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Third

Edition

Based on Long-term Occupational Employment Projections to 2012
and the 2005 Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Wage Survey

Georgia Department of Labor
Workforce Information & Analysis
Michael L. Thurmond, Commissioner
Table of Contents
Introduction ......................................................................................................... 3
Georgia’s Job Outlook ......................................................................................... 4
Using the Planner .................................................................................................. 6
Education and Training Categories........................................................................ 7
Classifying the Occupations .................................................................................. 9
Personal Skills and Abilities ........................................................................... 9
Work Characteristics .................................................................................... 10
Occupational Characteristics ....................................................................... 11
Sources of More Information .............................................................................. 11
Occupations Requiring a First Professional Degree ............................................. 12
Occupations Requiring a Doctoral Degree .......................................................... 12
Occupations Requiring a Master’s Degree .......................................................... 12
Occupations Requiring a Bachelor’s or Higher Degree plus Work Experience ...... 13
Occupations Requiring a Bachelor’s Degree ...................................................... 14
Occupations Requiring an Associate’s Degree ................................................... 17
Occupations Requiring Postsecondary Vocational Training ................................. 18
Occupations Requiring Work Experience in a Related Occupation ..................... 19
Occupations Requiring Long-term on-the-job Training ........................................ 20
Occupations Requiring Moderate-term on-the-job Training ................................. 22
Occupations Requiring Short-term on-the-job Training........................................ 25
Career Exploration Worksheet ............................................................................ 31
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary Aids and Services Available Upon Request to Individuals With Disabilities

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Introduction
This third edition of the Georgia Career Planner continues our tradition of presenting the latest,
most reliable career exploratory information to students, jobseekers, and counselors in an easy-
to-understand format. Of the nearly 800 occupations analyzed, the Planner includes the 250
that are expected to have at least 100 job openings per year over the next decade from both
growth and replacements. These job openings represent almost 90 percent of all expected openings
in Georgia.

Each of the high demand occupations presented in this Planner is a “good” job, for job openings
and job growth rates are very useful measures of job quality. When combined with above-
average wages, the occupations that have it all—above average job growth, above average
wages, and at least 100 expected job openings—make up Georgia’s Hot Careers to 2012.
This coveted group of occupations offers the surest bets of satisfying, rewarding careers with
great potential for mobility and advancement. In this publication, each hot career is designated
with the HOT label, which means that it meets the following criteria:

• Annual job growth greater than the statewide average of 1.7%

• Average wages greater than the statewide average of $17.56 per hour or $36,500 annually

• At least 100 expected annual job openings

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Georgia’s Job Outlook
Before exploring the details of each occupation, Chart A Annual Openings
it is worth examining current labor market by Education and Training Category
trends. Over the ten year period from 2002 to
2012, almost 73,000 new jobs will be created T ho us a nd s
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80
each year through business expansion in
Georgia. In addition to these job openings,
openings will also come from job turnover when First professional degree N e w P o s itio n s
J o b R e p la c e m e n ts
workers who leave are replaced. More than
100,000 additional job openings per year will Doctoral degree
come from job replacements. The total of nearly
175,000 annual job openings should place Master’s degree
Georgia near the forefront of states with attrac-
tive career opportunities into the next decade. Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree

Chart A to the right shows the expected number Bachelor’s degree
of job openings per year for each of the eleven
education and training categories used to classify Associate’s degree
occupations. The openings are split between
jobs resulting from newly created positions Postsecondary vocational training
and jobs coming from replacements. In Georgia,
as in most other states, job openings from Work experience in a related occupation
replacements will result in more openings overall
than new job growth. But while more vacan- Long-term on-the-job training
cies will come from job turnover, a large share
of these will pay low wages and not offer the
Moderate-term on-the-job training
best opportunities for advancement. As seen
in chart A, all occupational categories that do
not require any education beyond high school Short-term on-the-job training
will have more openings from turnover than
from job growth. On the other hand, all level of education and training required for growing. Occupational groups that do not
categories requiring some postsecondary employment. Chart B on the next page tells require any education beyond high school are
education will have more openings from an old story—the more you learn, the more generally among the lowest paying and slowest
business expansion than from job turnover. you earn and the better your job prospects. growing. Fast growth in occupations means that
As chart B shows, occupational groups they will provide a larger share of new positions
Wages vary greatly by occupation. Among the that require some college training are in the future, thereby providing better employment
most important factors affecting wages is the among the highest paid and the fastest prospects.

