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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers among Georgia cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Civil Engineers in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,210
25th Percentile Wage
$56,990
50th Percentile Wage
$75,080
75th Percentile Wage
$100,700
90th Percentile Wage
$136,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,670. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$75,080
-1.56% 0.51%
2016
$76,250
-1.99% -
2015
$77,770
-3.75% -
2014
$80,690
3.82% -
2013
$77,610
3.75% -
2012
$74,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Georgia ranges from $55,940 to $84,910. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Georgia is Savannah with a median annual salary of $84,910. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Warner Robins (mean annual salary $81,070). The lowest paying area is Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $55,940.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Savannah
$84,910
Warner Robins
$81,070
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$78,360
Hinesville-Fort Stewart
$71,950
Albany
$71,740
Valdosta
$69,280
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$67,170
Macon
$63,490
Brunswick
$61,630
Athens-Clarke County
$60,450
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$58,190
Gainesville
$58,180
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$57,180
Columbus
$57,010
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$55,940




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