Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (July 2018)

Civilian Labor Force 57,887
Total Employed 54,911
Total Un-employed 2,966
Unemployment Rate 5.1%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, July 2018.
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2018)

Blue Collar 20.62%
White Collar 61.94%
Service and Farm 17.45%
Environics Analytics (EA). Claritas - Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q4 2017)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 43,250 $779
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 113 $1,089
Mining 1,138 $1,692
Utilities 220 $1,249
Construction 2,214 $877
Manufacturing 1,873 $1,335
Wholesale trade 1,868 $1,100
Retail trade 7,253 $509
Transportation and warehousing 912 $996
Information 501 $997
Finance and insurance 990 $1,025
Real estate and rental and leasing 696 $816
Professional and technical services 1,120 $1,051
Management of companies and enterprises 219 $1,244
Administrative and waste services 1,944 $655
Educational services * *
Health care and social assistance 4,399 $949
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,636 $502
Accommodation and food services 7,662 $387
Other services, except public administration 1,151 $637
Public administration 3,008 $1,167
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q4 2017. Released July 2018