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Workforce
Workforce

Unemployment rates, Population Trends, Population Forecast, Distribution of employment by sector, Sample of average annual wages

Workforce

Our 59,000-strong workforce is one of the most skilled labor forces in the nation. County and state agencies provide employers with custom training services as needed, plus other services such as on-the-job training opportunities, skills assessment, and apprenticeship development, as well as information on tax credits, labor laws, and workplace safety.

View/download the Oswego County Industrial Directory for detailed information about industrial or industrial support firms in Oswego County.


*Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program



*Source: 2010 U.S. Census



*Source: 1940-2010 Decennial Census and projections by Cornell Program on Applied Demographics



*Source: 2010 U.S. Census and NYS Department of Labor


Sample Average Annual Wages in Oswego County


Occupation

Annual Average Wage

Accountants and Auditors

$61,910

Administrative Assistant/Executive Secretaries

$34,620

Assembler, production

$22,530

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

$35,360

Construction laboror

$32,280

General and Operations Managers

$96,520

Human Resources Managers

$101,130

Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

$27,400

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office

$55,350

Receptionist

$26,590

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

$74,910

Welder

$36,710

Electricians

$52,870

Computer Programmers

$64,670

Elementary School Teachers

$62,230

Janitors and Cleaners

$25,160

Sheet Metal Workers

$49,950

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

$27,260

Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer

$41,410

*Source: NYS Department of Labor. These are median wages.

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