The Performance Audit Division evaluates state agencies and programs to determine whether, and how well, they are accomplishing their goals. The reports generated from this work are shared with the General Assembly, the Governor, governing boards and agency management. Additionally, all reports are public documents and are made available to the press. 

The Performance Audit Division employs entry level and experienced people with undergraduate and graduate degrees.  Current staff members hold bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a variety of fields including:

  • Public administration
  • Accounting
  • Business administration
  • Political science
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Decision science
  • Finance
  • Journalism


Under the supervision of a lead analyst, Management Analysts assist in the planning and conducting of evaluations of state programs to determine efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Evaluation tasks include researching professional literature, interviewing program staff, reviewing records, and analyzing program data.
  • Staff members are expected to show initiative and take on increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Work involves a great deal of writing (including summarizing research tasks and drafting sections of reports that present evaluation findings).


  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and write proficiently

The hiring range is $56,000 – $64,000.  Salary will be determined by education, certifications, experience and internal/external pay equity


Full-time State of Georgia employees have access to a robust benefits package beginning the first day of the month after employment has begun.

  • Annual Leave – 5 hours per pay period with possible increases based on years of continuous service
  • Sick Leave – 5 hours per pay period
  • Holidays – 13 paid holidays per year
  • Insurance – A variety of insurance options. Some of the available options are health, dental, vision, legal, disability, and healthcare and childcare spending accounts, etc.
  • Retirement Plan – Participation in the Employees’ Retirement System. Contributions are based on a percentage of the employee’s salary. Group Term Life insurance is provided to all members of the Employees’ Retirement System.
  • Deferred Compensation – Tax sheltered plans that offer the opportunity to save for retirement. Fund programs include both 457, 401(k) and Roth plans.
  • Credit Union – Eligibility for Georgia United Credit Union membership
  • Work Hours – Option of flexible work hours and a hybrid work environment

For additional benefits, visit the Team Georgia website.

**We are a federal public service loan and a Student Access Loan (SAL) forgiveness qualified employer.

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