Burke County Development Authority. 241 East 6th Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830, Office: 706.554.2923,  Fax: 706.554.7091
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A labor force with diversity

Sam Dong Labor Force & Wages

Burke County’s labor force is a talented mixture of educated professionals and skilled, hands on workers. From executives to engineers, mechanics to machine operators, lab technicians to laborers, there’s a ready supply of workers here with solid, southern values. Every day, Burke County residents are on the job creating electricity, advanced energy products, emissions reducing automotive parts, and much more. Local labor rates are below state and national averages.

Thanks to Georgia’s award-winning Quick Start workforce training program, companies in Burke County can transition workers from training to production seamlessly.  Georgia Quick Start creates a customized training program at no cost to the company with company-specific materials that can be used over and over.  Contact our development team today to learn more about our labor force capabilities.




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