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OCCUPATIONS AND TYPE OF EMPLOYER:

Among the most common occupations were:

Management, professional, and related occupations, 27 percent; production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23 percent; sales and office occupations, 23 percent; service occupations, 16 percent; and construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations, 11 percent. Eighty-one percent of the people employed were private wage and salary workers; 13 percent were federal, state, or local government workers; and 6 percent were self-employed in theri own unincorporated business.

 

JOBS AND PAY IN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY INDUSTRIES

 


Ranking of Industries With Most Jobs (2012)


Manufacturing
9,945 Jobs
Average Pay: $45,645
Establishments: 178

 

Health Care/Social Assistance
7,976 Jobs
Average Pay: $35,125
Establishments: 608

 

Retail Trade
5,707 Jobs
Average Pay: $22,452
Establishments: 486

 

Transportation/Warehousing
5,395 Jobs
Average Pay: $35,139
Establishments: 185

 

Public Administration
3,085 Jobs
Average Pay: $46,234
Establishments: 97

 

Accommodation/Food Service
2,772 Jobs
Average Pay: $12,434
Establishments: 270

 

Admin/Support/Waste Management
1,842 Jobs
Average Pay: $18,664
Establishments: 110

 

Construction
1,503 Jobs
Average Pay: $40,770
Establishments: 233

 

Other (Except Public Admin.)
1,258 Jobs
Average Pay: $19,849
Establishments: 288

 

Wholesale Trade
1,130 Jobs
Average Pay: $41,508
Establishments: 137

 

Finance and Insurance
1,009 Jobs
Average Pay: $39,966
Establishments: 153

 

Professional/Scientific/Tech Services
888 Jobs
Average Pay: $53,026
Establishments: 156

 

Agriculture/Forest/Fish/Hunt
747 Jobs
Average Pay: $28,753
Establishments: 32

 

Management of Companies
563 Jobs
Average Pay: $55,857
Establishments: 15

 

Mining/Quarrying/Extraction
546 Jobs
Average Pay: $51,798
Establishments: 48

 

Information
401 Jobs
Average Pay: $56,156
Establishments: 37

 

Utilities
396 Jobs
Average Pay: $58,338
Establishments: 40

 

Educational Services
363 Jobs
Average Pay: $27,605
Establishments: 25

 

Arts/Entertainment/Recreation
285 Jobs
Average Pay: $12,914
Establishments: 29

 

Real Estate/Rental/Leasing
209 Jobs
Average Pay: $37,461
Establishments: 54

 

  


Ranking of Average Annual Pay (2012)


Utilities
Average Pay: $58,338

 

Information
Average Pay: $56,156

 

Management of Companies
Average Pay: $55,857

 

Professional/Scientific/Tech Services
Average Pay: $53,026

 

Mining/Quarrying/Extraction
Average Pay: $51,798

 

Public Administration
Average Pay: $46,234

 

Manufacturing
Average Pay: $45,645

 

Wholesale Trade
Average Pay: $41,508

 

Construction
Average Pay: $40,770

 

Finance and Insurance
Average Pay: $39,966

 

Real Estate/Rental/Leasing
Average Pay: $37,461

 

Transportation/Warehousing
Average Pay: $35,139

 

Health Care/Social Assistance
Average Pay: $35,125

 

Agriculture/Forest/Fish/Hunt
Average Pay: $28,753

 

Educational Services
Average Pay: $27,605

 

Retail Trade
Average Pay: $22,452

 

Other (Except Public Admin.)
Average Pay: $19,849

 

Admin/Support/Waste Management
Average Pay: $18,664

 

Arts/Entertainment/Recreation
Average Pay: $12,914

 

Accommodation/Food Service
Average Pay: $12,434

 

  


Note: Data does not include self-employed workers.


Source:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages


Employment

Industries: In 2005-2009, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Schuylkill County were Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance, 23 percent, and Manufacturing, 21 percent.


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