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Chart B
Education and Training Pays

The chart below tells an old story
...the more you learn, the more you earn and
the better your future employment prospects.

Average Annual Growth Rate, 2002-2012 2005 Georgia Average Annual Wages
2.1% First professional degree $122,600

2.8% Doctoral degree $68,100

2.4% Master’s degree $53,500

2.0% Work experience plus Bachelor’s $89,200
or higher degree
2.3% Bachelor’s degree $55,900

2.8% Associate’s degree $46,100

1.9% Postsecondary vocational training $35,800

1.4% Work experience in a related $44,600
occupation
1.5% Long-term on-the-job training $34,400

1.2% Moderate-term on-the-job training $31,000

1.5% Short-term on-the-job training $21,000

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Using the Planner
This Planner is designed to help you in the career decision-making process. It includes an occupation table (in alphabetical order
within each job category) showing various job characteristics for each occupation and a Career Exploration Worksheet. Use the
occupation table to compare your personal preferences with job characteristics in various occupations. The information gained from
this exercise will help you identify which occupations you are best suited for. On the worksheet, you can transfer information from the
occupation table for the jobs that look interesting. Here are the steps:

Step one Step two Step three

The first step in planning a career is to assess The next step is to use the occupation table in After finding the occupations that interest you,
your strengths and weaknesses. this Planner to learn about occupations that turn to the worksheet at the back of this
interest you. booklet or to the worksheet that was given to
• Research the occupations you find inter- you at the beginning of class.
esting, focusing on those that would allow • Check to see if the skills and abilities
use of your strongest skills. required match the ones you already have. • For each occupation you chose, enter the
job title, personal skills and abilities
• Consider how much postsecondary • Examine the work characteristics to see symbols, work characteristics symbols,
education you will need for a particular what criteria are prevalent in the jobs that average wage, number of annual job
career. interest you. openings, and the education and training
code.
• Assess your goals for salary and profes- • Consider the wages and the expected
sional job growth. number of annual job openings. • You can add other occupations to your
worksheet if you like, such as those with
less than 100 yearly openings (not in-
cluded in the Planner).

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Education and Training Categories
The Planner splits the occupations into the eleven education and training categories used by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau
of Labor Statistics (BLS) to classify jobs. Because there are a variety of ways to enter a field, occupations are classified by the most
significant single source of postsecondary education or training that workers need to be considered qualified. These categories repre-
sent the minimum education and training requirement for entering and progressing in an occupation.

Occupations requiring college degrees are classified according to the level of degree workers need. For those requiring on-the-job
training, jobs are classified according to the length of time workers must undergo training to become proficient. This training may be in
addition to other employer requirements related to education or specific duties.

The eleven education and training categories, their numerical codes, and their definitions are as follows:

Bachelor’s or higher degree

1. First professional degree 3. Master’s degree 5. Bachelor’s degree
At least three years of full-time academic One or two years of full-time academic At least four years of full-time academic
study beyond the bachelor’s degree. study beyond a bachelor’s degree. study beyond high school.

2. Doctoral degree 4. Bachelor’s or higher degree, plus
At least three years of full-time academic work experience
work beyond the bachelor’s degree. Required Mostly managerial occupations. Experience
for entry into most postsecondary teaching in a non-managerial position for which a
occupations as well as several jobs in the bachelor’s or higher degree is usually
physical, biological, and social sciences. required.

Postsecondary education, but less than a bachelor’s degree
6. Associate’s degree 7. Postsecondary vocational training
Two years of full-time academic study Completion of a vocational training
beyond high school. program of variable length from several
weeks to a year or more in a postsecondary
vocational school or college.

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All other (no formal postsecondary education required)

8. Work experience in a related occupation 9. Long-term on-the-job training 10. Moderate-term on-the-job training
Skills and training acquired in a related More than twelve months of on-the-job One to twelve months of combined on-the-
occupation. Includes several supervisory training or a combination of work experi- job experience and informal training, which
occupations as well as occupations in ence and formal classroom instruction, can include observing experienced workers.
which skills may be developed from such as apprenticeships and employer-
hobbies or other activities besides current sponsored training lasting up to four years. 11. Short-term on-the-job training
or past employment or from the Armed One month or less of on-the-job training or
Forces. Degree not required. after a short demonstration of job duties.

