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Short-term on-the-job Training

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level 2007 Georgia
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 8.69

Area
Bartenders 7.53 Hourly Annual
Bill & Account Collectors 13.16 Education/Training/Experience Wage Wage
Cashiers 7.60 Bachelor’s or higher degree................................................. $27.22 $56,600
Child Care Workers 7.39 First professional degree......................................................... $48.08 $100,000
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Cooks, Fast Food
Cooks, Short Order
8.23
6.89
6.65
8.90
Doctoral degree....................................................................... $30.20 $62,800
Master’s degree....................................................................... $23.85 $49,600
Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree................ $36.21 $75,300
Occupational
Bachelor’s degree.................................................................... $23.56 $49,000
Counter & Rental Clerks
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Dishwashers
8.61
6.87
7.48
Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor’s............ $15.77
Associate’s degree................................................................... $22.07
$32,800
$45,900
Wages
Driver/Sales Workers 14.03 Postsecondary vocational training...........................................$13.27 $27,600
Food Preparation Workers 8.41
Helpers--Electricians 12.41 All Other (no formal postsecondary education required).... $11.93 $24,800
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 10.94 Work experience in a related occupation.................................$19.09 $39,700 Employers and job seekers: know the
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 10.32 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............$15.68 $32,600
Helpers--Production Workers 8.13 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months................ $13.13 $27,300 “ fair market value” of positions to be filled.
Home Health Aides 8.88 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month............ $8.95 $18,600
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 6.75
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks 7.69 All categories combined........................................................$14.72 $30,600 Workforce Investment Area #14
Human Resources Assistants, Exc Payroll & Timekeeping 16.36 Lower Chattahoochee
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 12.51
Interviewers, Exc Eligibility & Loan 12.07
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 8.23
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 8.30 Harris Talbot
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 9.79 Muscogee
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 7.22
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 8.27 Chatta-
hoochee
Office Clerks, General 10.53
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 12.89 Stewart
Packers & Packagers, Hand 8.38
Personal & Home Care Aides 8.81 Quitman
Postal Service Mail Carriers 21.65 Randolph
Postal Service Mail Sorters, Processors, & Processing Machine Operators 20.27 Clay
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 16.66
Receptionists & Information Clerks 10.39
Retail Salespersons 9.79
Security Guards 13.05 Includes the following counties: Chattahoochee,
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 11.60 Clay, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph,
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 9.14 Stewart, and Talbot
Teacher Assistants 15,398
Tellers 10.17
Tire Repairers & Changers 10.41 For more information, please contact Yvonne Little at Georgia Department of Labor
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 11.15 (404) 232-3875 • Fax (404) 232-3888
Waiters & Waitresses 6.75 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 Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 42,907 Long-term on-the-job Training
Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis Special Education Teachers, Middle School 44,547 Carpenters 14.51
(WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School 45,240 Cooks, Restaurant 9.54
Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. Special Education Teachers, Secondary School 49,501 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 25.74
This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected Training & Development Specialists 23.67 Electricians 15.45
job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area. Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration Mechanics & Installers 16.98
Associate’s Degree Industrial Machinery Mechanics 16.27
Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia Dental Hygienists 24.14 Machinists 15.83
Wage Survey. Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 15.86 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 19.63
Medical Records & Health Information Technicians 13.03 Sheet Metal Workers 17.44
Occupation Average Wage Paralegals & Legal Assistants 22.03 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 14.72
Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 21.25
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Registered Nurses 26.14 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Administrative Services Managers 31.30 Respiratory Therapists 22.32
Chief Executives 66.91 Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 13.01
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 75,978 Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 13.90
Postsecondary Vocational Training Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 11.98
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 27.75
Engineering Managers 40.52 Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 14.52 Construction Laborers 10.17
Financial Managers 41.36 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 15.66 Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 9.46
General & Operations Managers 37.41 Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 12.55 Correctional Officers & Jailers 14.16
Instructional Coordinators 29.27 Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 13.27 Customer Service Representatives 12.95
Lawyers 41.17 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 9.48 Data Entry Keyers 11.89
Management Analysts 31.54 Legal Secretaries 12.80 Dental Assistants 15.09
Marketing Managers 38.77 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 15.28 Dispatchers, Exc Police, Fire, & Ambulance 12.38
Medical & Health Services Managers 38.35 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 8.84 Executive Secretaries & Admin Assistants 16.12
Pharmacists 43.94 Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Education 10.17 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 15.10
Sales Managers 46.24 Real Estate Sales Agents 12.86 Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 9.57
Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 13.46
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Medical Assistants 11.66
Bachelor’s Degree Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 14.55
Accountants & Auditors 27.41 Cost Estimators 29.04 Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 14.09
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 17.31 Food Service Managers 25.19 Painters, Construction & Maintenance 11.90
Civil Engineers 30.55 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products 23.14 Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 14.53
Construction Managers 33.05 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 15.72 Pharmacy Technicians 12.16
Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed 47,817 Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers 21.39 Printing Machine Operators 16.73
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists 17.52 Supervisors of Food Preparation & Serving Workers 14.71 Roofers 13.79
Industrial Engineers 27.98 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand 18.60 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products 23.34
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 45,599 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 13.04 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products 25.37
Loan Officers 19.24 Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers 15.89 Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 12.38
Market Research Analysts 23.04 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 22.77 Social & Human Service Assistants 12.37
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 23.27 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 27.34 Team Assemblers 11.34
Middle School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 46,438 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 20.64 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 16.36
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 28.92 Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 20.38
Personal Financial Advisors 27.95 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 15.99
Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers 24.91 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators 18.86

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