They also noted that it takes $345,867 to be in the top 1 percent in Georgia.

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The amount of money it takes to be in the top 50 percent of employees is highest in San Jose, California. You have to make least $110,040. And the amount of money it takes to be in the top 50 percent of employees is lowest in New Orleans, Louisiana. It’s $48,804.


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