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Financial Manager Salary Information in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of financial managers in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of financial managers in Athens-Clarke County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Financial Managers in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$69,540
25th Percentile Wage
$93,190
50th Percentile Wage
$138,230
75th Percentile Wage
$168,950
90th Percentile Wage
$202,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for financial managers in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $202,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $138,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $69,540.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33.43
25th Percentile Wage
$44.80
50th Percentile Wage
$66.45
75th Percentile Wage
$81.23
90th Percentile Wage
$97.32

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for financial managers in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $97.32. The median hourly salary is $66.45. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33.43.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of financial managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016138,2306.27%25.14%
2015129,56030.40%-
201490,1706.76%-
201384,070-23.09%-
2012103,480--

Table 3. Compare Financial Manager Salary in Athens-Clarke County with Other Georgia Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $138,230, Athens-Clarke County is the highest paying city for financial managers in state of Georgia, followed by Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta (median annual salary $134,330). In comparison, the median annual salary of financial managers in Athens-Clarke County is 2.8 percent (2.8%) higher than that in Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Athens-Clarke County
$138,230
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$134,330
Columbus
$124,460
Albany
$105,020
Brunswick
$103,740
Savannah
$99,980
Gainesville
$99,690
Dalton
$99,660
East Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$97,790
Valdosta
$96,360
Rome
$95,160
Macon
$93,810
North Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$87,700
Middle Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$84,070
Warner Robins
$81,010
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$76,100

See also: Top paying jobs in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.