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Classifying the Occupations
Occupations are classified according to twenty different characteristics that are typical for a large proportion of workers in each occupation.
The characteristics are grouped into three sections: personal skills and abilities, work characteristics, and occupational characteristics.

Personal Skills and Abilities

The first eight criteria evaluate occupations in Artistic and creative skills Mechanical ability
terms of personal skills and abilities required. These are the ability to form ideas to solve Mechanical ability is an understanding of the
If an occupation requires a moderate level of problems, communicate information or relationship between moving parts. It involves
personal skills and abilities, it is indicated in express feelings, thoughts and emotions. knowledge of how objects connect and oper-
the table with the symbol . If it requires more ate, as well as ability to diagnose and trouble-
advanced skills and abilities, it is indicated Persuasive and interpersonal skills shoot mechanical failures.
with the symbol . A blank indicates no These are skills that allow positive interaction
special level of skill is required. between people and the ability to sway the Leadership and managerial ability
actions, opinions or beliefs of others. This is the ability to direct and organize others
Math skills to achieve common goals. Effective communi-
Math skills include the ability to perform cation skills are also essential.
calculations and manipulate data.

English skills Symbol Definition
English skills include a good command of None The skill or ability is required at a basic level and is therefore not noted.
vocabulary and grammar and the ability to
read and prepare correspondence, observa-
 A secondary, but important, characteristic of an occupation. A moderate level of
tions and instructions. They may also include knowledge and ability is required.
the ability to write clearly, persuasively and A primary, critical characteristic of an occupation. An advanced level of
creatively. knowledge and ability is required.

Science skills
These skills refer to knowledge of the physical
or life sciences.

Computer skills
Computer skills refer to the ability to operate a
computer and process data.

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Work Characteristics

The next 10 criteria evaluate occupations Many of these occupations require workers to can cause great anxiety both during and after
based on how frequently or to what degree follow procedures to avoid property damage work.
certain occupational criteria prevail. If the and personal injury.
condition is an important or occasional Physically demanding
characteristic, it is indicated in the occupation Outdoor work Occupations considered physically demanding
table with the symbol . If it is an essential or Occupations involving outdoor work expose may require material moving, lifting and
frequent characteristic, it is indicated with the workers to the elements. handling. Workers in physically demanding
symbol . A blank in the table indicates no jobs may also be required to be on their feet
special condition is required. Irregular work schedule for long periods or may need manual dexterity
These occupations have schedules outside the and precise movement.
Travel between worksites standard 9-to-5, Monday-to-Friday workweek.
These occupations require workers to visit Irregular schedules include shift, weekend, split Economically sensitive
clients outside the worksite premises. Often, schedule and seasonal work, as well as work These occupations have historically prospered
workers drive to serve clients, but some jobs requiring employees to be “on call”. or suffered along with the economy.
require workers to use other forms of transit
including public transportation. Job stress or pressure Geographically concentrated
Stressful occupations involve either tremen- Occupations with this characteristic have an
Overnight travel away from home dous pressure to complete work on deadlines unusually high proportion of jobs concentrated
Some jobs require travel away from home that or concerns over safety or other work-related in a few regions of the state.
includes staying overnight in a hotel. issues. This broad category includes jobs that

Hazardous duties or conditions
Occupations having hazardous duties and Symbol Definition
conditions require adherence to safety proce-
None The characteristic is uncommon and is therefore not noted.
dures to avoid injury or harmful exposure.
On-the-job injury rates in these occupations  A secondary, but important, characteristic of an occupation. The condition
may be higher than in others if employees fail or requirement is met occasionally or somewhat.
to stay alert and take precautionary measures. A primary, critical characteristic of an occupation. The condition or
requirement is met frequently or completely.
Operates equipment or machinery
These occupations require daily operation of
equipment, machinery or motorized vehicles,
such as cranes, tractors and trucks, as well as
saws, printing presses and x-ray machines.

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Occupational Characteristics
The last two criteria reflect important aspects Average wage Annual job openings
related to employment—the average wage as The weighted average wage calculated from This number includes job openings resulting
well as the number of annual job openings the more than 9,000 business establishments from new job creation plus those coming from
expected for that occupation. sampled in two semi-annual Georgia Wage the need to replace workers who leave or
Surveys. Most of the wages are hourly rates. change occupations.
However, for those occupations where workers
generally work less than the usual 2,080 hours
per year, the wages shown are annual wages.

