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Hinesville Employment

Employment and Industries in the Hinesville, Georgia Area

In Hinesville, the major employment sectors are the government, education, healthcare, accommodation and food services, social services and truck transportation. Hinesville is home to the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart, which are significant factors for the economy. The military is also the largest employer in the county. About 25% of the workforce is employed in sales and office occupations. Management, professional and related occupations provide about 24% of the jobs.

Some of the most popular jobs in Hinesville where the majority of the workers are college graduates are teachers, registered nurses, management analysts, social and human service assistants; child, family and school social workers; and wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives.

Shown below are the largest employers in the Hinesville area:

  • Army
  • SAIC
  • Federal Government
  • Interstate Paper Co
  • Chemtall Inc
  • Liberty Memorial Hospital
  • Walmart
  • West Telemarketing Corp
  • City of Hinesville

Noteworthy data about Hinesville: The city has been recognized as a "City of Excellence" by the Georgia Municipal Association. The award is given to the best managed and most livable cities. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $39,000. In 2008 the cost of living index in Hinesville was 81.0 which is low when compared to the national average of 100. About 17% of the population has a bachelor's degree or better.

Hinesville companies have access to helpful business organizations including:

The Coastal Courier offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Hinesville.

Most Popular Jobs in Hinesville, Georgia Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Elementary school teachers, except special education 630 $46,740 $34,830 - 61,820 14% 95%
2 Teachers and instructors, all other 210 $29,600 $13,460 - 60,270 9% 54%
3 Registered nurses 190 $0 $ - 24% 56%
4 Management analysts 90 $74,040 $36,740 - 127,390 22% 78%
5 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 80 $51,800 $39,700 - 64,370 20% 87%
6 Child, family, and school social workers 50 $33,640 $26,730 - 43,560 19% 77%
7 Social and human service assistants 50 $28,280 $18,610 - 42,830 34% 58%
8 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 40 $54,580 $29,290 - 101,620 8% 51%
9 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 30 $63,290 $29,040 - 84,770 13% 73%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 830 $15,710 $12,860 - 20,080 18% 5%
2 Retail salespersons 600 $20,550 $13,330 - 34,410 12% 25%
3 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 550 $19,550 $13,630 - 26,800 15% 4%
4 Teacher assistants 500 $17,740 $14,760 - 20,320 10% 18%
5 Cashiers 430 $16,010 $12,910 - 19,780 -3% 10%
6 Office clerks, general 310 $25,180 $15,140 - 36,910 13% 19%
7 Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 250 $37,070 $29,430 - 42,090 12% 3%
8 Stock clerks and order fillers 250 $23,200 $14,030 - 36,430 -8% 8%
9 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 230 $25,050 $13,280 - 38,730 11% 5%
10 General and operations managers 180 $72,120 $38,030 - 133,050 2% 48%
11 Tellers 180 $24,220 $21,000 - 29,230 14% 16%
12 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 170 $34,920 $26,420 - 43,600 11% 33%
13 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 170 $31,490 $19,000 - 52,300 4% 25%
14 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 170 $30,330 $20,060 - 39,600 2% 5%
15 Cooks, fast food 170 $20,260 $14,460 - 27,730 8% 5%
16 Kindergarten teachers, except special education 150 $47,400 $35,390 - 62,040 16% 43%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 150 $35,610 $21,200 - 51,890 6% 29%
18 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 150 $28,160 $16,600 - 42,780 1% 18%
19 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 140 $30,080 $20,980 - 39,500 10% 4%
20 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 140 $29,900 $17,940 - 45,660 13% 16%
21 Child care workers 140 $14,200 $12,690 - 16,040 18% 15%
22 Customer service representatives 130 $27,090 $15,480 - 38,040 25% 22%
23 Waiters and waitresses 130 $13,880 $12,650 - 15,570 11% 14%
24 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 120 $34,560 $23,900 - 48,300 15% 18%
25 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 110 $32,830 $23,170 - 40,220 4% 6%
26 Maintenance and repair workers, general 110 $27,850 $16,730 - 44,350 10% 6%
27 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 110 $14,410 $12,630 - 16,160 13% 5%
28 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 100 $29,030 $19,470 - 38,920 11% 14%
29 Receptionists and information clerks 100 $20,160 $13,430 - 27,750 17% 13%
30 Dishwashers 100 $14,470 $12,800 - 16,410 10% 3%
31 Cooks, restaurant 90 $16,770 $13,040 - 21,390 12% 5%
32 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 90 $14,030 $12,670 - 15,770 17% 14%
33 Computer support specialists 80 $36,340 $27,700 - 42,790 13% 43%
34 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 70 $32,720 $26,400 - 43,010 11% 4%
35 Construction laborers 70 $26,600 $19,430 - 35,860 11% 5%
36 Counter and rental clerks 70 $19,700 $13,000 - 32,000 23% 16%
37 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 60 $47,320 $29,670 - 72,280 7% 13%
38 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 60 $44,890 $22,660 - 76,700 9% 10%
39 Production, planning, and expediting clerks 60 $35,280 $27,430 - 41,780 4% 30%
40 Dental assistants 60 $28,740 $17,740 - 38,620 29% 9%
41 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 60 $27,880 $18,550 - 37,280 8% 4%
42 Postal service mail carriers 60 $0 $ - 1% 11%
43 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 50 $42,370 $27,150 - 61,100 8% 3%
44 Helpers--pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 50 $18,300 $14,570 - 22,810 12% 3%
45 Industrial machinery mechanics 40 $34,670 $26,420 - 55,350 9% 5%
46 Court, municipal, and license clerks 40 $30,230 $19,190 - 42,660 9% 24%
47 Painters, construction and maintenance 40 $28,500 $22,690 - 34,250 12% 6%
48 Police, fire, and ambulance dispatchers 40 $26,940 $21,230 - 34,010 14% 11%
49 Loan interviewers and clerks 40 $22,050 $16,790 - 27,980 -1% 24%
50 Real estate sales agents 40 $0 $ - 11% 45%
51 Bus and truck mechanics and diesel engine specialists 30 $38,400 $22,930 - 49,990 12% 3%
52 Legal secretaries 30 $30,190 $25,790 - 36,900 12% 18%
53 Pharmacy technicians 30 $28,710 $19,850 - 38,230 32% 16%
54 Food preparation workers 30 $18,830 $13,510 - 24,630 15% 7%
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Jobs More Common Near Hinesville Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 37,070 250 29.2
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 47,400 150 12.9
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 25,050 230 9.6
Elementary school teachers, except special education 46,740 630 6.3
Teachers and instructors, all other 29,600 210 5.9
Teacher assistants 17,740 500 5.7
Cooks, fast food 20,260 170 4.4
Tellers 24,220 180 4.2
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 15,710 830 4.1
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 34,920 170 3.8
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 19,550 550 3.4
Child care workers 14,200 140 3.2
Dishwashers 14,470 100 2.6
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 31,490 170 2
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 32,830 110 1.9
Retail salespersons 20,550 600 1.8
Stock clerks and order fillers 23,200 250 1.8
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 14,410 110 1.7
Cashiers 16,010 430 1.7
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 29,030 100 1.7
General and operations managers 72,120 180 1.5
Office clerks, general 25,180 310 1.4
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 35,610 150 1.4
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 30,080 140 1.2
Receptionists and information clerks 20,160 100 1.2
Maintenance and repair workers, general 27,850 110 1.2
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 28,160 150 1.1
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 34,560 120 1
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 29,900 140 1
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 30,330 170 1
Registered nurses 0 190 1
Customer service representatives 27,090 130 0.7
Waiters and waitresses 13,880 130 0.7

