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Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of environmental science and protection technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,650
25th Percentile Wage
$31,510
50th Percentile Wage
$40,850
75th Percentile Wage
$54,140
90th Percentile Wage
$70,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $40,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of environmental science and protection technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,850
-18.58% 1.18%
2016
$48,440
-3.59% -
2015
$50,180
-1.26% -
2014
$50,810
17.18% -
2013
$42,080
4.06% -
2012
$40,370
- -

Table 3. Compare Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $40,850, Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is the highest paying city for environmental science and protection technicians in state of Georgia, followed by Athens-Clarke County (median annual salary $40,700). In comparison, the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta is .4 percent (.4%) higher than that in Athens-Clarke County.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$40,850
Athens-Clarke County
$40,700
Columbus
$40,650
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$36,240
Macon
$33,390



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