2007 Georgia area occupational wages: WIA area #1 - northwest Georgia

Short-term on-the-job Training
Amusement & Recreation Attendants Bartenders Bill & Account Collectors Bus Drivers, School Cashiers Child Care Workers Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment Combined Food Prep & Serving Workers, Incl Fast Food Cooks, Fast Food Cooks, Short Order Counter & Rental Clerks Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, & Coffee Shop Dining Room & Cafeteria Attendants & Bartender Helpers Dishwashers Driver/Sales Workers Farmworkers & Laborers, Crop, Nursery, & Greenhouse Food Preparation Workers Food Servers, Nonrestaurant Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Workers Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters Helpers--Production Workers Home Health Aides Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators Janitors & Cleaners, Exc Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners Nonfarm Animal Caretakers Office Clerks, General Packaging & Filling Machine Operators & Tenders Packers & Packagers, Hand Personal & Home Care Aides Postal Service Mail Carriers Production, Planning, & Expediting Clerks Receptionists & Information Clerks Retail Salespersons Security Guards Shipping, Receiving, & Traffic Clerks Stock Clerks & Order Fillers Teacher Assistants Tellers Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services Waiters & Waitresses

7.46 8.19 13.85 6.34 7.86 7.81 9.14 7.33 7.48 7.69 10.98 7.12 7.41 7.29 12.74 9.11 8.49 7.88 10.08 11.08 10.62 9.14 7.94 7.70 12.54 9.65 10.70 11.40 6.83 7.99 8.03 10.91 11.74 10.86 7.95 21.20 17.24 10.92 11.48 12.03 12.39 10.51 15,021 10.76 12.26 7.52

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level

Education/Training/Experience

Hourly Wage

Annual Wage

Bachelor's or higher degree................................................. $29.24 First professional degree......................................................... $53.23 Doctoral degree.......................................................................$25.63 Master's degree........................................................................$27.22 Work experience plus Bachelor's or higher degree................ $40.68 Bachelor's degree.....................................................................$23.61

$60,800 $110,700 $53,300 $56,600 $84,600 $49,100

Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor's............ $17.55 $36,500 Associate's degree.................................................................. $23.08 $48,000 Postsecondary vocational training.......................................... $14.14 $29,400

All Other (no formal postsecondary education required)..... $13.03 Work experience in a related occupation................................$21.83 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year............$15.44 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months...............$14.04 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month...........$10.34

$27,100 $45,400 $32,100 $29,200 $21,500

All categories combined....................................................... $15.82 $32,900

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Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us
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2007 Georgia

Area Occupational
Wages

Employers and job seekers: know the " fair market value" of positions to be filled.

Workforce Investment Area #1 Northwest Georgia

Dade

Catoosa

Murray

Walker Whitfield

Fannin Gilmer

Chattooga

Gordon

Pickens

Floyd

Bartow

Polk

Paulding

Haralson

Includes the following counties: Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker and Whitfield.
Georgia Department of Labor Michael L. Thurmond Commissioner

Area Occupational Wages

Occupational wage rates are a product of the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Wage Survey. The Workforce Information and Analysis (WI&A) Division of the Georgia Department of Labor surveys over 9,400 Georgia employers annually to determine wage rates for nearly 800 occupations. This pamphlet includes wages for the 150 occupations with the most expected job openings statewide that meet disclosure criteria in this WIA area.

Wages in this pamphlet are reprinted from the 2007 edition of the Georgia Wage Survey.

Occupation
More than a Bachelor's Degree
Administrative Services Managers Chief Executives Computer & Information Systems Managers Ed Administrators, Elem & Secondary School Educational, Vocational, & School Counselors Engineering Managers Financial Managers General & Operations Managers Instructional Coordinators Lawyers Management Analysts Marketing Managers Medical & Health Services Managers Pharmacists Sales Managers Vocational Ed Teachers, Postsecondary

Average Wage
27.14 76.15 44.74 77,399 26.86 46.51 44.39 38.18 30.53 43.32 38.06 42.50 33.37 45.47 48.73 24.01

Bachelor's Degree
Accountants & Auditors Child, Family, & School Social Workers Computer Programmers Computer Software Engineers, Applications Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software Computer Systems Analysts Construction Managers Elem School Teachers, Exc Special Ed Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists Financial Analysts Kindergarten Teachers, Exc Special Ed Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists Middle School Teachers, Exc Special & Vocational Ed Network & Computer Systems Administrators

25.54 16.49 32.06 41.00 33.70 31.66 35.52 46,886 22.26 25.56 46,778 22.38 47,828 24.60

Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts Personal Financial Advisors Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers Secondary School Teachers, Exc Special & Vocational Ed Special Ed Teachers, Middle School Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School Training & Development Specialists
Associate's Degree
Computer Support Specialists Dental Hygienists Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians Paralegals & Legal Assistants Radiologic Technologists & Technicians Registered Nurses
Postsecondary Vocational Training
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists Emergency Medical Technicians & Paramedics Hairdressers, Hairstylists, & Cosmetologists Legal Secretaries Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses Nursing Aides, Orderlies, & Attendants Preschool Teachers, Exc Special Ed Real Estate Sales Agents
Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Cost Estimators Food Service Managers Purchasing Agents, Exc Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products Self-Enrichment Education Teachers Supervisors of Construction Trades & Extraction Workers Supervisors of Food Preparation & Serving Workers Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, Material Movers, Hand Supervisors of Housekeeping Janitorial Workers Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, Repairers Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers Supervisors of Office Administrative Support Workers Supervisors of Personal Service Workers Supervisors of Production Operating Workers Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers Supervisors of Transport & Material-Moving & Machine Vehicle Operators

30.58 27.02 24.66 52,384 49,289 44,554 19.00
17.11 27.63 17.52 23.03 23.78 25.56
15.99 17.60 14.14 7.61 12.50 16.42 9.37 13.59 20.74
27.51 26.03 21.69 16.81 22.89 12.66 18.98 15.12 25.46 28.68 21.49 18.84 22.24 17.47
20.37

Long-term on-the-job Training
Carpenters Cooks, Restaurant Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers Electricians Fire Fighters Industrial Machinery Mechanics Machinists Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers Sheet Metal Workers Welders, Cutters, Solderers, & Brazers
Moderate-term on-the-job Training
Billing & Posting Clerks & Machine Operators Bookkeeping, Accounting, & Auditing Clerks Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers Construction Laborers Cooks, Institution & Cafeteria Correctional Officers & Jailers Customer Service Representatives Data Entry Keyers Dental Assistants Exec Secretaries & Admin Assistants Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers Maintenance & Repair Workers, General Medical Assistants Operating Engineers & Other Construction Equipment Operators Painters, Construction & Maintenance Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks Pharmacy Technicians Printing Machine Operators Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Exc Tech & Scientific Products Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products Secretaries, Exc Legal, Medical, & Executive Social & Human Service Assistants Team Assemblers Textile Winding, Twisting, & Drawing Out Machine Setters,
Operators, & Tenders Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary Aids and Services Available upon Request to Individuals with Disabilities

16.63 9.30 25.60 17.24 15.28 16.57 14.78 17.30 15.83 13.27 14.71
13.04 13.45 15.61 12.07
7.78 13.96 13.29 12.04 13.34 16.81 13.07 8.40 15.84 12.30 15.15 15.15 15.31 11.65 13.88 26.94 34.65 11.98 11.33 12.97 12.48
16.85

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