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Average Salary for Georgia Department of Transportation Employees

The typical salary at Georgia Department of Transportation is $41K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for Georgia Department of Transportation workers the most, followed by where you live and what you do at the company. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Georgia Department of Transportation typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Georgia Department of Transportation
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[-]Accounting Technician (2)
$21,124 - $35,493  
[-]Accounting Technician (2)
Salary$22,209 - $37,724  
Total Pay$21,124 - $35,493  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
$34,981 - $66,043  
[+]Design Engineer (2)
Salary$35,974 - $65,019  
Total Pay$34,981 - $66,043  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Georgia Department of Transportation Details

Years of Experience

Between the five- and ten-year marks, the average employee earns $33K. Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $44K. For the most part, a representative employee at Georgia Department of Transportation has been working for 10-19 years and makes about $38K per year.


Residents of Tennille pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $50K annually; other top-paying cities include Atlanta ($45K) and Tifton (approximately $26K).


Design Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $43K — though Accounting Technicians also do fairly well at $26K.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $45K for Engineer in Trainings, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. At Georgia Department of Transportation, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $45K.


Employees who count Financial Analysis among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $61K. A common skill in Georgia Department of Transportation's work force is Microsoft Office; two in five of survey participants report using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Microstation, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

Merely 36 percent at Georgia Department of Transportation earn paid vacation and paid sick time. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Georgia Department of Transportation sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a solid majority of workers, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The list of perks also includes a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

43 %
57 %
$25,712 - $40,695
$38,062 - $66,230
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
$38,970 - $60,420

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