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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Georgia

What professions added the most jobs in Georgia? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Georgia is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Georgia

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Georgia increased from 3,744,740 to 3,983,250 with a net gain of 238,510. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand with 26,510 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of sales representatives, services, all other with 26,510 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
3,744,740
3,983,250 238,510 6.37% $31,610
2 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
76,040
102,550 26,510 34.86% $22,710
3 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
6,700
24,100 17,400 259.70% $44,790
4 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
43,480
58,770 15,290 35.17% $28,100
5 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
8,980
20,220 11,240 125.17% $19,770
6 Receptionists and Information Clerks
22,310
33,040 10,730 48.10% $23,640
7 Waiters and Waitresses
65,320
75,800 10,480 16.04% $17,550
8 Software Developers, Applications
10,820
20,370 9,550 88.26% $87,490
9 Team Assemblers
37,190
46,630 9,440 25.38% $25,180
10 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
4,460
13,550 9,090 203.81% $38,790
11 Business Operations Specialists, All Other*
23,120
32,100 8,980 38.84% $66,950
12 Construction Laborers
21,900
29,720 7,820 35.71% $25,060
13 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
7,170
14,850 7,680 107.11% $57,440
14 General and Operations Managers
73,380
79,830 6,450 8.79% $85,400
15 Accountants and Auditors
29,500
35,950 6,450 21.86% $61,560
16 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
5,510
11,900 6,390 115.97% $
17 Medical Assistants
14,870
21,260 6,390 42.97% $28,210
18 Cooks, Restaurant
23,690
29,880 6,190 26.13% $20,420
19 Childcare Workers
17,930
23,890 5,960 33.24% $17,590
20 Packers and Packagers, Hand
22,600
28,560 5,960 26.37% $19,490
21 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
45,250
50,820 5,570 12.31% $37,470
22 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
22,420
27,530 5,110 22.79% $31,700
23 Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders
11,640
16,640 5,000 42.96% $23,400
24 Personal Care Aides
8,810
13,680 4,870 55.28% $17,950
25 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
910
5,330 4,420 485.71% $59,700
26 Recreation Workers
6,020
10,250 4,230 70.27% $22,120
27 Food Preparation Workers
18,480
22,530 4,050 21.92% $18,820
28 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
18,010
22,010 4,000 22.21% $33,600
29 Bartenders
6,400
10,020 3,620 56.56% $18,440
30 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
7,030
10,630 3,600 51.21% $17,230
31 Food Service Managers
4,680
8,130 3,450 73.72% $45,970
32 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
18,750
22,190 3,440 18.35% $37,290
33 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
2,820
6,170 3,350 118.79% $62,660
34 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
93,470
96,800 3,330 3.56% $17,180
35 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
9,470
12,650 3,180 33.58% $18,340
36 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
3,530
6,710 3,180 90.08% $77,970
37 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
54,310
57,350 3,040 5.60% $21,790
38 Insurance Sales Agents
9,090
11,920 2,830 31.13% $47,440
39 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
14,300
17,060 2,760 19.30% $18,930
40 Software Developers, Systems Software
9,230
11,900 2,670 28.93% $89,100
41 Electricians
13,470
16,090 2,620 19.45% $40,560
42 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
17,710
20,310 2,600 14.68% $49,100
43 Helpers--Production Workers
13,870
16,390 2,520 18.17% $20,720
44 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
46,680
49,110 2,430 5.21% $19,970
45 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,900
4,270 2,370 124.74% $22,260
46 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
7,860
10,230 2,370 30.15% $40,880
47 Computer Programmers
8,620
10,960 2,340 27.15% $70,860
48 Pharmacy Technicians
9,750
12,040 2,290 23.49% $26,930
49 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
1,610
3,780 2,170 134.78% $18,000
50 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
7,500
9,590 2,090 27.87% $55,520

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of postsecondary teachers, all other with a growth rate of 485.71%. It is followed by the profession of buyers and purchasing agents, farm products which grew by 306.25% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Postsecondary Teachers, All Other
910
5,330 4,420 485.71% $59,700
2 Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products
160
650 490 306.25% $62,090
3 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
6,700
24,100 17,400 259.70% $44,790
4 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
190
630 440 231.58% $50,970
5 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other
310
1,010 700 225.81% $50,880
6 Dietetic Technicians
350
1,130 780 222.86% $23,280
7 Social Workers, All Other
500
1,540 1,040 208.00% $63,140
8 Information and Record Clerks, All Other
4,460
13,550 9,090 203.81% $38,790
9 Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators and Tenders
170
500 330 194.12% $23,550
10 Rail-Track Laying and Maintenance Equipment Operators
130
340 210 161.54% $38,580
11 Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School
650
1,650 1,000 153.85% $52,800
12 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
610
1,520 910 149.18% $38,010
13 Tire Builders
360
890 530 147.22% $36,960
14 Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
290
700 410 141.38% $36,770
15 Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
300
710 410 136.67% $30,250
16 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
1,610
3,780 2,170 134.78% $18,000
17 Carpet Installers
330
770 440 133.33% $26,800
18 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
790
1,790 1,000 126.58% $32,940
19 Multimedia Artists and Animators
640
1,450 810 126.56% $54,010
20 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria
8,980
20,220 11,240 125.17% $19,770
21 Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
1,900
4,270 2,370 124.74% $22,260
22 Barbers
210
470 260 123.81% $27,660
23 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
100
220 120 120.00% $32,820
24 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
2,820
6,170 3,350 118.79% $62,660
25 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other
5,510
11,900 6,390 115.97% $
26 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
100
210 110 110.00% $22,270
27 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
7,170
14,850 7,680 107.11% $57,440
28 Concierges
400
820 420 105.00% $23,860
29 Set and Exhibit Designers
240
490 250 104.17% $41,730
30 Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
260
510 250 96.15% $93,710
31 Producers and Directors
1,960
3,840 1,880 95.92% $55,770
32 Sound Engineering Technicians
210
410 200 95.24% $41,700
33 Economists
190
370 180 94.74% $91,190
34 Orthotists and Prosthetists
160
310 150 93.75% $67,460
35 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians
1,020
1,950 930 91.18% $36,780
36 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
1,150
2,190 1,040 90.43% $24,060
37 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
3,530
6,710 3,180 90.08% $77,970
38 Software Developers, Applications
10,820
20,370 9,550 88.26% $87,490
39 Fallers
170
320 150 88.24% $36,300
40 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
1,230
2,310 1,080 87.80% $25,440
41 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer
1,220
2,290 1,070 87.70% $23,440
42 Tile and Marble Setters
240
450 210 87.50% $34,310
43 Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
540
1,000 460 85.19% $76,700
44 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
940
1,740 800 85.11% $51,280
45 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
490
880 390 79.59% $44,140
46 Medical Equipment Preparers
750
1,330 580 77.33% $28,450
47 Manicurists and Pedicurists
300
530 230 76.67% $17,660
48 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
340
600 260 76.47% $29,660
49 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
1,500
2,640 1,140 76.00% $24,950
50 Earth Drillers, Except Oil and Gas
240
420 180 75.00% $35,950

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