Georgia area workforce trends: WIA area #3 and #6 - City of Atlanta and balance of Fulton Co., projections to 2020

Collection:
Georgia Government Publications
Title:
Georgia area workforce trends: WIA area #3 and #6 - City of Atlanta and balance of Fulton Co., projections to 2020
Creator:
Georgia. Workforce Information and Analysis
Publisher:
Atlanta, Ga. : Georgia Dept. of Labor, Workforce Information and Analysis
Date of Original:
2013
Subject:
Vocational guidance--Georgia
Career development--Georgia
Professions--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Medium:
state government records
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Text
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application/pdf
Metadata URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/id:dlg_ggpd_y-ga-bl200-pe46-bs1-bo36-b2020-belec-p-btext
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http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ggpd_y-ga-bl200-pe46-bs1-bo36-b2020-belec-p-btext
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
University of Georgia. Map and Government Information Library
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Rights Statement information

Fastest Growing Occupations
These fast-growing occupations will have better employment prospects than occupations with slow or declining employment. Also, conditions will be more favorable for mobility and advancement.
Six occupations are found in healthcare.
Eleven of the fifteen occupations require a college degree.
Two have received the Hot label on a statewide basis.

Biomedical Engineers Personal and Home Care Aides Marriage and Family Therapists Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
Hot Meeting and Convention Planners
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Radio Mechanics Curators
Home Health Aides Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists
Interpreters and Translators
Hot Respiratory Therapists
Physical Therapist Assistants Physical Therapist Aides
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

5.62% 4.14% 4.14% 4.01% 3.95% 3.90% 3.70% 3.61% 3.57% 3.49% 3.45% 3.43% 3.42% 3.39% 3.37%

Occupations with the Most Annual Openings
Most of the annual job openings in this list will result from the need to replace workers who change jobs rather than from new job creation.
Five occupations require a college degree.
Six of these occupations are also found on the list of Georgia's
Hot careers to 2020.

Customer Service Representatives
Waiters and Waitresses Comb Food Prep and Serving Workers, Including
Fast Food Retail Salespersons
Hot Management Analysts Hot Registered Nurses*
Cashiers Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers,
Hand Office Clerks, General
Hot Managers of Office and Admin Support Workers
Executive Secretaries and Admin Assistants
Hot Computer Systems Anaysts
General and Operations Managers
Hot Accountants and Auditors Hot Computer Support Specialists*

1,010 850 770 740 660 640 630 550 510 450 350 330 320 300 260

* Education and Training Classification System (udpated 2012).

Georgia Area Workforce Trends
Projections to 2020
WIA Areas #3 and #6 City of Atlanta and Balance of Fulton County
These two areas combined are comprised of the City of Atlanta in Fulton County and the balance of Fulton County.
Workforce Statistics & Economic Research Mark Butler, Commissioner

Total Industry Growth

Industry Rate of Growth

Occupations with the Most Job Growth

Total employment in WIA Areas #3 & #6, that is, in Fulton County in its entirety, is expected to grow from more than 737,000 jobs in 2010 to almost 821,000 by the year 2020. This equates to 8,400 new jobs added each year. Employment in downtown Atlanta is expected to expand as the city continues to upgrade their venues and infrastructure. The benefits of new construction, easier accessibility and centralized location, places the area in a more competitive position to draw more major events. The Atlanta Fulton County area is the principal commercial, financial, transportation, and manufacturing center for the southeastern United States. Other key industries are tourism, telecommunications, health services, higher education, and federal and state government employment.
The top ten industries in this area with the most job growth are listed below.

Pro, Scientific, and Tech Svcs Admin & Support Services
Food Services and Drinking Places Educational Services Hospitals
Ambulatory Health Care Services Social Assistance
Telecommunications Real Estate
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Pro., & Similar Org

10,060 9,830 9,650 8,420 6,220 3,430 3,310 2,840 2,550

18,790

The area's economy is expected to expand slightly faster, than the previous forecast, due to the replacement of some of the jobs loss during the last recession. Area job growth is expected to increase 1.1 percent per year, running close to the state (1.1%) and below the nation (1.3%).
The ten fastest growing industries in this area are listed below.

Pipeline Transportation
Social Assistance
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Hospitals Lessors of Nonfinancial Intangible Assets (except
Copyrighted Works) Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institution Internet Service Providers, Web Search Portals, and Data
Processing Services) Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Ambulatory Health Care Services
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries

4.04% 3.13% 3.01% 2.67% 2.60% 2.41% 2.37% 2.33% 2.30% 1.92%

For copies of the Georgia Career Planner, Georgia Workforce Trends 2020 or this publication,
call 404/232-3875 or contact your local Department of Labor office.

These 15 occupations out of more than 800 - are projected to add more than 30,000 jobs over the next 10 years, almost 36 percent of all projected job growth in this area.
Five occupations require a college degree.
Four of these occupations are in office and administrative support.
Seven have received the Hot label on a statewide basis for their
fast growth, high wages, and plentiful job openings during the projections decade.

Hot Management Analysts Hot Registered Nurses*
Comb Food Prep and Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food
Customer Service Representatives
Office Clerks, General
Waiters and Waitresses
Retail Salespersons
Executive Secretaries and Admin Assts
Hot Computer Systems Anaysts Hot Supvrs of Office and Admin Support Workers
Hot Software Developers, Applications Hot Accountants and Auditors
Hot Computer Support Specialists*
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Mat Movers, Hand
Cooks, Restaurant

2,160 2,110 1,830 1,470 1,410 1,190 1,120 1,040 1,040 1,030 1,020

4,260 4,060 3,460 3,110

* Education and Training Classification System (udpated 2012).

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