Average Geotechnical Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$59,962
Avg. Salary
$3,750
Bonus
$3,150
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The average salary for a Geotechnical Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $59,962.
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$45k
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MEDIAN $59,962
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Salary
$45k - $77k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$45k - $78k

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Job Description for Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer Tasks
  • Coordination of drilling and sampling of soil borings and supervision of laboratory testing.
  • Perform engineering analyses including foundation capacities, slope stability and settlements, etc.
  • Evaluate test data and develop design parameters.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Geotechnical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Geotechnical Engineer
Sr. Geotechnical Engineer
Project Engineer
Project Manager, Construction
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Geotechnical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Geotechnical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

Pay by Experience Level for Geotechnical Engineer

An early career Geotechnical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,121 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Geotechnical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,720 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Geotechnical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 37.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (17.0% more) and Seattle, Washington (16.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Early Career
75.0%
Mid Career
25.0%