Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (April 2018)

Civilian Labor Force 71,917
Total Employed 68,629
Total Un-employed 3,288
Unemployment Rate 4.6%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, April 2018
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2018)

Blue Collar 20.66%
White Collar 61.26%
Service and Farm 18.08%
Environics Analytics (EA). Claritas - Pop-Facts Premier 2018, Claritas

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q3 2017)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 69,122 $731
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 173 $705
Mining 151 $1,404
Utilities 496 $1,315
Construction 3,617 $820
Manufacturing 5,042 $1,107
Wholesale trade 2,232 $1,121
Retail trade 9,590 $466
Transportation and warehousing 1,544 $844
Information 1,961 $1,167
Finance and insurance 3,507 $918
Real estate and rental and leasing 996 $741
Professional and technical services 2,538 $944
Management of companies and enterprises 1,412 $1,521
Administrative and waste services 4,079 $502
Educational services 4,397 $675
Health care and social assistance 14,690 $739
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,008 $260
Accommodation and food services 7,014 $277
Other services, except public administration 1,779 $654
Public administration 2,897 $926
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q3 2017.  Released March 2018.