Years of Experience
For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $38K per year. The largest slice of the Georgia Department of Transportation workforce (35 percent) has been working for five to nine years and earns, on average, $36K annually.
Nearing the top of the pay scale are Right Of Way Agents, Administrative Assistants, and Administrative Associates; while the first receives the highest median pay at $36K per year, the other salaries come in at $28K and around $25K, respectively.
Certifications and Degrees
Class A Commercial Driver License Holders are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $31K annually. Employees who have a Bachelor of Science in Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc) make the most here, hauling in approximately $43K per year.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Windows Operating System General Use among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $51K annually. Microsoft Office is a popular skill among Georgia Department of Transportation workers, with over a third of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Microsoft Word are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Georgia Department of Transportation lets only half of survey participants take paid vacation and only 36 percent take sick leave. A strong majority of respondents save for retirement through Georgia Department of Transportation's 401(k) plan. Almost all survey participants receive health insurance, and a fair number of survey participants get dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, optional telecommute / work from home, life insurance, and flexible hours.