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Hinesville, Georgia Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 30,330 1.26 170
Cooks, fast food 20,260 1.16 170
Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 32,830 1.15 110
Cooks, institution and cafeteria 25,050 1.06 230
Tellers 24,220 1.02 180
Stock clerks and order fillers 23,200 1.02 250
Kindergarten teachers, except special education 47,400 1 150
Office clerks, general 25,180 0.99 310
Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 28,160 0.97 150
Elementary school teachers, except special education 46,740 0.94 630
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 29,900 0.93 140
Customer service representatives 27,090 0.91 130
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 15,710 0.91 830
Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 34,560 0.89 120
Cashiers 16,010 0.86 430
Mobile heavy equipment mechanics, except engines 37,070 0.86 250
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 19,550 0.85 550
Retail salespersons 20,550 0.84 600
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 31,490 0.81 170
Maintenance and repair workers, general 27,850 0.81 110
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 30,080 0.8 140
Teacher assistants 17,740 0.8 500
First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 35,610 0.79 150
Teachers and instructors, all other 29,600 0.78 210
Maids and housekeeping cleaners 14,410 0.75 110
General and operations managers 72,120 0.75 180
Waiters and waitresses 13,880 0.74 130
Child care workers 14,200 0.74 140
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 34,920 0.72 170
Registered nurses 0 0 190

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