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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 2,800
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage new jobs will be created annually in the DeKalb
Customer Service Representatives
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
0
0
140
90
140
90
16.33
15.87
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
& Scientific Products
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants
Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive
0
0
0
90
80
70
90
80
70
29.17
19.36
14.57
to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Correctional Officers & Jailers
10
0
40
50
60
10
60
60
50
16.48
20.64
15.85
tant because over the next two years job openings
resulting from replacement needs will exceed those
resulting from growth in many occupations. It is ex-
Projections
Team Assemblers 0 50 50 13.39
pected that more than 7,700 additional job openings
Social & Human Service Assistants 20 20 40 13.96
per year will result from the need to replace workers See which jobs are
who leave doing this period. expected to be in
Short-term on-the-job Training
New Job Annual Average
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage This brochure lists the jobs expected to be in the highest demand over
Cashiers 0 440 440 9.01 highest demand over the next two years in this area. the next two years
Retail Salespersons 0 370 370 10.44
Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
Child Care Workers 200 100 300 9.63
have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #5
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers,
Incl Fast Food 0 280 280 7.55 tion and training usually required for employment. DeKalb County
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Annual openings are split into those resulting from
Movers, Hand 0 250 250 11.73 growth (new positions) and those resulting from
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 0 250 250 10.86 replacements.
Waiters & Waitresses 0 240 240 7.23
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 150 50 200 8.87
Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey
Office Clerks, General 10 170 180 12.43
are also shown for each occupation. All wages are
Tellers 110 70 180 11.31
hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the
few occupations in which the number of hours typi-
cally worked in a year is less than 2,080. DeKalb
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
DeKalb County Area’s Top Jobs by Most Expected Annual Openings for 2007-2008
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Associate’s Degree Supervisors of Food Prep & Serving Workers 0 40 40 14.63
New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average
New Accounts Clerks 30 10 40 16.73
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Construction & Building Inspectors 20 10 30 20.64
General & Operations Managers 0 110 110 45.41 Registered Nurses 10 100 110 28.73 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers,
Management Analysts 0 40 40 44.54 Computer Support Specialists 0 20 20 25.39 & Repairers 0 30 30 26.85
Administrative Services Managers 10 20 30 34.80 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 0 20 20 14.66 Supervisors of Police & Detectives 20 10 30 28.26
Chief Executives 0 30 30 71.78 Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians 0 10 10 26.25 Detectives & Criminal Investigators 10 10 20 27.71
Ed Administrators, Postsecondary 20 10 30 39.53 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 0 10 10 19.57 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 0 20 20 34.96
Ed Administrators, Preschool & Child Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 0 10 10 24.64 Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 10 10 20 17.20
Care Center 20 10 30 17.22 Respiratory Therapists 0 10 10 24.40 Supervisors of Production & Operating
Financial Managers 10 20 30 47.85 Workers 0 20 20 22.18
Instructional Coordinators 20 10 30 26.30 Postsecondary Vocational Training Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail,
Sales Managers 0 30 30 50.85 New Job Annual Average & Farm Products 0 20 20 27.31
Computer & Info Systems Managers 0 20 20 50.69 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 10 10 20 78,365 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 10 40 50 17.64
Long-term on-the-job Training
Lawyers 0 20 20 49.29 Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate 20 10 30 24.74
New Job Annual Average
Rehabilitation Counselors 10 10 20 19.23 Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 0 30 30 18.69 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 190 40 230 20.05
Bachelor’s Degree Specialists 10 10 20 20.95 Fire Fighters 80 20 100 19.82
New Job Annual Average
EMT’s & Paramedics 20 0 20 12.28 Cooks, Restaurant 0 50 50 11.73
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 0 20 20 12.43 Carpenters 0 30 30 16.04
Personal Financial Advisors 80 10 90 36.20 Real Estate Sales Agents 0 20 20 14.31 Compliance Officers, Exc Ag, Construct,
Loan Officers 70 10 80 32.01 Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Health & Safety, & Transport 0 30 30 27.91
Accountants & Auditors 0 50 50 29.87 Machine Repairers 0 10 10 17.13 Water & Liquid Waste Treatment Plant
Financial Analysts 20 10 30 29.43 Court Reporters 10 0 10 10.22 & System Operators 20 10 30 16.69
Probation Officers & Correctional Treatment Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 0 10 10 17.71 Claims Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators 0 20 20 24.76
Specialists 20 10 30 19.33 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Electricians 0 20 20 23.94
Securities, Commodities, & Financial Services Exc Engines 0 10 10 17.76 Automotive Body & Related Repairers 0 10 10 20.81
Sales Agents 30 0 30 33.32 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 0 10 10 19.59
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Work Experience in a Related Occupation Industrial Machinery Mechanics 0 10 10 23.61
& Elem School 20 10 30 50,088 New Job Annual Average Machinists 0 10 10 17.49
Computer Programmers 0 20 20 36.59 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 0 10 10 22.92
Computer Systems Analysts 0 20 20 36.09 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 0 100 100 23.21 Telecomm Equipment Installers & Repairers,
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 0 20 20 24.98 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 0 60 60 18.45 Exc Line Installers 0 10 10 27.10
Social & Community Service Managers 10 10 20 29.14 Supervisors of Fire Fighting & Prevention Telecomm Line Installers & Repairers 0 10 10 19.09
Workers 30 10 40 31.57 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 0 10 10 14.71
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