De Soto Parish

De Soto Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (October 2017)

Civilian Labor Force 10,414
Total Employed 9,861
Total Un-employed 553
Unemployment Rate 5.3%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, October 2017
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2017)

Blue Collar 30.03%
White Collar 48.55%
Service and Farm 21.42%
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions 2017 Demographic Snapshot.

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q1 2017)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 6,625 $992
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 97 $802
Mining 925 $1,863
Utilities 177 $1,823
Construction 446 $900
Manufacturing * *
Wholesale trade 54 $962
Retail trade 864 $506
Transportation and warehousing 272 $1,229
Information 49 $810
Finance and insurance 154 $751
Real estate and rental and leasing 16 $679
Professional and technical services 90 $639
Management of companies and enterprises 12 $1,594
Administrative and waste services 197 $569
Educational services * *
Health care and social assistance 680 $606
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 33 $384
Accommodation and food services 345 $224
Other services, except public administration 87 $550
Public administration 408 $809
*Data non-published
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q1 2017. Released September 2017.