Sources of More Information

While this booklet provides valuable informa- School and College Career Centers The Internet
tion for choosing a career, it is only a starting Advisors at colleges and university career The Internet makes available information
point for further research. After you have used centers give career advice, help with resume about industries, occupations and companies.
the table to narrow your career search, gather preparation and suggest job search tech- In addition, colleges and universities maintain
as much information as possible about the niques. These services are available to en- Web sites with information on courses and
occupations that interest you. The following rolled students and recent graduates. Some programs they offer.
sources have additional information that will centers also maintain listings of current job
aid you in your career planning process. openings and may help arrange interviews The Occupational Outlook Handbook
with prospective employers. This publication is available in school counsel-
The Georgia Career Information ing centers, libraries, and the Georgia Depart-
System (GCIS) Georgia Department of Labor ment of Labor career centers. It provides
This computer-based system is available at Georgia Department of Labor career centers information on the nature of work, working
most high schools and colleges and at all provide career guidance and job search conditions, training, salaries, and job outlook
Georgia Department of Labor career centers. resources along with listings of job openings in for about 250 selected occupations.
GCIS provides information for Georgia about your area. In some places, federally-funded
occupations, education and training pro- one-stop career centers offer an even broader
grams, apprenticeships, schools and colleges, variety of services to help people find jobs. For For additional copies of this publication,
financial aid sources, industries, military locations, check government listings in the blue contact Workforce Information
& Analysis at
employment, self-employment, job search pages of the telephone directory under Georgia
techniques and support services. GCIS also State Government (Labor Department). (404) 232-3875.
includes occupational exploration tools based http://www.dol.state.ga.us
on interests and skills.

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1. First Professional Degree
Clergy ● ❍ ● ● ❍ N/A 160
Dentists
Hot
-- 110
Family & General Practitioners Hot
❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ -- 150
Lawyers
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 50.97 530
Pharmacists Hot
❍ ● ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 40.49 330
Surgeons
Hot
❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ -- 100

2. Doctoral Degree
Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary
Hot
❍ ● ❍ 98,399 150
Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 31.21 140
Education Teachers, Postsecondary Hot
● ❍ 55,888 100

3. Master’s Degree
Business Teachers, Postsecondary
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 77,635 100
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 24.94 210
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Hot
❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 66,888 120
Librarians ❍ ❍ 25.73 130
-- The hourly wage is $70.00 or more.

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3. Master’s Degree – Continued
Medical & Public Health Social Workers
Hot
● ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 18.85 140
Physical Therapists
Hot
● ● ● ● ❍ ● 29.57 120
Speech-Language Pathologists
Hot
❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 25.81 100

4. Bachelor’s or Higher Degree plus Work Experience
Administrative Services Managers
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 31.69 390
Advertising & Promotions Managers
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● 39.63 100
Chief Executives Hot
❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● -- 590
Computer & Info Systems Managers
Hot
● ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 47.87 550
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School Hot
❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 78,657 390
Ed Administrators, Postsecondary
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 38.11 160
Engineering Managers ● ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 44.12 200
Farm, Ranch, & Other Ag Managers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 21.76 180
Financial Managers
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 42.76 620
General & Operations Managers Hot
❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● 40.14 2,900
Human Resources Managers Hot
38.37 240
Management Analysts
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 36.41 790
-- The hourly wage is $70.00 or more.
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4. Bachelor’s or Higher Degree plus Work Experience — Continued
Marketing Managers
Hot ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● 43.36 250
Medical & Health Services Managers
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 35.86 350
Producers & Directors
Hot
● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 52,054 140
Sales Managers
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● 48.75 770
Social & Community Service Managers Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 27.50 180
Transp, Storage, & Distribution Managers
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 33.59 170

5. Bachelor’s Degree
Accountants & Auditors
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 25.62 920
Adult Literacy, Remedial Ed, & GED Teachers ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 17.42 100
Aerospace Engineers Hot
● ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 36.34 100
Architects, Except Landscape & Naval
Hot
● ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● 32.85 130
Child, Family, & School Social Workers
Hot
● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 17.14 270
Civil Engineers ● ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 31.27 140
Compensation, Benefits, & Job Analysis Specs
Hot
❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 22.34 100
Computer Programmers ● ● ❍ 36.31 430
Computer Software Engineers, Applications
Hot
● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 34.78 920

