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Short-term on-the-job Training

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level 2007 Georgia
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 7.85

Area
Bartenders 8.20 Hourly Annual
Bill & Account Collectors 13.71 Education/Training/Experience Wage Wage
Bus Drivers, School 8.58 Bachelor’s or higher degree................................................. $30.97 $64,400
Cashiers 8.03 First professional degree..........................................................$55.97 $116,400
Child Care Workers
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Cooks, Fast Food
8.43
9.70
7.10
7.34
Doctoral degree....................................................................... $25.25 $52,500
Master’s degree....................................................................... $25.20 $52,400
Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree................ $40.25 $83,700
Occupational
Bachelor’s degree.................................................................... $24.81 $51,600
Cooks, Short Order
Counter & Rental Clerks
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
8.06
10.74
7.08
Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor’s.............$17.07
Associate’s degree....................................................................$22.12
$35,500
$46,000
Wages
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers 7.00 Postsecondary vocational training...........................................$13.90 $28,900
Dishwashers 7.73
Driver/Sales Workers 11.63 All Other (no formal postsecondary education required)..... $13.23 $27,500
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse 10.27 Work experience in a related occupation................................ $20.68 $43,000 Employers and job seekers: know the
Food Preparation Workers 10.34 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............$15.34 $31,900
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 9.50 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months................$14.96 $31,100 “ fair market value” of positions to be filled.
Helpers--Electricians 11.06 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month........... $10.10 $21,000
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 12.14
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 11.90 All categories combined....................................................... $16.06 $33,400 Workforce Investment Area #2
Helpers--Production Workers 10.16 Georgia Mountains
Home Health Aides 8.88
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 7.68
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks 9.11
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 12.17 Towns
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 9.80 Union
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Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 10.55
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 10.52

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Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 8.74 Hall
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Office Clerks, General 11.52 Forsyth

Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 13.39
Packers & Packagers, Hand 9.78
Personal & Home Care Aides 8.83
Postal Service Mail Carriers 20.97
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 19.32
Receptionists & Information Clerks 10.58
Retail Salespersons 11.07 Includes the following counties: Banks, Dawson,
Security Guards 11.35 Forsyth, Franklin, Habersham, Hall, Hart, Lump-
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 13.26 kin, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union and White
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 10.31
Teacher Assistants 18,041 For more information, please contact Yvonne Little at Georgia Department of Labor
Tellers 11.31 (404) 232-3875 • Fax (404) 232-3888
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12.04 Michael L. Thurmond
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us Commissioner
Waiters & Waitresses 6.93
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Area Occupational Wages
Occupational wage rates are a product of the Occupational Employment Network & Computer Systems Administrators 31.43 Long-term on-the-job Training
Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts 25.95 Carpenters 15.92
(WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 49,778 Cooks, Restaurant 10.34
Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 47,897 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 21.60
This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School 46,972 Electricians 17.41
Training & Development Specialists 26.03
job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area. Fire Fighters 15.20
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 18.24
Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia
Associate’s Degree Machinists 11.19
Wage Survey. Computer Support Specialists 20.30 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 16.77
Dental Hygienists 24.88 Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 17.19
Occupation Average Wage Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 14.34 Sheet Metal Workers 11.81
Paralegals & Legal Assistants 21.15 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 14.60
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 21.53
Administrative Services Managers 36.73 Registered Nurses 26.08 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Chief Executives 64.61
Computer & Information Systems Managers 45.11 Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 14.11
Postsecondary Vocational Training Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 14.64
Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School 75,055
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 26.88 Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 16.26 Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 15.47
Engineering Managers 51.14 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 17.92 Construction Laborers 12.62
Financial Managers 41.94 Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 13.36 Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 8.95
General & Operations Managers 39.68 Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 10.21 Correctional Officers & Jailers 14.08
Instructional Coordinators 26.01 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 10.53 Customer Service Representatives 14.07
Lawyers 55.19 Legal Secretaries 14.85 Data Entry Keyers 11.76
Management Analysts 40.25 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 15.79 Dental Assistants 13.87
Marketing Managers 37.81 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 10.47 Executive Secretaries & Admin Assistants 17.77
Medical & Health Services Managers 31.86 Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Ed 11.17 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 13.14
Pharmacists 49.51 Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 8.25
Sales Managers 42.38 Work Experience in a Related Occupation Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 14.55
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 22.40 Medical Assistants 13.22
Cost Estimators 23.86 Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 14.13
Food Service Managers 20.78 Painters, Construction & Maintenance 13.91
Bachelor’s Degree Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products 23.83 Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 13.38
Accountants & Auditors 28.56 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 18.79 Pharmacy Technicians 12.61
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 18.53 Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers 22.22 Printing Machine Operators 16.10
Computer Programmers 30.13 Supervisors of Food Prep & Serving Workers 13.35 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products 30.55
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 29.50 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand 18.36 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products 35.10
Computer Systems Analysts 32.61 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 16.76 Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 11.85
Construction Managers 37.60 Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers 18.47 Social & Human Service Assistants 13.51
Directors, Religious Activities & Education 28.49 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 24.31 Team Assemblers 12.91
Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed 51,713 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 28.28 Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters,
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists 18.32 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 20.55   Operators, & Tenders 11.68
Financial Analysts 36.19 Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 17.98 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 18.14
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 47,616 Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 22.32
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 22.84 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 16.04
Middle School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 48,100 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators 21.27

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