Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (November 2017)

Civilian Labor Force 72,352
Total Employed 69,242
Total Un-employed 3,110
Unemployment Rate 4.3%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, November 2017.
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2017)

Blue Collar 21.32%
White Collar 59.08%
Service and Farm 19.60%
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions 2017 Demographic Snapshot.

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q1 2017)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 70,621 $787
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 170 $859
Mining 155 $1,615
Utilities 509 $1,465
Construction 3,596 $807
Manufacturing 5,136 $1,179
Wholesale trade 2,264 $1,174
Retail trade 9,594 $486
Transportation and warehousing 1,563 $842
Information 2,046 $1,472
Finance and insurance 3,482 $1,011
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,030 $719
Professional and technical services 2,535 $934
Management of companies and enterprises 1,416 $3,240
Administrative and waste services 3,734 $521
Educational services 6,488 $652
Health care and social assistance 14,640 $723
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 895 $257
Accommodation and food services 6,864 $275
Other services, except public administration 1,636 $666
Public administration 2,868 $930
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q1 2017.  Released September 2017.