Workforce

Colleges and Universities

  • Mercer University, Middle Georgia State University, Fort Valley State University, Wesleyan College, and Georgia College and State University Graduate Center
  • 1-Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)

Schools

  • Early Education Programs (3k, 4k, Pre-K): 20
  • K-5: 19 K-5 Magnet: 3
  • Middle School: 7 High School: 7 H.S. Career Academy: 1
  • 2 Public Charter Schools, 5 Private (3 Parochial), and 2 Montessori Schools

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GRADUATION RATE
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Alternative Workforce Programs:

Virginia College, American Professional Institute, and Miller-Motte

Apprenticeship Programs:

Mercer School of Engineering, Fort Valley State University Engineering & Agriculture, Middle Georgia State University Aviation Program, CGTC Advanced Manufacturing Program

Early Workforce Intervention Programs:

GA Quickstart, CGTC, MGRC, and Georgia Dept. of Labor

Statistics

StatsNumber
Labor Force106,533
Unemployment Rate5.1%
Jobs101,551
Projected Job Growth (2018-2028)5.7%
Avg Earning Per Job$49,589

Job Counties by Counties

CountyJobsShare
All Counties78,154100%
Bibb County32,24541.3%
Houston County9,26811.9%
Jones County4,7166.0%
Monroe County3,5464.5%
Peach County1,7832.3%

Top Industries

IndustryJobs
Healthcare & Social Assistance17,898
Government14,806
Retail Trade13,785
Accomodation & Food Services9,582
Finance & Insurance8,439
Manufacturing6,320