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Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 30 50 80 12.

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Operating Engineers & Other Construct During the years 2007 and 2008, more than 4,600 Georgia Jobs 2007-2008
Equipment Operators 40 30 70 15.36 new jobs will be created annually in the Northeast
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants

Short-term on-the-job Training


30 30 60 18.10 Georgia 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
Occupation
Retail Salespersons
New

170
Job
Positions Replacements
250
Annual
Openings
420
Average
Wage
10.55
to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers,
Incl Fast Food
Cashiers
150
60
250
320
400
380
7.61
7.90
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
Waiters & Waitresses 90 170 260 7.12
pected that more than 5,100 additional job openings
Child Care Workers 140 70 210 7.89
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material
per year will result from the need to replace workers See which jobs are
Movers, Hand 50 130 180 11.66 who leave doing this period. expected to be in
Office Clerks, General 90 90 180 10.84
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 20 160 180 10.44 This brochure lists the jobs expected to be in the highest demand over
Teacher Assistants 120 50 170 16,737 highest demand over the next two years in this area. the next two years
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
& Housekeeping Cleaners 110 60 170 9.53
have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #9
tion and training usually required for employment. Northeast Georgia
Annual openings are split into those resulting from
growth (new positions) and those resulting from
replacements. Jackson Madison Elbert

Barrow Clarke
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on Oglethorpe
Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey Walton
ee

are also shown for each occupation. All wages are


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hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the Newton

few occupations in which the number of hours typi-


Jasper
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 Includes the following counties: Barrow, Clarke,
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison,
Michael L. Thurmond Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe and
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm Walton
Commissioner
Northeast Georgia Area’s Top Jobs by Most Expected Annual Openings for 2007-2008
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Associate’s Degree Supvrs of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 20 20 40 24.77
New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average
Supvrs of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 20 10 30 15.29
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Supvrs of Production & Operating Workers 0 30 30 22.08
General and Operations Managers 70 50 120 39.64 Registered Nurses 80 50 130 26.42 Cost Estimators 10 10 20 23.06
Instructional Coordinators 60 20 80 21.68 Computer Support Specialists 30 10 40 18.57 Supvrs of Personal Service Workers 10 10 20 15.35
Lawyers 30 10 40 39.06 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 10 10 20 15.67 Supvrs of Transport & Material-Moving
Management Analysts 30 10 40 31.14 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 20 0 20 22.91 Machine & Vehicle Operators 10 10 20 23.29
Admin Services Managers 20 10 30 35.72 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 10 10 20 22.11 Food Service Managers 10 10 20 22.49
Chief Executives 10 10 20 66.20 Agricultural & Food Science Technicians 10 0 10 16.92
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 10 10 20 73,953 Dental Hygienists 10 0 10 29.61 Long-term on-the-job Training
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 10 10 20 23.39 Medical Records & Health Info Technicians 10 0 10 13.28 New Job Annual Average
Farm, Ranch, & Other Agricultural Managers 0 20 20 32.34 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Medical and Health Services Managers 10 10 20 38.43 Postsecondary Vocational Training Carpenters 60 30 90 15.09
Pharmacists 10 10 20 45.44 New Job Annual Average
Cooks, Restaurant 40 50 90 9.46
Sales Managers 10 10 20 45.37 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 20 30 50 17.75
Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 20 30 50 19.34 Electricians 20 10 30 25.77
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 20 10 30 18.56
Bachelor’s Degree
Specialists 30 10 40 16.76 Bakers 10 10 20 9.81
New Job Annual Average
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Butchers & Meat Cutters 10 10 20 12.68
Accountants & Auditors 40 20 60 28.77 Nurses 20 20 40 16.81 Fire Fighters 10 10 20 13.19
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 20 10 30 11.33 Machinists 10 10 20 15.30
Software 30 0 30 29.41 Real Estate Sales Agents 20 10 30 23.42 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 0 20 20 14.31
Recreation Workers 10 20 30 N/A Medical Secretaries 10 10 20 12.92
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, EMT’s & Paramedics 10 0 10 14.15 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
& Elem School 20 10 30 48,466 Legal Secretaries 10 0 10 16.83 New Job Annual Average
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 10 10 20 19.66 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Computer Systems Analysts 20 0 20 28.66 Work Experience in a Related Occupation Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 50 50 100 14.15
Construction Managers 10 10 20 25.46 New Job Annual Average
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 50 50 100 16.24
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Education 20 0 20 43,404 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Team Assemblers 10 80 90 13.78
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 10 10 20 24.24 Supvrs of Food Prep & Serving Workers 50 40 90 13.64 Construction Laborers 50 30 80 11.91
Training & Development Specialists 10 10 20 30.55 Supvrs of Office and Admin Support Workers 40 40 80 20.80 Customer Service Representatives 50 30 80 12.63
Zoologists & Wildlife Biologists 10 10 20 26.60 Supvrs of Retail Sales Workers 20 50 70 16.24 Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 40 40 80 15.42
Supvrs of Construct Trades & Extraction Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
Workers 40 20 60 23.78 & Scientific Products 30 50 80 26.97

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