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Occupational information, including projected employment and wages, is vital in career exploration, education and training program development, and economic development.

The distribution and growth of occupations are key economic indicators that can show the income potential and diversification of a local economy. Employment forecasts tend to identify key growth sectors, and target occupations that will provide the bulk of job openings to local economies.

Occupational Outlook
Statewide and local area short- and long-term projections, including fastest growing occupations, occupations with the most annual openings, and occupations by education and training level required.

Georgia Jobs: Short-term Employment Projections adobe pdf
Short-term outlook is compiled each year and is a two-year occupational forecast. Due to confidentiality rules, some occupations are not listed.

Georgia's Hot Careers adobe pdf
Statewide listing of careers that will have fast job growth, high wages, and at least 100 annual openings during the next ten years.

Georgia's STEM Careers adobe pdf
Access a listing of several Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) occupations in Georgia with the knowledge, education, wage, and projected annual openings associated with them.

Resources for Occupational Trends
Georgia LaborMarket Explorer
Link to this dynamic and interactive information system that contains a wide range of information about the labor market and economic conditions for Georgia and local areas.
Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Connect to this source of occupational information that includes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needed, and future job prospects.
Georgia Workforce - Long-term Employment Trends
View or print this publication which provides a comprehensive look at the changing trends in the population, labor force, industries and occupations over the next ten years in Georgia (PDF)
Licensed and Certified Occupations in Georgia
Find out specific information, including required examinations, about occupations that require licensing or certification in Georgia. (PDF)
Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) Program
Learn about the OES Survey which produces employment and occupational wage statistics and includes occupational descriptions.
Occupational Wages
Access information by specific geographic areas. Also access statewide information by Education and Training Level, Alphabetical Listing, Standard Occupational Classification (SOC), or Occupational Education and Training Code.
Local Area Profiles
View comprehensive information, including industry mix, income, and occupational profiles, for each of Georgia's 159 counties and surrounding areas
Labor Market Publications
Connect to a variety of publications on such topics as labor force, unemployment insurance, occupations, and industries.
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