Bossier Parish

Bossier Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (August 2019)

Civilian Labor Force 56,325
Total Employed 53,887
Total Un-employed 2,438
Unemployment Rate 4.3%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, August 2019.

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2019)

Blue Collar 19.66%
White Collar 61.94%
Service and Farm 18.39%
Environics Analytics (EA). Claritas - Pop-Facts Premier 2019, Claritas

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q1 2019)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 44,212 $800
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 153 $785
Mining 1,507 $1,602
Utilities 213 $2,441
Construction 2,038 $854
Manufacturing 2,034 $1,203
Wholesale trade 1,907 $1,084
Retail trade 6,781 $542
Transportation and warehousing 1,104 $1,039
Information 470 $828
Finance and insurance 958 $1,034
Real estate and rental and leasing 703 $804
Professional and technical services 2,039 $1,399
Management of companies and enterprises 237 $1,268
Administrative and waste services 1,910 $595
Educational services * *
Health care and social assistance 4,334 $827
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,599 $728
Accommodation and food services 7,815 $382
Other services, except public administration 1,199 $585
Public administration 3,047 $1,155
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q1 2019. Released September 2019