Demand Occupations

WorkSource Metro Atlanta represents the collective efforts of five Local Workforce Development Boards within the 10-county metro Atlanta region. Each Board provides occupational specific skills training for industries that are stable and have projected growth.

This list serves as a guide for in-demand jobs and is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of acceptable WIOA funded occupational skills training options. There may be additional occupations in which demand occurs based on the job market or specific opportunities within the broad spectrum of occupations. This list includes occupations that show a favorable mix of projected long-term job growth, projected annual job openings, and median wages. WIOA participants seeking training in an occupation not on this Demand Occupations List may discuss the appropriateness and relevance of the proposed training with their career advisor for additional consideration (approval is at the discretion of the Local Workforce Development Board). WIOA participants can learn more about additional occupations at www.onetonline.org.

 

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TitleSOC CodeCategoryTypical EducationWork ExperienceOn-the-Job TrainingTotal JobsAverage Hourly Wage10-Year Total New Demand
Human Resources Specialists13-1071Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone13,007$3216,809
Management Analysts13-1111Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeLess than 5 yearsNone15,868$4719,740
Project Management Specialists13-1082Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone37,271$3943,042
Business Operations Specialists, All Other13-1199Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone37,271$3943,042
Accountants and Auditors13-2011Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone25,030$4328,527
Financial and Investment Analysts13-2051Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone9,764$4410,246
Financial Risk Specialists13-2054Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone9,764$4410,246
Financial Specialists, All Other13-2099Business and Financial Operations OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone9,764$4410,246
Computer Systems Analysts15-1211Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone12,127$4611,174
Information Security Analysts15-1212Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeLess than 5 yearsNone3,196$514,031
Computer Network Support Specialists15-1231Computer and Mathematical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone4,173$354,143
Computer User Support Specialists15-1232Computer and Mathematical OccupationsNo formal educational credential, Some collegeNoneNone13,950$2914,550
Computer Network Architects15-1241Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degree5 years or moreNone4,187$603,490
Database Administrators15-1242Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,959$493,630
Database Architects15-1243Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,959$493,630
Network and Computer Systems Administrators15-1244Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone6,095$445,280
Software Developers15-1252Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone40,336$5145,215
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers15-1253Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone40,336$5145,215
Web Developers15-1254Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,639$463,799
Web and Digital Interface Designers15-1255Computer and Mathematical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone3,639$463,799
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education25-2012Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone1,784$292,168
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education25-2021Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone19,619$3117,923
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education25-2022Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone11,011$3110,072
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education25-2031Educational Instruction and Library OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone12,905$3111,353
Graphic Designers27-1024Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone4,673$265,468
Registered Nurses29-1141Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsBachelor's degreeNoneNone36,445$3726,752
Dental Hygienists29-1292Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone3,615$343,366
Radiologic Technologists and Technicians29-2034Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone2,786$302,071
Medical Dosimetrists29-2036Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone5,306$264,517
Medical Records Specialists29-2072Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone5,306$264,517
Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other29-2099Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone5,306$264,517
Emergency Medical Technicians29-2042Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone2,574$182,358
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses29-2061Healthcare Practitioners and Technical OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone9,292$249,255
Nursing Assistants31-1131Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone14,131$1719,370
Dental Assistants31-9091Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone5,447$217,736
Medical Assistants31-9092Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone13,937$1720,680
Phlebotomists31-9097Healthcare Support OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone2,262$173,365
Paralegals and Legal Assistants23-2011Office and Administrative Support OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone7,925$2710,605
Insurance Sales Agents41-3021Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training12,890$3215,671
Cargo and Freight Agents43-5011Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneShort-term on-the-job training2,908$233,428
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks43-5061Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training5,925$257,771
Medical Secretaries and Administrative Assistants43-6013Office and Administrative Support OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training9,736$2013,433
Carpenters47-2031Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship10,411$2112,485
Construction Laborers47-2061Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneShort-term on-the-job training19,019$1725,974
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators47-2073Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training5,432$217,336
Electricians47-2111Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship10,680$2815,594
Painters, Construction and Maintenance47-2141Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneModerate-term on-the-job training4,856$215,935
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters47-2152Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship6,373$278,340
Roofers47-2181Construction and Extraction OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneModerate-term on-the-job training1,789$192,210
Sheet Metal Workers47-2211Construction and Extraction OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneApprenticeship1,955$222,495
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians49-3011Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneNone3,741$334,125
Automotive Body and Related Repairers49-3021Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training2,701$273,118
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics49-3023Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneShort-term on-the-job training11,882$2412,890
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists49-3031Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training4,877$255,666
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines49-3042Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training2,261$242,976
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers49-9021Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneLong-term on-the-job training5,770$236,708
Industrial Machinery Mechanics49-9041Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training4,440$275,895
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General49-9071Installation, Maintenance, and Repair OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training21,643$2126,408
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians17-3023Production OccupationsAssociate's degreeNoneNone1,841$352,111
Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical Assemblers, Except Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers51-2023Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training1,849$182,586
Machinists51-4041Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneLong-term on-the-job training2,957$223,741
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers51-4121Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training4,893$216,685
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators and Tenders51-9111Production OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneModerate-term on-the-job training4,474$186,267
Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers53-3032Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsPostsecondary nondegree awardNoneShort-term on-the-job training36,539$2449,501
Light Truck Drivers53-3033Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsHigh school diploma or equivalentNoneShort-term on-the-job training20,237$1928,852
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators53-7051Transportation and Material Moving OccupationsNo formal educational credentialNoneShort-term on-the-job training15,773$1921,994