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Industry employment is tabulated as jobs by place-of-work. Keep in mind that people may hold multiple jobs and that each job is counted by its industry.

Average Employment by Sector
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment57,62058,42558,72059,27859,1241,5042.61%
Total Private Employment50,80751,62451,86352,43952,1961,3892.73%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD4556505050N/A
  MiningDDD283030N/A
  Construction3,7453,5303,4693,6883,679-66-1.76%
  Manufacturing9,5739,7749,9189,8339,8672943.07%
  Wholesale Trade2,1602,1772,1722,1252,159-1-0.05%
  Retail Trade7,2507,2757,3177,3557,3691191.64%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,8491,9091,8761,8351,764-85-4.60%
  Utilities307DD00-307-100.00%
  Information4765245235595547816.39%
  Finance and Insurance1,1331,1361,1741,1801,197645.65%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing577577638617588111.91%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,6751,6421,5881,6661,694191.13%
  Mgmt. of Companies155225251289326171110.32%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,7022,7782,4202,4512,271-431-15.95%
  Educational Services2,3282,5122,5972,5522,5572299.84%
  Health Care and Social Assistance7,6018,0118,1928,4528,46686511.38%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation462478426478491296.28%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,2986,2356,2696,2546,120-178-2.83%
  Other Services2,4582,4712,5062,5832,532743.01%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8136,8016,8576,8396,9281151.69%
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Note: D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines. Source: Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of 6/29/18.
Establishments by Sector
 201320142015201620175 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5853,5223,5693,6383,640551.53%
Total Private Establishments3,4773,4153,4503,5173,516391.12%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, HuntD111210800.00%
  MiningDDD33150.00%
  Construction398374377375370-28-7.04%
  Manufacturing1521561611631722013.16%
  Wholesale Trade257245241238232-25-9.73%
  Retail Trade420417406420418-2-0.48%
  Transport. and Warehousing156152159160151-5-3.21%
  Utilities5DD12138160.00%
  Information3636333333-3-8.33%
  Finance and Insurance22822423423723793.95%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing137142151150149128.76%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.385380380403407225.71%
  Mgmt. of Companies2224252627522.73%
  Admin. and Waste Services217202198207206-11-5.07%
  Educational Services3836384144615.79%
  Health Care and Social Assistance317327338340339226.94%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation474440434700.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service318310308312309-9-2.83%
  Other Services337330334345351144.15%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.1081071191211241614.81%
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Note:  Total employment represents the sum of total private sector and total government sector employment.  State and local government schools and hospitals are included in the government total.  Sectors may not sum to the total (or agree with BLS published total employment) due to suppression issues.  D = non-discloseable in compliance with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and/or State of Indiana confidentiality guidelines.  Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics & Indiana Department of Workforce Development, as of July 2018.

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