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Civil Engineer salary in Atlanta, GA

How much does a Civil Engineer make in Atlanta, GA?

Average base salary

$86,651
same
as national average
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a civil engineer is $86,651 per year in Atlanta, GA. 59 salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Atlanta, GA

Years of experiencePer year
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Civil Engineers in Atlanta, GA

  1. East Bay Municipal Utility District
    4.1star
    24 reviews10 salaries reported
    $151,396per year
  2. $129,398per year
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Highest paying cities for Civil Engineers near Atlanta, GA

  1. Tucker, GA
    $122,986 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. College Park, GA
    $90,696 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Atlanta, GA
    $86,651 per year
    59 salaries reported
  1. Savannah, GA
    $84,652 per year
    21 salaries reported
  2. Roswell, GA
    $83,353 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Cumming, GA
    $82,099 per year
    5 salaries reported
  1. Alpharetta, GA
    $79,512 per year
    11 salaries reported
  2. Marietta, GA
    $76,245 per year
    8 salaries reported
  3. Norcross, GA
    $71,628 per year
    6 salaries reported
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Where can a Civil Engineer earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Civil Engineers

Most recommended skill

Project Engineeringearn +18.62% more

The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 77.73% since 2018. Civil Engineers with this skill earn +18.62% more than the average base salary, which is $86,651 per year.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
20111increase by 1
2012241increase by 24000.00%
2013522increase by 116.60%
2014590increase by 13.03%
2015463decrease by 21.53%
2016547increase by 18.14%
2017410decrease by 25.05%
2018422increase by 2.93%
2019750increase by 77.73%

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Top fields of study
Engineering Degree
+7.32%salary
Top licenses
Fundamentals of Engineering
+6.52%salary

More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
63 jobs127
26 jobs58
2 jobs3
55 jobs109
330 jobs568
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Most common benefits for Civil Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • AD&D insurance
  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 496 ratings

61% of Civil Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in Atlanta, GA?

Engineer

2,777 job openings

Average $97,242 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Civil Engineer

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