Log in Register

Login to your account

Username
Password *

Create an account

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.
Name
Username
Password *
Verify password *
Email *
Verify email *
Captcha *

One S. Church Street, Suite 200, Hazleton, PA 18201
p: 570.455.1508   f: 570.454.7787

Labor Statistics

Greater Hazleton has a highly skilled workforce that has been praised by national companies for its work ethic and productivity.

Whether you're looking for white-collar, blue-collar, or green-collar employees, the Hazleton area and Northeastern Pennsylvania offers a diverse mix of candidates that will meet your employment needs.

You can also download the Greater Hazleton, PA Workforce brochure for additional information.

Professional site selectors, brokers and agents: Get more information! Register with CAN DO for a complete packet of all labor and demographic statistics. (Your privacy is assured. We will never sell or share your personal information.)

employment by occupation

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey

 

The local unemployment rate for Luzerne County.

lmi web

Source: PA Department of Labor & Industry, Center for Workforce Information & Analysis

 

Hazleton-area commute times are also well below the national averages.

commute times

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 American Community Survey

 

Wages

 
May 2016 Metropolitan Area Occupational
Employment and Wage Estimates
Scranton / Wilkes-Barre / Hazleton MSA
Occupation Employment
Mean Hourly
Mean Annual
Mean RSE
All Occupations 256,640 $19.97 $41,530 1.2%
Management Occupations 7,950 $49.69 $103,360 1.5%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 9,030 $30.67 $63,800 2.7%
Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 4,310 $29.53 $61,430 5.2%
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 3,650 $35.19 $73,190 2.9%
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,300 $30.74 $63,940 6.9%
Community and Social Services Occupations 4,880 $19.99 $41,580 2.1%
Legal Occupations 1,290 $31.08 $64,640 7.9%
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 13,880 $26.31 $54,730 3.6%
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 2,140 $19.56 $40,680 6.2%
Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 17,400 $32.75 $68,120 3.3%
Healthcare Support Occupations 9,590 $14.45 $30,050 1.7%
Protective Service Occupations 5,460 $21.49 $44,690 7.7%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,860 $10.71 $22,270 2.1%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 8,210 $12.00 $24,970 2.0%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 8,360 $11.30 $23,500 1.6%
Sales and Related Occupations 23,550 $16.18 $33,660 2.4%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 44,230 $16.47 $34,260 1.2%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 8,800 $21.49 $44,690 2.3%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 9,930 $21.00 $43,690 1.5%
Production Occupations 21,550 $17.11 $35,590 2.6%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 29,160 $16.52 $34,370 1.6%
Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Business Financing

CAN-DO-financing-web-logo

Receive assistance with business financing from CAN DO.

Cranberry Creek

Cranberry Creek

Residential, retail and entertainment options at this 366-acre park.

CAN DO Foundation

communique-hd

Making a positive difference to the present and future well-being of the Hazleton area.

CAN BE, Inc.

CAN BE

Assistance for today's entrepreneurs from CAN BE, Inc.