17 Georgia Companies Make Forbes List of Best Employers

Georgia 6th District — Forbes released its annual rankings of the best employers in America for 2018.  There were 17 Companies that might employ residents of the 6th District.

This is important.  We need to learn what makes these companies the “best” so other companies can learn from them.

Here are all the Georgia companies that made the list:

  • Southern Company, No. 17, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Emory University, No. 38, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Daimler, No. 87, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Delta Air Lines, No. 155, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS), No. 178, Suwanee, Georgia
  • It Works, No. 209, Lawrenceville, Georgia
  • Gulfstream Aerospace, No. 241, Savannah, Georgia
  • TNG, No. 244, Smyrna, Georgia
  • Coca-Cola, No. 274, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Southwire, No. 297, Carrollton, Georgia
  • Turner Broadcasting System, No. 341, Atlanta, Georgia
  • ARRIS, No. 388, Suwanee, Georgia
  • Mohawk Industries, No. 405, Calhoun, Georgia
  • United Parcel Service, No. 417, Atlanta, Georgia
  • TSYS, No. 430, Columbus, Georgia
  • Chick-fil-A, No. 432, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Shaw Industries, No. 440, Dalton, Georgia

Fastest Growing Occupations

Fastest growing occupations: 20 occupations with the highest percent change of employment between 2014-24.

 

Wind turbine service technicians – 108% – $51,050 per year

Occupational therapy assistants – 43% – $57,870 per year

Physical therapist assistants – 41% – $55,170 per year

Physical therapist aides – 39% – $25,120 per year

Home health aides – 38% – $21,920 per year

Commercial divers – 37% – $50,470 per year

Nurse practitioners – 35% – $98,190 per year

Physical therapists – 34% – $84,020 per year

Statisticians – 34% – $80,110 per year

Ambulance drivers and attendants, except emergency medical technicians – 33% – $23,740 per year

Occupational therapy aides – 31% – $27,800 per year

Physician assistants – 30% – $98,180 per year

Operations research analysts – 30% – $78,630 per year

Personal financial advisors – 30% – $89,160 per year

Cartographers and photogrammetrists – 29% – $61,880 per year

Genetic counselors – 29% – $72,090 per year

Interpreters and translators – 29% – $44,190 per year

Audiologists – 29% – $74,890 per year

Hearing aid specialists – 27% – $49,600 per year<

Optometrists – 27% – $103,900 per year