Jefferson Parish is the most economically viable community in Louisiana, leading the state in job growth. It also led the nation in job growth for the quarter ending September 2006 according to a report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in April 2007. The area is not only the region’s economic engine, but boasts the largest population in the state. This makes for an educated and diverse workforce – a benefit that continues to draw new business to the Parish.
Here are just a few of the facts:
If your business needs a skilled and affordable workforce, there’s no place like Jefferson Parish.
The table below gives the average annual wage of various occupations by Metropolitan Statistical Area; rate and employment by industry. Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006