Remember back in May when we told you that the Aerospace industry was vital to Georgia’s economy? If you don’t, here’s the main takeaway of the story:
The Aerospace industry is one of Georgia’s best-kept secrets. According to WSBTV, there are more than 800 aerospace companies in Georgia, and they employ more than 99,000 Georgians. Those Georgia workers helped export more than $8 billion worth of planes and parts around the world, making it the state’s largest export.
Well, we followed up that piece by speaking with one of the experts at the High-Demand Career Initiative (HDCI) to talk about where those jobs are. Harrison Payne, an HDCI program specialist, had this to say.