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

New Job Annual Average


During the years 2007 and 2008, almost 2,700 new
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage jobs will be created annually in the West Central
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
Team Assemblers
Sales Reps, Wholesale & Mfg, Exc Tech
150
60
30
80
180
140
16.19
11.54
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
& Scientific Products
Construction Laborers
Customer Service Representatives
50
30
20
50
30
30
100
60
50
27.00
11.65
12.06
to other occupations, retire, die, or leave the labor
force permanently for other reasons. This is impor-
Employment
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Operating Engineers & Other Construct
Equipment Operators
10

20
40

30
50

50
16.25

15.47
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
Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 0 40 40 13.93
pected that more than 4,400 additional job openings
Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 10 30 40 8.02
Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants 10 30 40 16.76
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
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Each table shows the top ten or so jobs expected to
Incl Fast Food 130 240 370 6.97
have the most annual openings by the level of educa- Workforce Investment Area #8
Cashiers 40 300 340 7.74
Retail Salespersons 90 210 300 10.28
tion and training usually required for employment. West Central Georgia
Waiters & Waitresses 70 150 220 6.93 Annual openings are split into those resulting from
Child Care Workers 130 60 190 8.71 growth (new positions) and those resulting from
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material replacements.
Movers, Hand 20 120 140 10.64 Carroll

Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 0 140 140 10.40 Area wages from the 2007 Georgia Wage Survey Coweta
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 100 30 130 8.22 Heard Butts
are also shown for each occupation. All wages are Spalding
Teacher Assistants 70 30 100 18,597
Food Preparation Workers 30 50 80 9.14
hourly, except that annual wages are shown for the Pike Lamar
Troup Meriwether
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids few occupations in which the number of hours typi-
Upson
& Housekeeping Cleaners 30 50 80 8.45 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
Includes the following counties: Butts, Carroll,
Michael L. Thurmond Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike,
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm Spalding, Troup and Upson
Commissioner
West Central Area’s Top Jobs by Most Expected Annual Openings for 2007-2008
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Associate’s Degree Supvrs of Helpers, Laborers, & Material
New Job Annual Average New Job Annual Average
Movers, Hand 0 10 10 19.93
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Supvrs of Non-Retail Sales Workers 0 10 10 28.99
General & Operations Managers 30 50 80 36.24 Registered Nurses 40 50 90 26.11 Supvrs of Personal Service Workers 0 10 10 15.94
Admin Services Managers 10 10 20 26.89 Computer Support Specialists 10 10 20 18.74 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail,
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 10 10 20 79,176 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 10 0 10 15.53 & Farm Products 0 10 10 22.67
Ed Administrators, Preschool & Child Respiratory Therapists 0 10 10 21.48
Care Center 10 10 20 28.04 Long-term on-the-job Training
Ed, Vocational, & School Counselors 10 10 20 20.67 Postsecondary Vocational Training New Job Annual Average
Farm, Ranch, & Other Agricultural Managers 10 10 20 N/A Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage
New Job Annual Average
Instructional Coordinators 10 10 20 27.60 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Cooks, Restaurant 20 40 60 9.10
Lawyers 10 10 20 59.86 Autom Service Technicians & Mechanics 0 20 20 14.42 Carpenters 30 20 50 15.44
Sales Managers 10 10 20 47.03 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 20 20 40 15.66
Education Administrators, Postsec 10 0 10 38.80 Specialists 10 10 20 21.70 Cabinetmakers & Bench Carpenters 20 10 30 11.88
Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 0 30 30 16.65
Nurses 0 20 20 17.14 Bakers 10 10 20 11.60
Bachelor’s Degree
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 0 10 10 8.30 Butchers & Meat Cutters 10 10 20 12.02
New Job Annual Average
Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Medical Secretaries 0 10 10 12.02 Electricians 10 10 20 19.93
Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special Real Estate Sales Agents 0 10 10 25.49 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 10 10 20 14.50
& Voc Ed 40 30 70 50,584 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 0 10 10 24.98
Accountants & Auditors 10 20 30 26.28 Work Experience in a Related Occupation Fire Fighters 0 10 10 15.62
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, New Job Annual Average Industrial Machinery Mechanics 0 10 10 17.28
& Elem School 20 10 30 46,078 Occupation Positions Replacements Openings Wage Machinists 0 10 10 16.44
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 10 10 20 19.78 Supvrs of Food Prep & Srving Workers 30 30 60 12.71 Textile Knitting & Weaving Mach Setrs,
Construction Managers 10 10 20 48.40 Supvrs of Retail Sales Workers 10 40 50 15.75 Ops, & Tndrs 0 10 10 11.00
Loan Officers 10 10 20 30.47 Supvrs of Construct Trades & Extraction
Computer Systems Analysts 10 0 10 31.26 Workers 20 20 40 27.07
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 10 0 10 42,216 Supvrs of Office & Admin Support Workers 0 40 40 18.72
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 10 0 10 23.98 Supvrs of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 0 20 20 23.11
Network Systems & Data Communications Supvrs of Production & Operating Workers 0 20 20 22.07
Analysts 10 0 10 30.48 Supvrs of Transport & Material-Moving
Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 10 0 10 46,691 Machine & Vehicle Operators 10 10 20 24.06
Special Ed Teachers, Secondary School 10 0 10 54,389 Food Service Managers 10 10 20 21.10
Training & Development Specialists 10 0 10 20.05 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsec 10 10 20 22.69

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