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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 23,500
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage new jobs will be created annually in the Atlanta
Customer Service Representatives
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
590
460
210
170
800
630
14.99
18.42
Regional 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
Construction Laborers
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
310
340
240
290
100
160
600
440
400
26.72
13.24
15.60
to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive
250
170
140
130
110
120
380
280
260
18.75
17.48
12.60
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 Construct
expected that almost 17,300 additional job openings
Equipment Operators 160 80 240 15.96
Team Assemblers 30 190 220 11.88
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 highest demand over
New Job Annual Average This brochure lists the jobs expected to be in the
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage highest demand over the next two years in this area. the next two years
Retail Salespersons 1,310 1,030 2,340 11.16
Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
Cashiers 630 1,230 1,860 8.60
have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #7
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Atlanta Regional
Incl Fast Food 520 870 1,390 7.75 tion and training usually required for employment.
Laborers and Freight, Stock, & Material Annual openings are split into those resulting from
Movers, Hand 530 630 1,160 10.81 growth (new positions) and those resulting from Cherokee
Waiters & Waitresses 390 740 1,130 7.52 replacements.
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 290 660 950 11.29
Office Clerks, General 400 280 680 11.77 Gwinnett
Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey
Child Care Workers 440 180 620 8.33
are also shown for each occupation. All wages are
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids

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hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the Douglas

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& Housekeeping Cleaners 390 180 570 11.22

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Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 400 100 500 8.48 few occupations in which the number of hours typi-
cally worked in a year is less than 2,080. Fayette
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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 Includes the following counties: Cherokee,
Michael L. Thurmond Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm
and Rockdale
Commissioner
Atlanta Regional 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 490 230 720 42.37 Registered Nurses 320 130 450 28.44 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 310 160 470 16.50
Management Analysts 200 50 250 41.39 Computer Support Specialists 190 40 230 20.58 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support
Sales Managers 140 60 200 48.48 Dental Hygienists 70 10 80 30.75 Workers 250 170 420 21.55
Chief Executives 110 60 170 78.35 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 50 10 60 20.27 Supervisors of Construction Trades
Financial Managers 100 30 130 45.39 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 30 10 40 18.02 & Extraction Workers 230 70 300 26.40
Computer & Info Systems Managers 90 30 120 49.93 Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians 20 10 30 24.33 Supervisors of Food Prep & Serving Workers 160 130 290 14.67
Lawyers 80 30 110 51.21 Medical Records & Health Info Technicians 20 10 30 15.01 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers,
Administrative Services Managers 60 30 90 37.05 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 20 10 30 22.62 & Repairers 100 70 170 28.54
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 60 30 90 82,115 Respiratory Therapists 10 10 20 22.15 Cost Estimators 60 20 80 27.52
Instructional Coordinators 70 20 90 22.46 Cardiovascular Technologists & Technicians 10 0 10 20.74 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 60 20 80 16.09
Pharmacists 70 20 90 47.49 Civil Engineering Technicians 10 0 10 16.65 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 30 40 70 28.03
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 10 0 10 26.84 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving
Bachelor’s Degree Environmental Engineering Technicians 10 0 10 16.59 Mach & Vehicle Operators 40 30 70 24.27
New Job Annual Average
Industrial Engineering Technicians 10 0 10 29.69 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Veterinary Technologists & Technicians 10 0 10 12.45 Movers, Hand 30 30 60 19.30
Accountants & Auditors 190 90 280 30.87 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial
Computer Systems Analysts 180 30 210 38.43 Postsecondary Vocational Training Workers 40 20 60 17.47
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 170 20 190 38.22 New Job Annual Average Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 0 60 60 24.06
Construction Managers 140 50 190 36.50 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 180 110 290 17.19
Long-term on-the-job Training
Software 120 20 140 38.90 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 110 60 170 12.74
New Job Annual Average
Network Systems & Data Communications Licensed Practical & Licensed Voc Nurses 100 50 150 17.78 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Analysts 120 20 140 35.03 Real Estate Sales Agents 100 40 140 18.77 Carpenters 290 90 380 16.90
Airline Pilots, Copilots, & Flight Engineers 40 90 130 N/A Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Cooks, Restaurant 130 170 300 10.35
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Specialists 60 30 90 19.63 Electricians 120 50 170 18.66
& Elem School 80 30 110 50,882 Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians 10 50 60 25.33 Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 60 60 120 19.50
Computer Programmers 50 50 100 31.45 Legal Secretaries 40 20 60 15.89 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 80 30 110 19.06
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 90 10 100 32.68 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 50 50 100 14.52
Exc Engines 30 20 50 19.99 Flight Attendants 30 50 80 N/A
Medical Secretaries 30 10 40 13.30 Butchers & Meat Cutters 40 20 60 13.63
Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate 20 10 30 16.90 Heat, Air Cond, & Refrig Mechanics & Installers 50 10 60 18.15
Machinists 30 30 60 17.80

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