Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (April 2018)

Civilian Labor Force 57,397
Total Employed 55,163
Total Un-employed 2,234
Unemployment Rate 3.9%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, April 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 (Q3 2017)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 43,086 $740
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 119 $991
Mining 1,133 $1,577
Utilities 218 $1,340
Construction 2,452 $799
Manufacturing 1,853 $1,155
Wholesale trade 1,870 $1,034
Retail trade 6,980 $512
Transportation and warehousing 867 $926
Information 532 $818
Finance and insurance 990 $909
Real estate and rental and leasing 660 $697
Professional and technical services 1,081 $982
Management of companies and enterprises 220 $1,398
Administrative and waste services 2,019 $640
Educational services * *
Health care and social assistance 4,431 $856
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,759 $527
Accommodation and food services 7,725 $389
Other services, except public administration 1,131 $627
Public administration 3,024 $1,104
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q3 2017. Released March 2018