Workforce

Consider a “workforce” created for modern business. Shasta Force, next-generation talent for next-level success.

Our regional colleges and universities have a steady supply of motivated, bright employees-to-be, thanks to one of the highest high school graduation rates in the state. Our work pool is deep with strong skills in advanced manufacturing, technology and healthcare.

This Month’s Employment Report

Shasta County Labor Market Information

 

Shasta Industry Employment and Labor Force

Annual Average 2015

Civilian Labor Force 74,900
Civilian Employment 69,000
Civilian Unemployment 5,800
Civilian Unemployment Rate 7.8%
Total, All Industries 64,400
Total Farm 900
Total Nonfarm 63,600
Total Private 50,900
Goods Producing 5,300
Mining, Logging, and Construction 3,000
Manufacturing 2,300
Service Providing 58,300
Private Service Providing 45,600
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 12,600
Wholesale Trade 1,700
Retail Trade 9,000
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 1,800
Information 700
Financial Activities 2,600
Professional & Business Services 6,300
Educational & Health Services 14,400
Leisure & Hospitality 6,700
Accommodation & Food Services 5,800
Other Services 2,300
Government 12,700

Employment Development Dept.

Industry Employment

AVERAGE SALARY BY SELECTED OCCUPATION – SHASTA
Occupation Employment Estimate Minimum Median Maximum
Professional
Accountant 280 $22.54 $27.80 $35.22
Managers 1,040 $27.55 $36.32 $49.53
Programmer/Analyst 60 $13.87 $22.72 $41.60
Web Developer na $14.86 $38.72 $49.86
Engineer 40 $39.28 $43.52 $47.61
Retail
Retail Store Clerk 2,380 $9.38 $10.06 $11.96
Stock Room Clerk 1,030 $9.72 $11.38 $14.97
Hospitality Clerk 220 $9.39 $9.57 $10.11
Clerical
Customer Service Rep. 430 $11.64 $14.55 $19.09
Telesales Rep. 50 $9.25 $9.57 $11.02
Data Entry Clerk 80 $11.75 $13.51 $15.06
Executive Secretary 300 $18.91 $22.24 $25.84
Receptionist 490 $11.16 $13.31 $15.54
Accounting Clerk 900 $14.36 $17.23 $20.39
Unskilled
General Laborer 130 $9.63 $10.46 $11.36
Warehouse Person 580 $10.20 $11.41 $14.38
Material Handler 160 $9.44 $9.70 $12.28
Light Assembly 100 $11.65 $13.71 $16.03
Semi-Skilled
Packaging/Filling Machine Operator na $9.74 $13.27 $16.23
Fork Lift Operator 130 $13.58 $15.07 $19.36
Skilled
Machine Maintenance 50 $16.11 $18.37 $21.81
Machinist 40 $16.18 $18.34 $27.09
Welder 80 $15.65 $18.73 $26.90
Technical
Numerical Control Machine Programmer 40 $16.25 $20.28 $23.01
Medical Laboratory Technician 60 $14.76 $17.47 $20.84
Network Technician 30 $22.78 $33.14 $38.29

Employment Development Dept., 1st Q 2016

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