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Short-term on-the-job Training

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level 2007 Georgia
Amusement & Recreation Attendants 9.91

Area
Bartenders 8.13 Hourly Annual
Bill & Account Collectors 13.05 Education/Training/Experience Wage Wage
Cashiers 7.74 Bachelor’s or higher degree.................................................$34.38 $71,500
Child Care Workers 8.71 First professional degree..........................................................$53.75 $111,800
Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Cooks, Fast Food
Cooks, Short Order
8.71
6.97
7.25
7.32
Doctoral degree........................................................................$29.86 $62,100
Master’s degree....................................................................... $25.44 $52,900
Work experience plus Bachelor’s or higher degree.................$44.14 $91,800
Occupational
Bachelor’s degree.....................................................................$28.13 $58,500
Counter & Rental Clerks
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop
Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers
8.36
7.34
7.22
Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor’s............ $19.28
Associate’s degree....................................................................$24.19
$40,100
$50,300
Wages
Dishwashers 7.05 Postsecondary vocational training...........................................$15.92 $33,100
Driver/Sales Workers 10.62
Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse 8.20 All Other (no formal postsecondary education required)......$14.24 $29,600
Food Preparation Workers 9.14 Work experience in a related occupation.................................$21.88 $45,500 Employers and job seekers: know the
Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 9.28 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............$18.37 $38,200
Helpers--Electricians 13.54 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months................$16.83 $35,000 “ fair market value” of positions to be filled.
Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers 12.62 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month...........$10.73 $22,300
Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 12.25
Helpers--Production Workers 10.47 All categories combined....................................................... $18.18 $37,800 Workforce Investment Area #8
Home Health Aides 8.47 West Central Georgia
Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop 7.06
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators 12.53
Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 8.45
Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand 10.64
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 9.31
Carroll
Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 8.74
Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 8.22
Coweta
Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers 9.79 Heard
Spalding Butts
Office Clerks, General 10.78
Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders 12.43 Pike Lamar
Troup Meriwether
Packers & Packagers, Hand 9.89
Postal Service Mail Carriers 21.15 Upson
Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks 18.04
Receptionists & Information Clerks 10.98
Retail Salespersons 10.28
Security Guards 10.21
Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks 12.96
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers 10.40 Includes the following counties: Butts, Carroll,
Teacher Assistants 18,597 Coweta, Heard, Lamar, Meriwether, Pike, Spald-
Tellers 10.54 ing, Troup and Upson
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 12.76
Waiters & Waitresses 6.93 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 47,173 Long-term on-the-job Training
Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis Network & Computer Systems Administrators 23.98 Carpenters 15.44
(WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts 30.48 Cooks, Restaurant 9.10
Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Vocl Ed 50,584 Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 24.98
This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected Special Ed Teachers, Middle School 46,691 Electricians 19.93
Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School 46,078
job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area. Fire Fighters 15.62
Training & Development Specialists 20.05 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 17.28
Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia Machinists 16.44
Associate’s Degree Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters 14.50
Wage Survey.
Computer Support Specialists 18.74 Police & Sheriff’s Patrol Officers 16.65
Occupation Average Wage Dental Hygienists 27.80 Sheet Metal Workers 14.03
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians 17.71 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers 15.66
More than a Bachelor’s Degree Paralegals & Legal Assistants 15.53
Administrative Services Managers 26.89 Radiologic Technologists & Technicians 22.05 Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Chief Executives 71.52 Registered Nurses 26.11
Computer & Information Systems Managers 33.03 Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators 13.82
Ed Admins, Elem & Secondary School 79,176 Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks 13.93
Postsecondary Vocational Training Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers 15.38
Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors 20.67
Engineering Managers 46.20 Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 14.42 Construction Laborers 11.65
Financial Managers 37.87 Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists 21.70 Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria 8.02
General & Operations Managers 36.24 Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics 13.25 Correctional Officers & Jailers 13.80
Instructional Coordinators 27.60 Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 13.35 Customer Service Representatives 12.06
Lawyers 59.86 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists 8.30 Data Entry Keyers 10.96
Management Analysts 33.64 Legal Secretaries 11.93 Dental Assistants 14.76
Marketing Managers 42.39 Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses 17.14 Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants 16.76
Medical & Health Services Managers 31.65 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants 9.18 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers 14.21
Pharmacists 44.16 Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Ed 17.70 Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers 9.53
Sales Managers 47.03 Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 16.25
Work Experience in a Related Occupation Medical Assistants 13.38
Bachelor’s Degree Mixing & Blending Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders 14.23
Cost Estimators 22.73 Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators 15.47
Accountants & Auditors 26.28 Food Service Managers 21.10 Painters, Construction & Maintenance 16.51
Child, Family, & School Social Workers 19.78 Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products 22.67 Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks 16.11
Computer Programmers 25.49 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 18.45 Pharmacy Technicians 10.61
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 34.46 Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers 27.07 Printing Machine Operators 15.14
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 33.56 Supervisors of Food Prep & Serving Workers 12.71 Sales Rep, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products 20.56
Computer Systems Analysts 31.26 Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand 19.93 Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products 27.00
Construction Managers 48.40 Supervisors of Housekeeping & Janitorial Workers 14.35 Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive 12.45
Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed 47,857 Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, & Groundskeeping Workers 18.35 Social & Human Service Assistants 15.77
Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists 19.95 Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, & Repairers 23.11 Team Assemblers 11.54
Financial Analysts 26.87 Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers 28.99 Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters,
Industrial Engineers 34.45 Supervisors of Office & Admin Support Workers 18.72   Operators, & Tenders 12.25
Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed 42,216 Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 15.94 Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer 16.19
Loan Officers 30.47 Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers 22.07
Market Research Analysts 29.68 Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 15.75
Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists 22.32 Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving Machine & Vehicle Operators 24.06
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