Average Salary for Georgia Department of Transportation Employees

An average Georgia Department of Transportation employee can expect to make $44K annually. Your role at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Georgia Department of Transportation, but how long you've been working affects income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $40K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Georgia Department of Transportation employees (32 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $38K annually on average.


Civil Engineers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $56K per year — though Right Of Way Agents and Administrative Associates also do fairly well at around $34K and $25K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Engineer in Trainings earn approximately $51K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. ACI Concrete Certifications with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $50K per year. Georgia Department of Transportation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) are also well compensated, earning approximately $43K on average.


When it comes to skills, Engineering Design seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $53K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; just under a third consider it a key competency. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Georgia Department of Transportation gives paid vacation to 44 percent and paid sick leave to 31 percent. Georgia Department of Transportation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a defined benefit retirement plan. The vast majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents report having dental coverage. Perks also include life insurance, a defined benefit retirement plan, flexible hours, and optional telecommute / work from home.

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Key Stats for Georgia Department of Transportation


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$24,917 - $40,500
$43,949 - $54,000

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based on 5 votes.
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5-9 years
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