Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (August 2017)

Civilian Labor Force 55,517
Total Employed 52,747
Total Un-employed 2,770
Unemployment Rate 5.0%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, August 2017
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2017)

Blue Collar 23.27%
White Collar 57.89%
Service and Farm 18.84%
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions 2017 Demographic Snapshot.

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q3 2016)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 42889 $722
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 104 $1,029
Mining 949 $1,492
Utilities 180 $1,277
Construction 2,473 $805
Manufacturing 1,719 $1,111
Wholesale trade 1,818 $1,139
Retail trade 7,267 $506
Transportation and warehousing 902 $933
Information 579 $900
Finance and insurance 964 $921
Real estate and rental and leasing 607 $707
Professional and technical services 913 $906
Management of companies and enterprises 225 $1,163
Administrative and waste services 1,972 $560
Educational services 3,860 801
Health care and social assistance 4,500 $759
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2,039 $525
Accommodation and food services 7,770 $378
Other services, except public administration 1,038 $655
Public administration 3,012 $1,157
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q3 2016. Released March 2017.