Work Force

Union County’s history is shaped by the determination and willingness to accept the hard work required to settle and grow the community and lead it into the 21st Century.  With an economy raised on natural resources- ranching, farming and logging, today’s Union County workforce retains the dedication and work ethics of its ancestors.

Today, Union County’s workforce can be described and characterized as skilled and well educated.  With the efforts of the private sector, the State of Oregon Employment Department and Eastern Oregon University, Union County can address workforce needs as the local economy continues to change and grow.

The information provided here can highlight the qualities of the local workforce.  However, the true character of the local workforce is best described by those who rely on them for their business success:

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WORKFORCE PARTICIPATION
Workforce Participation                                                        Labor Participation Rate by Gender
Population 16 yrs+ in Labor Force                                      Labor Participation- Type of Employment
Civilian Employed 16 yrs+ by Industry                             Size of Business by Employment
Civilian Employed 16 yrs+ by Occupation                        Largest Employers
Total Non- Farm Employment                                            Labor Force Commuting Patterns
Total Non Private Covered Employment                          Labor- Management Relations
Estimated Total Potential Labor Force                             Workforce educational attainment
 
WORKFORCE JOB GROWTH PROJECTIONS

Employment Projections                                                       Percent Growth in Industry Employment

WORKFORCE WAGES AND SALARIES
Average Annual Wage/ Salary by Industry                    Covered Employment & Wages
Median Wages by Industry                                                 Average Pay
Average Annual Wage by Occupation                              Mean Hourly Wage
Median Wages by Occupation
 
WORKFORCE PAYROLL TAXES

Workers Compensation                                                        Unemployment Insurance   

 

WORKFORCE EDUCATION RESOURCES/ TRAINING             

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Workforce Data Sources: The date provided on the Union County Workforce is derived from several sources.  The data is summarized.  UCEDC endeavors to maintain the website with the latest data.  However, it is recommended the user refer back to the data source or contact UCEDC to assure access to the latest date updates.

 

Oregon Employment Department- Worksource 

State of Oregon Office of Economics Analysis

U.S. Bureau of Economics Analysis

U.S. Census Bureau

American Community Census (ACS)