Ouachita Parish

Ouachita Parish Workforce

 

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (December 2020)

Civilian Labor Force 73,324
Total Employed 69,121
Total Un-employed 4,203
Unemployment Rate 5.7%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, December 2020.
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2020)

Blue Collar 20.52%
White Collar 59.90%
Service and Farm 19.58%
Environics Analytics (EA). Claritas - Pop-Facts Premier 2020, Claritas

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q1 2020)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 69,375 $807
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 140 $966
Mining 120 $899
Utilities 563 $1,622
Construction 3,341 $786
Manufacturing 4,739 $1,284
Wholesale trade 2,066 $1,335
Retail trade 8,738 $491
Transportation and warehousing 1,836 $842
Information 1,732 $1,434
Finance and insurance 2,692 $1,218
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,044 $753
Professional and technical services 2,556 $992
Management of companies and enterprises 1,159 $3,022
Administrative and waste services 4,508 $621
Educational services 6,537 $698
Health care and social assistance 14,851 $751
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 942 $271
Accommodation and food services 7,079 $286
Other services, except public administration 1,775 $690
Public administration 2,956 $979
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q1 2020.  Released July 2020.