An Environmental Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $43,685 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Technical Writing.

$33,935 - $81,094
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$34K
$44K
$81K
MEDIAN: $43,685
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$33,935 - $81,094  
   
Bonus
$1,450  
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$35,228 - $79,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
431,415
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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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 72%

Experienced
up arrow 27%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 29%

Technical Writing
up arrow 25%

National Average
$48,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 6%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 8%

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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