Environmental Science and Protection Technician Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for environmental science and protection technicians in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of environmental science and protection technicians among Georgia areas 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 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,550
25th Percentile Wage
$29,990
50th Percentile Wage
$37,390
75th Percentile Wage
$50,390
90th Percentile Wage
$65,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for environmental science and protection technicians in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,220. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,390. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,550.

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
$37,390
-4.25% -4.44%
2016
$38,980
-16.75% -
2015
$45,510
4.48% -
2014
$43,470
5.57% -
2013
$41,050
4.87% -
2012
$39,050
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Environmental Science and Protection Technicians in Georgia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of environmental science and protection technicians in state of Georgia ranges from $33,390 to $40,850. The highest paying area for environmental science and protection technicians in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $40,850. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is Athens-Clarke County (mean annual salary $40,700). The lowest paying area is Macon with a median annual salary of $33,390.

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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