An Environmental Scientist in Atlanta, Georgia earns an average salary of $42,500 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Analysis and Technical Writing.

$33,385 - $66,000
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MEDIAN: $42,500
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$33,385 - $66,000  
   
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$1,425  
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$34,521 - $69,566  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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About Atlanta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
463,875
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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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 84%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 37%

Technical Writing
up arrow 36%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
0%

National Average
$45,000

Environmental Consulting
up arrow 2%

Environmental Compliance
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
82 %
Male
18 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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