Greater Hazleton has a highly skilled workforce that has been praised by national companies for its work ethic and productivity.
Whether you're looking for white-collar, blue-collar, or green-collar employees, the Hazleton area and Northeastern Pennsylvania offers a diverse mix of candidates that will meet your employment needs.
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The local unemployment rate for Luzerne County.
Hazleton-area commute times are also well below the national averages.
| May 2015 Metropolitan Area Occupational
Employment and Wage Estimates
Scranton / Wilkes-Barre / Hazleton MSA
|Business and Financial Operations Occupations||9,350||$30.22||$62,860||2.7%|
|Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations||4,260||$30.43||$63,300||6.5%|
|Architecture and Engineering Occupations||3,350||$35.37||$73,560||2.9%|
|Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations||1,180||$31.08||$64,650||7.1%|
|Community and Social Services Occupations||5,510||$18.66||$38,800||2.7%|
|Education, Training, and Library Occupations||15,180||$26.58||$55,280||3.1%|
|Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations||1,990||$19.45||$40,450||4.0%|
|Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations||16,900||$32.50||$67,600||3.4%|
|Healthcare Support Occupations||9,310||$13.66||$28,410||1.5%|
|Protective Service Occupations||5,690||$20.39||$42,420||7.5%|
|Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations||22,040||$10.23||$21,280||1.7%|
|Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations||8,070||$11.72||$24,390||2.1%|
|Personal Care and Service Occupations||8,380||$11.55||$24,010||2.0%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||25,780||$15.91||$33,090||2.2%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||42,350||$16.09||$33,470||1.3%|
|Construction and Extraction Occupations||9,040||$21.15||$43,990||2.2%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||10,090||$20.70||$43,050||1.7%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||27,080||$16.44||$34,190||1.6%|
Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics