2006 Georgia area occupational wages: WIA area #9 - northeast 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 Home Health Aides Hosts & Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, & Coffee Shop Hotel, Motel, & Resort Desk Clerks Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators Janitors & Cleaners, Except Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners Laborers & Freight, Stock, & Material Movers, Hand Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, & Other Recreational Protective Service Workers Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners Meat, Poultry, & Fish Cutters & Trimmers Nonfarm Animal Caretakers Office Clerks, General Packaging & Filling Machine Operators and 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

8.17 7.92 13.45 7.81 7.67 7.47 9.18 6.93 7.10 7.92 10.71 8.27 6.67 6.66 10.52 9.13 8.39 8.80 11.98 11.82 9.76 7.86 8.83 12.49 8.83 11.16 9.47 7.58 8.47 9.05 10.36 10.51 10.86 9.83 9.37 20.04 16.52 11.26 10.66 9.60 12.15 10.02 15,808 10.83 10.69 6.76

Area Average Wages by Education and Training Level

Education/Training/Experience

Hourly Wage

Bachelor's or higher degree ................................................ $27.84 First professional degree ........................................................ $47.12 Doctoral degree ...................................................................... $34.00 Master's degree ..................................................................... $24.41 Work experience plus Bachelor's or higher degree ............... $37.93 Bachelor's degree .................................................................. $23.64

Annual Wage
$57,900 $98,000 $70,700 $50,800 $78,900 $49,200

Postsecondary education but less than Bachelor's ........... $18.60 $38,700 Associate's degree ................................................................. $21.03 $43,700 Postsecondary vocational training .......................................... $15.54 $32,300

All Other (no formal postsecondary education required) .... $13.05 Work experience in a related occupation ............................... $20.32 Long-term on-the-job training of more than one year ............ $16.28 Moderate-term on -the-job training of 1-12 months .............. $14.61 Short-term on-the-job training of less than one month ............. $9.88

$27,100 $42,300 $33,900 $30,400 $20,600

All categories combined ....................................................... $16.71 $34,800

For more information, please contact Yvonne Little at (404) 232-3875 Fax (404) 232-3888
Email: Workforce_Info@dol.state.ga.us
www.dol.state.ga.us/wp/lmi_publications.htm

2006 GEORGIA
Area Occupational
Wages
Employers and job seekers: know the " fair market value" of positions to be filled.
Workforce Investment Area #9 Northeast Georgia

Jackson Madison

Elbert

Barrow

Clarke

Oconee

Walton

Oglethorpe

Newton

Morgan

Greene

Jasper

Includes the following counties: Barrow, Clarke, Elbert, Greene, Jackson, Jasper, Madison, Morgan, Newton, Oconee, Oglethorpe and Walton
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 2006 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 Lawyers Management Analysts Marketing Managers Medical & Health Services Managers Pharmacists Sales Managers
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, Ex Special Ed Employment, Recruitment, & Placement Specialists Financial Analysts Insurance Sales Agents Kindergarten Teachers, Ex Special Ed Loan Officers Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technologists Middle School Teachers, Ex Special & Vocational Ed

Average Wage
35.99 61.98 44.50 82,498 24.82 42.83 37.60 36.30 39.13 29.41 43.76 36.13 40.58 41.00
26.95 15.83 30.39 29.73 38.01 26.65 26.06 49,973 16.01 32.18 18.45 47,737 34.33 23.56 47,192

Network & Computer Systems Administrators Network Systems & Data Communications Analysts Personal Financial Advisors Property, Real Estate, & Community Association Managers Secondary School Teachers, Ex Special & Voc Ed Special Ed Teachers, Middle School Special Ed Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, & Elem School Training & Development Specialists

24.94 25.02 32.64 28.33 46,584 48,443 46,263 25.33

Associate's Degree
Computer Support Specialists Dental Hygienists Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians Paralegals & Legal Assistants Radiologic Technologists & Technicians Registered Nurses

17.97 29.58 14.57 25.64 21.19 25.02

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, Except Special Ed Real Estate Sales Agents

14.96 17.55 13.98 10.99 14.35 15.95
9.27 13.28 15.62

Work Experience in a Related Occupation
Cost Estimators 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 & Admin 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 Food Service Managers Purchasing Agents, Ex Wholesale, Retail, & Farm Products Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

21.88 23.81 12.06 18.02 14.46 25.45 30.30 19.25 14.37 22.17 15.29 22.00 19.80 21.17 22.31

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, Ex Tech & Scientific Products Sales Reps, Wholesale & Manufacturing, Tech & Scientific Products Slaughterers & Meat Packers 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

14.90 8.95
25.89 23.80 11.66 18.04 14.97 17.46 16.44 16.48 15.00
13.52 13.70 16.75 11.61
7.91 12.82 12.82 13.24 13.32 17.41 13.49
7.84 15.21 12.34 19.34 13.00 15.12 11.95 15.26 28.51 12.05 10.13 13.23 13.48
12.77 15.84

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