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One S. Church Street, Suite 200, Hazleton, PA 18201
p: 570.455.1508   f: 570.454.7787

Labor Statistics

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.

You can also download the Greater Hazleton, PA Workforce brochure for additional information.

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employment by occupation

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey

 

The local unemployment rate for Luzerne County.

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Source: PA Department of Labor & Industry, Center for Workforce Information & Analysis

 

Hazleton-area commute times are also well below the national averages.

commute times

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey

 

Wages

 
May 2015 Metropolitan Area Occupational
Employment and Wage Estimates
Scranton / Wilkes-Barre / Hazleton MSA
Occupation Employment
Mean Hourly
Mean Annual
Mean RSE
All Occupations 255,810 $19.75 $41,080 1.3%
Management Occupations 7,840 $48.73 $101,350 1.7%
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%
Legal Occupations 1,480 $28.44 $59,160 5.8%
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%
Production Occupations 20,020 $16.81 $34,960 2.3%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 27,080 $16.44 $34,190 1.6%
Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

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