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5. Bachelor’s Degree — Continued
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
Hot ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 36.64 760
Computer Systems Analysts
Hot
● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 34.59 940
Construction Managers
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 34.04 370
Cost Estimators Hot
● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 25.30 220
Database Administrators
Hot
● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 31.89 220
Detectives & Criminal Investigators
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 23.22 170
Editors ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 22.69 110
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 34.87 140
Elem School Teachers, Except Spec Ed Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 47,134 2,320
Employmnt, Recruitmnt, & Placemnt Specialists Hot
❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 27.90 210
Financial Analysts
Hot
35.11 180
Graduate Teaching Assistants ● ● ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 16,853 200
Graphic Designers Hot
❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 20.51 150
Industrial Engineers ● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 32.23 170
Industrial Production Managers ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● 37.89 160
Instructional Coordinators
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 22.27 330

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Insurance Sales Agents ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 49,620 370
Insurance Underwriters ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 28.42 120
Interior Designers
Hot ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 21.27 120
Interviewers, Except Eligibility & Loan ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.67 210
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Spec Ed
Hot ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 45,355 320
Loan Officers
Hot ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 27.27 210
Market Research Analysts
Hot ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 27.83 150
Mechanical Engineers ● ● ● ● ● ● 31.83 130
Med & Clinical Laboratory Technologists
Hot ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 22.38 240
Middle School Teachers, Exc Spec & Voc Ed Hot ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 46,216 780
Network & Computer Systems Administrators
Hot ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 29.29 350
Network Systems & Data Comm Analysts Hot ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 31.84 510
Occupational Therapists ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 27.81 110

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Personal Financial Advisors ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 33.25 130

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Physician Assistants ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 35.26 100

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Preschool Teachers, Except Spec Ed ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 23,342 920
Property, RE, & Comm Assoc Managers ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 24.92 240

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Public Relations Specialists
Hot
● ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● 22.97 140
Purch Agents, Except Whlsl, Retail, & Farm Products ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 23.82 250
Secondary School Teachers, Ex Spec & Voc Ed
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 49,936 1,360
Securities, Commodities, & Finan Servcs Sales Agents ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● 44.00 120
Spec Ed Teachers, Middle School Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 45,777 200
Spec Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergrtn, & Elem School
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 46,401 340
Spec Ed Teachers, Secondary School
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❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 47,171 170
Training & Development Specialists Hot
❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 24.64 300
Wholesale & Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 30.52 160
Writers & Authors ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 25.67 110

6. Associate’s Degree
Computer Support Specialists
Hot
● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 20.76 710
Dental Hygienists Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 23.66 300
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 23.27 190
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 15.13 250
Medical Records & Health Info Technicians ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 13.67 290

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Paralegals & Legal Assistants
Hot ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 20.80 250
Radiologic Technologists & Technicians
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❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● 21.08 220
Registered Nurses
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❍ ● ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 24.53 3,160
Respiratory Therapists Hot
❍ ● ● ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 20.61 220

7. Postsecondary Vocational Training
Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 27.95 290
Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate
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18.36 140
Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ● 16.34 1,300
Computer, Auto Teller, & Office Mach Repairers ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 17.52 120
Electri & Electro Repairers, Comm & Indust Equipmnt ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 19.80 120
Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● 12.97 290
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.52 440
Legal Secretaries
Hot
❍ ● ❍ 18.69 250
Lic Practical & Lic Vocational Nurses ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ 15.04 910
Medical Secretaries ❍ ● ❍ 13.23 230
Medical Transcriptionists ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 13.37 150

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Mobile Heavy Equipmt Mechanics, Exc Engines
Hot
❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ 19.14 210
Real Estate Sales Agents ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 21.28 350
Security & Fire Alarm Systems Installers ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 16.02 100
Surgical Technologists ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 15.45 120
Travel Agents ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 14.36 100

8. Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Chefs & Head Cooks ❍ ❍ ❍ 14.29 160
Compliance Officers, Exc Ag, Constr, Health & Safety, & Trans ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 23.68 150
Construction & Building Inspectors ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 19.61 100
Food Service Managers
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ 21.56 360
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 14.24 590
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● 17.12 300
Suprvsrs, Constr Trades & Extraction Workers
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● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 23.12 730
Suprvsrs, Fire Fighting & Prevention Workers Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ 25.08 130
Suprvsrs, Food Prep & Serving Workers ❍ ❍ 12.75 1,000
Suprvsrs, Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 18.62 230

