Labor Force Costs

Workforce Advantages

We know that people are the engine of your business, and that the cost and supply of talented labor is often one of the most important considerations in a business expansion decision. With a labor pool of over 1.1 million qualified workers in the Cincinnati region, Clermont County has access to the people you need.

Based on its population size, Clermont County is adding jobs faster in most occupational groups and has lower salary costs than the national average. The table below illustrates current data on our fastest growing industries with current average annual earnings.

Industry Employment Average Annual Wages Location Quotient Annual % Change
2011-2016Clermont County
Annual % Change
2011-2016USA
Manufacturing 6,083 $62,560 1.13 4.4% 1.3%
Waste Management & Remediation Services 3,728 $29,515 0.90 7.5% 2.9%
Construction 4,643 $42,241 1.34 4.1% 2.4%
Transportation & Warehousing 2,764 $55,589 1.06 4.8% 2.2%
Accommodation & Food Services 6,567 $15,692 1.16 1.8% 3.0%
Health Care & Social Assistance 6,848 $37,315 0.76 1.5% 2.3%
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 3,198 $59,709 0.76 2.7% 2.5%
Wholesale Trade 2,440 $79,924 0.95 3.1% 1.4%
Retail Trade 9,697 $26,960 1.39 0.6% 1.5%
Finance & Insurance 3,317 $67,469 1.30 1.7% 0.9%
Management of Companies & Enterprises 518 $70,220 0.62 11.6% 3.5%
Source: JobsEQ, Data as of 2016 Q1
 Click here for the Industry Growth Snapshot- Complete List (PDF 85 kB)

For more information on the occupations within the top fastest growing industries, click on the appropriate link below to view a detailed report.

Opportunities to increase the size and strength of your workforce increase significantly when more than 194,000 bright minds graduate each year from 300+ colleges and universities within a 200-mile radius of our region. For more information on educational and training resources available to your business, click here.