Job Training for Georgia

Georgia Job Training
“State of Adventure”

Georgia presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Georgia Economic Overview

In 2016, Georgia Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 9th with over $525 billion and ranked 29th with a per capita GDP of over $44,000. For June 2017, Georgia had an employed workforce of over 5 million and an unemployment rate of 4.8%. For 2016, Georgia ranked 17th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Georgia’s rank on this measure has fallen from 18th to 35th.

Georgia Income Per PersonGeorgia Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Georgia, including the following major cities:

  • Georgia Locations for Job TrainingAlbany
  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Augusta
  • Brunswick
  • Chattanooga
  • Columbus, GA
  • Dalton
  • Gainesville
  • Hinesville
  • Macon
  • Rome
  • Savannah
  • Valdosta
  • Warner Robins

Georgia Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Georgia industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Georgia economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Georgia Sector Sizes

The Georgia OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is the Trade, Transportation, and Utilities supersector.

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities is the top industry in Georgia, with over 945,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • The Home Depot, Inc.
  • United Parcel Service, Inc.
  • Delta Airlines, Inc.
  • Genuine Parts Company
  • Cox Automotive, Inc.

Georgia Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Georgia Sector Growth

Georgia OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining and Logging supersector, the Information supersector, the Professional & Business Services supersector, the Financial Activities supersector, and the Leisure & Hospitality supersector.

Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining and Logging is the top growth industry in Georgia, relative to the rest of America, with over 10,000 employed (0.2% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Mining and Logging employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 11.7% while the national average grew 4.8%. The company reporting the most employee growth in this supersector is:

  • Legend Oil and Gas, Ltd.

Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Information is one of the top growth industries in Georgia, relative to the rest of America, with over 115,000 employed (2.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.0% while the national average contracted -0.9%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Total System Services, Inc.
  • Gray Television, Inc.
  • Intelligent Systems Corporation

Professional & Business Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Professional & Business Services is one of the top growth industries in Georgia, relative to the rest of America, with over 684,000 employed (15.3% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Professional & Business Services employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 5.8% while the national average grew 2.6%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Equifax, Inc.
  • Fleetcor Technologies, Inc.
  • SecureWorks Corp.
  • DLH Holdings Corp.
  • Authentidate Holding Corp.
  • Geovax Labs, Inc.

Financial Activities. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Financial Activities is one of the top growth industries in Georgia, relative to the rest of America, with over 248,000 employed (5.5% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Financial Activities employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.2% while the national average grew 2.0%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Cousins Properties Incorporated
  • State Bank Financial Corporation
  • Atlantic American Corporation
  • Catchmark Timber Trust, Inc.
  • Charter Financial Corporation

Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Leisure & Hospitality is one of the top supersectors in Georgia, with over 488,000 employed (June 2017). The company reporting the most employee growth in this supersector is:

  • Parks America, Inc.

Georgia Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Georgia occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Georgia Job Opportunities

Georgia Job Training Providers

Georgia has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Georgia Training. See OJT trainers in Georgia for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Georgia. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Georgia, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

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