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 2016

Civilian Labor Force 74,700
Civilian Employment 69,500
Civilian Unemployment 5,200
Civilian Unemployment Rate 6.9%
Total, All Industries 66,100
Total Farm 900
Total Nonfarm 65,300
Total Private 52,400
Goods Producing 5,700
Mining, Logging, and Construction 3,200
Manufacturing 2,500
Service Providing 59,600
Private Service Providing 46,800
Trade, Transportation & Utilities 12,800
Wholesale Trade 1,700
Retail Trade 9,400
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities 1,800
Information 700
Financial Activities 2,600
Professional & Business Services 6,800
Educational & Health Services 14,900
Leisure & Hospitality 6,700
Accommodation & Food Services 5,700
Other Services 2,300
Government 12,900

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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