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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 5,400
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage new jobs will be created annually in the Northwest
Team Assemblers
Customer Service Representatives
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
90
90
80
190
70
80
280
160
160
12.97
13.29
16.85
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
Textile Wind, Twist, & Draw Out Mach
Setrs, Opers, & Tndrs
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
0 140 140 12.48 to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
& Scientific Products
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks
Construction Laborers
20
30
60
90
60
30
110
90
90
26.94
13.45
12.07
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
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 20 70 90 15.84
pected that more than 7,700 additional job openings
Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 30 60 90 11.98
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants 30 50 80 16.81
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 290 340 630 11.48
Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
Cashiers 130 470 600 7.86
have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #1
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers,
Incl Fast Food 230 370 600 7.33 tion and training usually required for employment. Northwest Georgia
Waiters & Waitresses 110 200 310 7.52 Annual openings are split into those resulting from
Dade Catoosa Fannin
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material growth (new positions) and those resulting from Murray
Whitfield
Movers, Hand 30 270 300 10.70 replacements. Walker Gilmer
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 0 260 260 10.51
Gordon
Teacher Assistants 150 60 210 15,021 Chattooga Pickens
Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids
are also shown for each occupation. All wages are Floyd Bartow
& Housekeeping Cleaners 100 80 180 9.65
Child Care Workers 90 80 170 7.81 hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the
Office Clerks, General 60 110 170 10.91 few occupations in which the number of hours typi- Polk
Paulding
cally worked in a year is less than 2,080. Haralson

For more information, please contact David Yankey at Georgia Department of Labor
Includes the following counties: Bartow, Catoosa,
(404) 232-3875 • Fax (404) 232-3888 Workforce Information & Analysis Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon,
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us
Michael L. Thurmond Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk,
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm Walker and Whitfield.
Commissioner
Northwest Georgia 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 90 80 170 38.18 Registered Nurses 90 70 160 25.56 Supvrs of Retail Sales Workers 70 80 150 17.47
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 30 10 40 79,411 Computer Support Specialists 10 10 20 17.11 Supvrs of Food Prep & Serving Workers 60 50 110 12.66
Chief Executives 10 20 30 76.15 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 10 10 20 23.78 Supvrs of Office & Admin Support Workers 30 60 90 21.49
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 20 10 30 26.86 Dental Hygienists 10 0 10 27.63 Supvrs of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 40 30 70 25.46
Instructional Coordinators 20 10 30 30.53 Mechanical Engineering Technicians 10 0 10 18.00 Supvrs of Production & Operating Workers 0 70 70 22.24
Sales Managers 10 20 30 48.73 Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 0 10 10 17.52 Supvrs of Construction Trades & Extraction
Administrative Services Managers 10 10 20 27.14 Medical Records & Health Info Technicians 10 0 10 13.65 Workers 40 20 60 22.89
Clinical, Counseling, & School Psychologists 10 10 20 32.10 Respiratory Therapists 0 10 10 20.89 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 20 10 30 16.81
Computer & Information Systems Managers 10 10 20 44.74 Cost Estimators 10 10 20 27.51
Financial Managers 10 10 20 44.39 Postsecondary Vocational Training Supvrs of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 10 10 20 15.12
Management Analysts 10 10 20 38.06 New Job Annual Average Suprs of Transport & Material-Moving Mach
Medical & Health Services Managers 10 10 20 33.37 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage & Vehicle Operators 10 10 20 20.37
Pharmacists 10 10 20 45.47 Auto Service Technicians & Mechanics 120 40 160 15.99 Food Service Managers 10 10 20 26.03
Licensed Practical & Licensed Voc Nurses 10 40 50 16.42 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsec 10 10 20 24.01
Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine
Bachelor’s Degree
Specialists 10 20 30 17.60
New Job Annual Average Long-term on-the-job Training
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 10 10 20 10.64
New Job Annual Average
Accountants & Auditors 20 30 50 25.54 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 0 20 20 7.61 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
Training & Development Specialists 40 10 50 19.00 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Carpenters 60 40 100 16.63
Construction Managers 20 20 40 35.52 Exc Engines 10 10 20 19.48 Cooks, Restaurant 40 50 90 9.30
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 30 10 40 46,778 Real Estate Sales Agents 10 10 20 20.74 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 30 40 70 16.57
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, Appraisers & Assessors of Real Estate 0 10 10 17.61 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 20 50 70 14.71
& Elem School 30 10 40 44,554 Computer, Automated Teller, & Office Mach Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 20 40 60 15.83
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 10 10 20 16.49 Repairers 10 0 10 18.20 Electricians 30 20 50 17.24
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 10 10 20 33.70 Electrical & Electronics Repairers, Comm Machinists 30 20 50 14.78
Computer Systems Analysts 10 10 20 31.66 & Indust Equipment 10 0 10 16.93 Auto Body & Related Repairers 40 0 40 17.02
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement EMT’s & Paramedics 10 0 10 14.14 Textile Knitting & Weaving Mach Setrs,
Specialists 10 10 20 22.26 Surgical Technologists 10 0 10 16.79 Opers, & Tndrs 0 40 40 13.09
Industrial Engineers 10 10 20 34.95 Fire Fighters 10 20 30 15.28
Loan Officers 10 10 20 29.76 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 20 10 30 17.30
Mechanical Engineers 10 10 20 31.32 Bakers 10 10 20 9.82
Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 10 10 20 49,289
Special Ed Teachers, Secondary School 10 10 20 48,154
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