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Short-term on-the-job Training

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level 2007 Georgia
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 9.86

Area
Bartenders 8.87 Hourly Annual
Bill & Account Collectors 13.86 Education/Training/Experience Wage Wage
Bus Drivers, School 6.99 Bachelor’s or higher degree.................................................$26.54 $55,200
Cashiers 7.17 First professional degree......................................................... $44.28 $92,100
Child Care Workers
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Cooks, Fast Food
6.57
9.31
7.21
6.78
Doctoral degree....................................................................... $26.45
Master’s degree........................................................................$26.16
Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree................ $38.27
$55,000
$54,400
$79,600
Occupational
Bachelor’s degree.....................................................................$21.54 $44,800
Cooks, Short Order
Counter & Rental Clerks
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
7.17
8.06
6.83
Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor’s............ $14.33
Associate’s degree....................................................................$21.93
$29,800
$45,600
Wages
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers 6.92 Postsecondary vocational training........................................... $11.78 $24,500
Dishwashers 6.92
Driver/Sales Workers 13.45 All Other (no formal postsecondary education required).....$11.50 $23,900
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse 7.20 Work experience in a related occupation................................. $17.70 $36,800 Employers and job seekers: know the
Food Preparation Workers 8.36 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............ $15.73 $32,700
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 7.92 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months................$12.07 $25,100 “ fair market value” of positions to be filled.
Helpers--Electricians 11.20 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month............ $9.28 $19,300
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 8.25
Helpers--Production Workers 10.16 All categories combined....................................................... $13.95 $29,000 Workforce Investment Area #16
Home Health Aides 8.15 Heart of Georgia/Altamaha
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 6.62
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks 7.67
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 11.21
Johnson
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 8.54
Emanuel
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 8.41 Laurens
Bleckley
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 8.48 Treutlen Candler
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 6.94

omery
Evans
Office Clerks, General 9.62 Dodge Wheeler Toombs

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Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 10.44 Wilcox
Telfair
Tattnall

Packers & Packagers, Hand 7.74 Jeff Davis Appling
Personal & Home Care Aides 7.70
Postal Service Mail Carriers 21.33 Wayne
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 16.14
Receptionists & Information Clerks 9.42
Retail Salespersons 9.84
Security Guards 10.11
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 12.08 Includes the following counties: Appling, Bleck-
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 9.29 ley, Candler, Dodge, Emanuel, Evans, Jeff Davis,
Teacher Assistants 14,969 Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Tattnall, Telfair,
Tellers 10.10 Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne, Wheeler and Wilcox
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 10.25
Waiters & Waitresses 6.49 For more information, please contact Yvonne Little at Georgia Department of Labor
(404) 232-3875 • Fax (404) 232-3888 Michael L. Thurmond
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us Commissioner
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm
Area Occupational Wages
Occupational wage rates are a product of the Occupational Employment Middle School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 49,484 Long-term on-the-job Training
Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis Network & Computer Systems Administrators 24.67 Carpenters 13.96
(WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts 25.13 Cooks, Restaurant 8.16
Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers 23.55 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 20.79
This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 50,695 Electricians 17.99
Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 46,492
job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area. Fire Fighters 12.60
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School 55,372 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 20.28
Training & Development Specialists 22.45 Machinists 13.91
Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia
Wage Survey. Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 18.59
Associate’s Degree Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 14.92
Occupation Average Wage Computer Support Specialists 17.72 Sheet Metal Workers 11.62
Dental Hygienists 23.53 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 13.02
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 14.77
Administrative Services Managers 24.54 Paralegals & Legal Assistants 32.60 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Chief Executives 58.95 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 19.63
Computer & Information Systems Managers 32.94 Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 11.30
Registered Nurses 27.38 Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 12.72
Ed Administrator, Elem & Secondary School 72,776
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 20.20 Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 12.49
Postsecondary Vocational Training Construction Laborers 10.14
Engineering Managers 41.90
Financial Managers 34.82 Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 13.54 Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 7.89
General & Operations Managers 32.89 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 13.73 Correctional Officers & Jailers 14.89
Instructional Coordinators 24.46 Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 12.98 Customer Service Representatives 11.31
Lawyers 35.50 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 8.62 Data Entry Keyers 10.97
Management Analysts 44.06 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 15.42 Dental Assistants 13.64
Medical & Health Services Managers 37.91 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 8.26 Dispatchers, Exc Police, Fire, & Ambulance 14.15
Pharmacists 48.65 Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Ed 20.00 Executive Secretaries & Admin Assistants 15.76
Sales Managers 32.60 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 14.58
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 19.93 Work Experience in a Related Occupation Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 7.53
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 13.18
Cost Estimators 21.46 Medical Assistants 10.85
Bachelor’s Degree Food Service Managers 22.49 Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 14.35
Accountants & Auditors 30.44 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products 20.20 Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 13.55
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 18.93 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 15.30 Painters, Construction & Maintenance 14.66
Civil Engineers 26.64 Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers 20.74 Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 12.77
Computer Programmers 25.14 Supervisors of Food Preparation & Serving Workers 12.05 Pharmacy Technicians 12.38
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 34.71 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand 17.33 Printing Machine Operators 14.08
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 33.86 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 12.24 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products 21.80
Computer Systems Analysts 26.21 Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers 14.12 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products 30.70
Construction Managers 28.45 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 20.68 Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 10.91
Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed 45,781 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 33.16 Slaughterers & Meat Packers 9.56
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists 17.99 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 17.71 Social & Human Service Assistants 12.25
Industrial Engineers 31.44 Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 12.15 Team Assemblers 9.40
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 47,057 Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 19.96 Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters,
Loan Officers 26.69 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 13.68   Operators, & Tenders 11.03
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 23.84 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators 20.70 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 16.94

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