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Short-term on-the-job Training

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level 2007 Georgia
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 7.88

Area
Bartenders 8.19 Hourly Annual
Bill & Account Collectors 13.62 Education/Training/Experience Wage Wage
Bus Drivers, School 7.46 Bachelor’s or higher degree................................................. $30.29 $63,000
Cashiers 7.90 First professional degree......................................................... $50.39 $104,800
Child Care Workers
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Cooks, Fast Food
7.89
8.27
7.61
7.82
Doctoral degree........................................................................$35.10 $73,000
Master’s degree........................................................................$27.02 $56,200
Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree.................$37.79 $78,600
Occupational
Bachelor’s degree.................................................................... $24.09 $50,100
Cooks, Short Order
Counter & Rental Clerks
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
8.60
10.78
8.15
Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor’s............ $16.98
Associate’s degree....................................................................$22.75
$35,300
$47,300
Wages
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers 7.04 Postsecondary vocational training...........................................$14.00 $29,100
Dishwashers 7.06
Driver/Sales Workers 9.37 All Other (no formal postsecondary education required)......$12.79 $26,600
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse 12.32 Work experience in a related occupation................................ $20.25 $42,100 Employers and job seekers: know the
Food Preparation Workers 8.73 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............ $15.73 $32,700
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 9.88 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months................ $14.14 $29,400 “ fair market value” of positions to be filled.
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 11.06 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month............ $9.86 $20,500
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 12.61
Home Health Aides 9.34 All categories combined....................................................... $15.34 $31,900 Workforce Investment Area #9
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 7.68 Northeast Georgia
Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks 8.01
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 12.58
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 9.53
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 11.66 Jackson Madison Elbert
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 10.27
Barrow
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 7.83 Oc
Clarke
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 8.58 on
ee
Oglethorpe

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 10.13 Walton
Office Clerks, General 10.84
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 11.19 Newton
Morgan Greene
Packers & Packagers, Hand 10.66
Postal Service Mail Carriers 20.87
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 15.76 Jasper

Receptionists & Information Clerks 11.98
Retail Salespersons 10.55
Security Guards 10.50
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 12.63
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 10.44 Includes the following counties: Barrow, Clarke,
Teacher Assistants 16,737 Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan,
Tellers 11.40 Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Walton
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 10.81
Waiters & Waitresses 7.12 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 Personal Financial Advisors 34.98 Long-term on-the-job Training
Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers 19.52 Carpenters 15.09
(WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 47,450 Cooks, Restaurant 9.46
Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 48,116 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 25.30
This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School 48,466 Electricians 25.77
Training & Development Specialists 30.55
job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area. Fire Fighters 13.19
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 19.42
Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia
Associate’s Degree Machinists 15.30
Wage Survey. Computer Support Specialists 18.57 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 18.56
Dental Hygienists 29.61 Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 17.75
Occupation Average Wage Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 15.67 Sheet Metal Workers 17.58
Paralegals & Legal Assistants 22.91 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 14.31
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 22.11
Administrative Services Managers 35.72 Registered Nurses 26.42 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Chief Executives 66.20
Computer & Information Systems Managers 42.31 Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 14.69
Postsecondary Vocational Training Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 14.15
Ed Admins, Elem & Secondary School 73,953
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 23.39 Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 19.34 Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 17.51
Engineering Managers 43.56 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 16.76 Construction Laborers 11.91
Financial Managers 40.25 Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 14.15 Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 8.38
General & Operations Managers 39.64 Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 15.84 Correctional Officers & Jailers 14.73
Lawyers 39.06 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 11.33 Customer Service Representatives 12.63
Management Analysts 31.14 Legal Secretaries 16.83 Data Entry Keyers 13.69
Marketing Managers 40.01 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 16.81 Dental Assistants 13.68
Medical & Health Services Managers 38.43 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 9.78 Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants 18.10
Pharmacists 45.44 Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Ed 9.27 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 13.80
Sales Managers 45.37 Real Estate Sales Agents 23.42 Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 7.90
Vocational Ed Teachers, Postsecondary 26.11 Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 15.42
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Medical Assistants 12.96
Bachelor’s Degree Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 15.36
Cost Estimators 23.06 Painters, Construction & Maintenance 13.89
Accountants & Auditors 28.77 Food Service Managers 22.49 Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 15.65
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 19.66 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products 22.46 Pharmacy Technicians 10.62
Computer Programmers 32.93 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 20.95 Printing Machine Operators 15.50
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 33.27 Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers 23.78 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products 26.97
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 29.41 Supervisors of Food Prep & Serving Workers 13.64 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products 48.68
Computer Systems Analysts 28.66 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand 19.08 Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 12.58
Construction Managers 25.46 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 15.29 Slaughterers & Meat Packers 10.25
Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed 47,665 Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers 17.41 Social & Human Service Assistants 14.00
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists 20.20 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 24.77 Team Assemblers 13.78
Financial Analysts 40.52 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 34.08 Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters,
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 43,404 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 20.80   Operators, & Tenders 12.66
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 24.24 Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 15.35 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 16.24
Middle School Teachers, Exc Special & Voc Ed 47,450 Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 22.08
Network & Computer Systems Administrators 26.34 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 16.24
Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts 24.13 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators 23.29
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