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WORKFORCE IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY

Total All Industries
28,566


Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining
537

Construction — 1,901
Manufacturing — 2,259
Wholesale trade — 395
Retail trade — 3,747
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities — 1,310
Information — 463
Finance and insurance— 1,661
Professional, scientific, and management — 2,019
Educational services — 8,607
Arts, entertainment, and food services — 2,620
Other services, except public administration — 1,056
Public administration — 1,991

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Employer — Product/Service — Employees

JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE
HIGHER EDUCATION — 850 — 1967

AISIN MFG. IL
AUTOMOTIVE PARTS — 820 — 2002

PEPSI/MID AMERICA
SOFT DRINKS — 600 — 1935

HEARTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
HEALTH CARE — 600 — 1953

VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
U.S. VETERANS HOSPITAL — 600 — 1942

SOUTHERN IL POWER COOP
ELECTRICITY PROVIDER — 120 — 1963

HERRIN HOSPITAL
HEALTH CARE — 450 — 1913

U.S. DEPT OF JUSTICE
FEDERAL PRISON — 342 — 1963

BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD
CLAIMS PROCESSING — 350 — 1983

LABOR FORCE
Labor Force Summary for WILLIAMSON COUNTY
Annual Average for Year 2012
Total Labor Force — 34,417
Unemployed — 2,871
Percentage — 8.30%
Total Employed — 31,546
Manufacturing — 21.00%
Non-Manufacturing — 77.60%
Agriculture — 1.40%

WAGE RATES
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the Econ Dev Reg 8 S

Occupation — Entry — Top
Accountant/Auditor — $18.31 — $29.18
Maintenance Mechanic — $13.19 — $27.75
Assembler-Electronic — $13.73 — $17.14
Office Clerk — $ 8.80 — $14.02
Assembler-Production — $8.79 — $13.63
Secretary — $ 9.89 — $15.46
Computer Operator — $10.86 — $23.78
Sheet Metal Worker — $10.19 — $15.05
Computer Programmer — $18.70 — $36.64
Ship-Recving Clerk — $ 9.09 — $ 16.00
Data Entry Operator — $10.21 — $14.26
Systems Analyst — $23.03 — $37.37
Drill or Punch Press — $11.09 — $17.88
Technician — $15.57 — $22.30
Engineer — $24.39 — $36.97
Tool & Die Maker — $14.30 — $25.90
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner — $ 8.73 — $12.25
Warehouse Worker — $10.76 — $17.60
Laborer — $13.87 — $24.92
Welder — $13.57 — $19.58
Machinist — $11.62 — $19.22
Word Processor — $ 8.78 — $16.18

Remarks
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYER & LABOR INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT http://www.redco.org. WAGE RATES 2012 FROM ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Source: REDCO

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