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Suprvsrs, Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers ❍ ❍ ❍ 14.61 240
Suprvsrs, Landscap, Lawn Service, & Grndskeep Wrkrs ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ 16.91 210
Suprvsrs, Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 24.77 730
Suprvsrs, Non-Retail Sales Workers ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ 27.89 420
Suprvsrs, Office & Admin Support Workers ❍ ● ● 20.37 1,420
Suprvsrs, Personal Service Workers ❍ 15.59 190
Suprvsrs, Production & Operating Workers ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 22.39 790
Suprvsrs, Retail Sales Workers ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ 16.46 1,710
Suprvsrs, Transport & Matl-Moving Mach & Vehicle Opers ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 24.53 240
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary Hot
❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 20.65 370

9. Long-term on-the-job Training
Automotive Body & Related Repairers
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ 18.34 170
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ● 17.18 330
Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 12.73 170
Carpenters ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ● ● ❍ 14.87 800
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers ● ● ❍ ● ● 13.06 260

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Claims Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators
Hot
❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 24.04 160
Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.70 700
Cooks, Restaurant ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 9.24 1,210
Correctional Officers & Jailers ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● 13.26 810
Dental Laboratory Technicians ❍ ❍ ❍ ● 15.71 190
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 20.93 160
Electricians
Hot
❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 18.04 860
Fire Fighters ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ● ● ● 15.20 500
Heat, Air Cond, & Refrig Mechanics & Installers
Hot
❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 18.66 380
Industrial Machinery Mechanics ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 18.68 240
Machinists ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 17.00 260
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ● 15.04 1,410
Mobile Heavy Equipmnt Mechanics, Ex Engines ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ 18.45 210
Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ● ● ● 17.14 1,060
Supervisors of Police & Detectives
Hot
❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 25.65 130
Telecomm Equipmnt Instlrs & Reprs, Ex Line Installers ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 22.63 110

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Telecomm Line Installers & Repairers ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 16.97 270
Water & Liquid Waste Treatmnt Plant & System Opers ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ 15.20 180

10. Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Advertising Sales Agents
Hot
❍ ● ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 23.12 190
Agricultural Equipment Operators ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 7.88 100
Bakers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 11.09 190
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks ❍ 14.15 1,320
Bus Drivers, Transit & Intercity ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 15.69 130
Butchers & Meat Cutters ● ● ● 11.52 110
Coat, Paint, & Spray Mach Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 14.14 110
Computer Operators ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ 16.87 130
Construction Laborers 11.24 920
Cut, Punch, & Press Mach Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 12.76 210
Data Entry Keyers ❍ 12.36 240
Demonstrators & Product Promoters 12.05 190
Dental Assistants ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 12.55 410

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Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, & Ambulance ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ 15.48 170
Drywall & Ceiling Tile Installers ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● ● ● ❍ 15.76 180
Executive Secretaries & Admin Assistants ❍ ● ❍ 17.37 1,290
Extrud & Draw Mach Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 13.61 140
Insulation Workers ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ● 13.06 150
Insurance Claims & Policy Process Clerks ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 16.15 230
Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.05 290
Medical Assistants ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● 12.30 970
Mix & Blend Mach Setters, Operators, & Tenders ● ❍ ● ❍ 13.29 130
Mold, Coremak, & Cast Mach Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs ❍ ● ● ● ● 13.40 150
Operat Engineers & Other Constr Equipmnt Opers ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 16.59 630
Painters, Construction & Maintenance ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ 13.38 330
Paper Goods Mach Setters, Operators, & Tenders ❍ ● ● ● ● 14.51 110
Parts Salespersons ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 14.20 220
Pharmacy Technicians ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.67 260
Pipelayers ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● 12.03 160

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Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatchers 12.47 110
Printing Machine Operators ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ 15.12 180
Roofers ● ● ● ● ● ❍ 13.39 210
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Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, & Executive ❍ ● ❍ 12.38 1,100
Sewing Machine Operators ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 9.22 150
Sheet Metal Workers ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 16.53 320
Slaughterers & Meat Packers ● ● ● 9.54 350
Social & Human Service Assistants ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.94 810
Surveying & Mapping Technicians ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ 14.86 110
Tax Preparers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 13.30 110
Telemarketers ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.71 200
Textile Wind, Twist, & Draw Out Mach Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 11.94 320

