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

New Job Annual Average
During the years 2007 and 2008, more than 8,800
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage new jobs will be created annually in the Cobb
Customer Service Representatives
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
& Scientific Products
260

150
120

140
380

290
15.58

29.71
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
Employment
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 180 70 250 20.04
Construction Laborers 150 50 200 11.14 to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 80 80 160 15.81 force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants 80 80 160 20.18
Team Assemblers
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
80
60
60
50
140
110
10.44
16.82
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
Operating Engineers & Other Construction
Equipment Operators 70 40 110 17.66 expected that almost 8,400 additional job openings
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Tech per year will result from the need to replace workers See which jobs are
& Scientific Products 40 50 90 42.45 who leave doing this period.
Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 30 60 90 13.66
expected to be in
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 330 450 780 11.36 have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #4
Cashiers 160 560 720 8.75 tion and training usually required for employment. Cobb County
Laborers & Freight, Stock, and Material
Annual openings are split into those resulting from
Movers, Hand 260 280 540 11.31
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, growth (new positions) and those resulting from
Incl Fast Food 120 370 490 7.64 replacements.
Waiters & Waitresses 90 340 430 7.81
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 60 270 330 11.19 Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey
Office Clerks, General 110 150 260 11.97
are also shown for each occupation. All wages are
Child Care Workers 160 80 240 8.38
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids
hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the Cobb
& Housekeeping Cleaners 140 90 230 9.44 few occupations in which the number of hours typi-
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 150 50 200 8.56 cally worked in a year is less than 2,080.

For more information, please contact David Yankey at Georgia Department of Labor
(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
Cobb 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 190 120 310 47.67 Registered Nurses 70 70 140 26.86 Supvrs of Construction Trades & Extraction
Management Analysts 80 40 120 38.00 Computer Support Specialists 40 20 60 20.32 Workers 110 40 150 26.60
Chief Executives 50 30 80 78.31 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 30 10 40 22.92 Supvrs of Office & Admin Support Workers 60 90 150 22.98
Sales Managers 50 30 80 46.23 Dental Hygienists 20 0 20 33.42 Supvrs of Retail Sales Workers 80 70 150 18.43
Lawyers 40 20 60 52.99 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 10 10 20 18.29 Supvrs of Food Prep & Serving Workers 40 60 100 15.54
Financial Managers 30 20 50 48.48 Aerospace Engineering & Operations Technicians 0 10 10 29.06 Supvrs of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 40 30 70 28.38
Instructional Coordinators 40 10 50 23.40 Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians 0 10 10 24.32 Supvrs of Production & Operating Workers 30 30 60 23.19
Admin Services Managers 20 20 40 36.53 Industrial Engineering Technicians 0 10 10 22.63 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 40 10 50 21.90
Computer & Info Systems Managers 20 20 40 50.10 Medical Records & Health Info Technicians 10 0 10 14.89 Cost Estimators 30 10 40 28.77
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 20 10 30 76,570 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 0 10 10 24.53 Supvrs of Transport & Material-Moving
Ed, Vocational, & School Counselors 20 10 30 23.78 Respiratory Therapists 0 10 10 22.05 Machine & Vehicle Operators 30 10 40 26.09
Pharmacists 20 10 30 47.06 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail,
Postsecondary Vocational Training & Farm Products 20 20 40 25.30
Bachelor’s Degree New Job Annual Average
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
New Job Annual Average Long-term on-the-job Training
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 90 50 140 17.81 New Job Annual Average
Accountants and Auditors 80 50 130 27.83 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 90 40 130 14.82 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Construction Managers 60 30 90 40.07 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Carpenters 150 50 200 15.17
Computer Systems Analysts 60 20 80 38.23 Nurses 30 30 60 18.10 Cooks, Restaurant 30 80 110 10.81
Network Systems & Data Comm Analysts 50 10 60 29.43 Bus & Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Electricians 70 30 100 21.55
Aerospace Engineers 10 30 40 37.07 Specialists 30 20 50 20.83 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 50 20 70 19.33
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians 20 10 30 23.76 Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 20 30 50 23.66
Software 30 10 40 44.91 Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Comm Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 30 20 50 13.43
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement & Indust Equipment 10 20 30 25.63 Automotive Body & Related Repairers 20 10 30 19.17
Specialists 30 10 40 23.41 Legal Secretaries 20 10 30 15.77 Heat, Air Cond, & Refrig Mechanics & Installers 20 10 30 20.44
Loan Officers 20 20 40 30.97 Real Estate Sales Agents 0 30 30 18.51 Boilermakers 10 10 20 28.39
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Dental Laboratory Technicians 10 10 20 22.16
& Elem School 30 10 40 49,559 Machine Repairers 10 10 20 17.88 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 10 10 20 23.81
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 20 10 30 40.44 Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 10 10 20 12.65 Fire Fighters 10 10 20 20.94
Financial Analysts 20 10 30 58.48 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Glaziers 10 10 20 16.37
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 20 10 30 48,753 Exc Engines 10 10 20 21.09 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 10 10 20 19.79
Network & Computer Systems Admins 20 10 30 33.17 Machinists 10 10 20 12.55
Structural Iron & Steel Workers 10 10 20 22.83
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