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Workforce & Education

  • An educated and work-ready workforce with among the lowest turnover and highest productivity rates in the country

  • The Governor’s Guaranteed Work Force Program provides new and expanding businesses with technical and financial assistance to train, retrain, and upgrade the skills of their employees

  • Worker availability in key occupations:


                       Table of Workers (2015)

             Jobs            Average      Hourly Earnings

           STEM              27,049              $29.35

           Engineers      5,539                $39.96

           Business        25,424              $26.39

           Automotive   17,542              $15.62


Sources: AEP, EMSI 

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