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Moderate-term on-the-job Training Georgia Jobs 2007-2008

New Job Annual Average


During the years 2007 and 2008, almost 13,800 new
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage jobs will be created annually in the Atlanta – Ful-
Customer Service Representatives
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
& Scientific Products
530

190
350

260
880

450
17.00

28.05
ton County Area. In addition to these job openings
arising from employment growth, openings will also Short-term
arise from the need to replace workers who transfer
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
130
190
80
210
140
200
340
330
280
20.26
16.80
16.70
to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
Team Assemblers
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Tech
120
140
140
110
260
250
11.91
19.00
tant because over the next two years job openings
resulting from replacement needs will exceed those
resulting from growth in many occupations. It is
Projections
& Scientific Products 100 110 210 39.74 expected that almost 18,600 additional job openings
Construction Laborers 80 70 150 12.48 per year will result from the need to replace workers See which jobs are
Medical Assistants 90 40 130 14.23
who leave doing this period. expected to be in
Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 0 130 130 15.49

This brochure lists the jobs expected to be in the highest demand over
Short-term on-the-job Training
New Job Annual Average
highest demand over the next two years in this area. the next two years
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
Retail Salespersons 380 840 1220 11.09 have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Areas #3 & #6
Waiters & Waitresses 340 850 1190 8.01 tion and training usually required for employment. City of Atlanta & Balance of
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Annual openings are split into those resulting from Fulton County
Incl Fast Food 350 750 1100 7.79
growth (new positions) and those resulting from
Cashiers 140 920 1060 8.74
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material
replacements.
Movers, Hand 300 660 960 10.88
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 10 570 580 11.87 Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey
Office Clerks, General 150 400 550 12.61 are also shown for each occupation. All wages are
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 300 150 450 8.58 hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the
Food Preparation Workers 170 240 410 9.12 few occupations in which the number of hours typi-
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids
cally worked in a year is less than 2,080. n
lto
& Housekeeping Cleaners 180 190 370 9.50

For more information, please contact David Yankey at Georgia Department of Labor Fu
(404) 232-3875 • Fax (404) 232-3888 Workforce Information & Analysis
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm Michael L. Thurmond
Commissioner
Atlanta – Fulton County Area’s Top Jobs by Most Expected Annual Openings for 2007-2008
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Associate’s Degree Work Experience in a Related Occupation
New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage

General & Operations Managers 250 260 510 47.32 Registered Nurses 410 240 650 28.09 Supvrs of Office & Admin Support Workers 100 240 340 24.47
Management Analysts 190 100 290 46.69 Computer Support Specialists 150 80 230 21.88 Supvrs of Food Prep & Serving Workers 120 130 250 15.14
Sales Managers 100 80 180 54.39 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 60 20 80 25.11 Supvrs of Retail Sales Workers 60 110 170 18.61
Computer & Info Systems Managers 100 70 170 53.15 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 30 20 50 24.35 Supvrs of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 50 70 120 27.64
Financial Managers 90 70 160 52.02 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 20 20 40 16.91 Supvrs of Construction Trades & Extraction
Lawyers 70 80 150 69.26 Respiratory Therapists 20 20 40 23.36 Workers 50 40 90 27.97
Chief Executives 70 60 130 79.87 Dental Hygienists 20 10 30 31.25 Supvrs of Production & Operating Workers 30 50 80 23.95
Marketing Managers 50 40 90 50.28 Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians 10 20 30 26.19 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail,
Admin Services Managers 40 40 80 34.77 Medical Records & Health Info Technicians 20 10 30 15.49 & Farm Products 30 50 80 28.76
Market Research Analysts 30 50 80 32.58 Broadcast Technicians 10 10 20 16.48 Supvrs of Non-Retail Sales Workers 20 50 70 35.81
Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians 10 10 20 21.49 Supvrs of Transport & Material-Moving
Bachelor’s Degree Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 10 10 20 29.47 Machine & Vehicle Operators 30 30 60 25.89
New Job Annual Average Industrial Engineering Technicians 10 10 20 36.76 Supvrs of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 20 30 50 17.74
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage

Accountants & Auditors 150 140 290 31.93 Postsecondary Vocational Training Long-term on-the-job Training
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 230 40 270 41.84 New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average
Computer Systems Analysts 190 60 250 37.50 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage

Network Systems & Data Comm Analysts 150 30 180 33.13 Real Estate Sales Agents 100 60 160 21.68 Cooks, Restaurant 130 210 340 10.90
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 40 90 130 20.89
Software 140 30 170 39.75 Nurses 60 80 140 16.57 Carpenters 40 50 90 19.86
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers 60 80 140 N/A Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 40 60 100 19.30 Flight Attendants 50 40 90 N/A
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 90 30 120 34.10 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Compliance Officers, Exc Ag, Construction,
Financial Analysts 70 40 110 34.89 Specialists 50 50 100 20.95 Health & Safety, & Transport 30 50 80 22.29
Property, Real Estate, & Comm Assoc Managers 70 40 110 29.58 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 30 50 80 14.17 Fire Fighters 30 40 70 20.46
Computer Programmers 0 80 80 42.94 Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians 20 50 70 35.82 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 30 40 70 17.28
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Legal Secretaries 20 50 70 23.38 Bakers 30 20 50 11.39
Specialists 50 30 80 31.58 Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate 20 10 30 27.59 Butchers & Meat Cutters 20 20 40 12.04
Loan Officers 40 40 80 30.19 Medical Secretaries 10 20 30 14.05 Machinists 20 20 40 23.86
Surgical Technologists 20 10 30 18.13 Telecomm Line Installers & Repairers 20 20 40 18.40

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