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Amusement & Recreation Attendants ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.61 230
Bartenders ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.92 480
Bill & Account Collectors ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 13.92 630
Billing & Posting Clerks and Machine Operators ● ❍ ❍ 13.68 370
Bus Drivers, School ❍ ● ❍ ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 8.46 660
Cashiers ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● 7.94 7,460
Child Care Workers ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.65 1,780
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment ● ❍ 9.46 550
Comb Food Prep & Serv Workers, Incl Fast Food ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 6.90 4,280
Cooks, Fast Food ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 6.73 1,420
Cooks, Short Order ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.76 320
Counter & Rental Clerks ❍ ● ❍ ● 9.76 810
Counter Attndnts, Cafe, Food Concess, & Coffee Shop ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.16 620
Court, Municipal, & License Clerks ❍ ❍ 13.32 100
Customer Service Representatives ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 13.76 3,020
Dining Room & Cafe Attendants & Bartender Helpers ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.42 360

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Dishwashers ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.66 750
Driver/Sales Workers ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 10.33 320
Electrical & Electronic Equipment Assemblers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 12.75 130
Frmwrkrs & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse ❍ ❍ ● ● 8.77 880
File Clerks ❍ ❍ 10.00 250
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 15.35 270
Food Preparation Workers ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.00 1,660
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.12 200
Helpers—Carpenters ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ 11.17 150
Helpers—Electricians ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.47 180
Helpers—Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.11 320
Helpers—Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● 10.60 180
Helpers—Production Workers ❍ ❍ 10.29 790
Home Health Aides ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.77 390
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.34 520
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks ❍ ● ● ❍ 8.54 420

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Human Resources Assts, Except Payroll & Timekeepg ❍ ❍ 15.54 200
Industrial Forklift Truck & Tractor Operators ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 12.95 980
Janitors & Cleaners, Ex Maids & Housekeep Cleaners ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.74 2,130
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 10.50 3,650
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ● 10.08 1,080
Library Assistants, Clerical ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 9.64 110
Library Technicians ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 11.78 100
Machine Feeders & Offbearers ❍ ❍ 11.38 200
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners ❍ ❍ ❍ 7.93 1,250
Mail Clerks & Mail Mach Operators, Ex Postal Serv ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 12.24 140
Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters and Trimmers ● ❍ ● ● 9.12 450
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 9.74 160
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ● 9.18 1,390
Office Clerks, General ❍ 11.15 2,330
Order Clerks ❍ ❍ 12.73 210
Packaging & Filling Mach Operators & Tenders ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 11.66 580

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Packers & Packagers, Hand ❍ ❍ ❍ 8.88 1,120
Parking Lot Attendants ● 7.98 200
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks ❍ ❍ 14.44 210
Personal & Home Care Aides ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 9.35 600
Postal Serv Mail Srtrs, Procsrs, & Process Mach Opers ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 18.63 300
Postal Service Clerks ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 20.38 110
Postal Service Mail Carriers ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 20.59 530
Probation Offcrs & Correctional Treatmnt Specialists ● ❍ ❍ ● ● ❍ ❍ ❍ 16.69 130
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks ❍ ❍ 18.28 390
Receptionists & Information Clerks ❍ ● 10.83 1,840
Refuse & Recyclable Material Collectors ● ❍ ❍ ● 10.90 140
Retail Salespersons ● ● ❍ ❍ ● 11.01 6,930
Security Guards ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ● 10.34 1,240
Service Station Attendants ● ❍ ● ● ● 9.45 130
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks ● ❍ 12.65 660
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 10.81 2,060

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Switchboard Operators, Incl Answering Service ❍ ● ❍ ● 11.05 200
Taxi Drivers & Chauffeurs ❍ ❍ ● ❍ 9.60 120
Teacher Assistants ❍ ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 17,137 2,380
Team Assemblers ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ ❍ 12.00 1,070
Tellers ❍ ❍ 10.72 1,020
Tire Repairers & Changers ❍ ❍ ● ❍ ❍ ● 10.80 100
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● 17.54 2,190
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services ● ● ● ● ❍ ● ❍ ● ● 13.14 1,110
Ushers, Lobby Attendants, & Ticket Takers ❍ ❍ ❍ 6.99 110
Waiters & Waitresses ❍ ● ❍ ● ❍ ❍ 7.19 4,530
Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, & Samplers, Recordkpg 13.55 150
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers ❍ ❍ ● ● ● ❍ ❍ 14.99 390

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