Forbes: Atlanta 26th highest for paychecks

1:17 PM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Atlanta offers an above average shot at making good money, according to a study by Forbes.

Based on data from, the study said metro Atlantans can expect overall median pay of $59,500, starting median pay of $46,400 and mid-carer median pay of $83,300. That ranks Atlanta No. 26 out of the 100 top metro areas surveyed.

The biggest paychecks can be found in San Jose, Calif. -- Silicon Valley.

The lowest are in Scranton, Pa.

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