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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
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Employment58,72059,27859,12660,78061,7142,9945.10%
Total Private Employment51,86352,43952,19853,74454,6952,8325.46%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt565050446047.14%
  MiningD2830283030N/A
  Construction3,4693,6883,6834,4794,7311,26236.38%
  Manufacturing9,9189,8339,8679,9789,861-57-0.57%
  Wholesale Trade2,1722,1252,1592,1472,138-34-1.57%
  Retail Trade7,3177,3557,3647,6787,7254085.58%
  Transport. and Warehousing1,8761,8351,7651,7521,820-56-2.99%
  UtilitiesDDDDD0N/A
  Information523559554535561387.27%
  Finance and Insurance1,1741,1801,1971,1871,214403.41%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing638617589644665274.23%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.1,5881,6661,6941,6931,7141267.93%
  Mgmt. of Companies25128932631136711646.22%
  Admin. and Waste Services2,4202,4512,2722,5042,74932913.60%
  Educational Services2,5972,5522,5572,4712,419-178-6.85%
  Health Care and Social Assistance8,1928,4528,4668,6838,8256337.73%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation426478491407442163.76%
  Accommodation and Food Service6,2696,2546,1226,1756,4451762.81%
  Other Services2,5062,5832,5322,5682,501-5-0.20%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.6,8576,8396,9287,0367,0191622.36%
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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 5/28/20.
Establishments by Sector
 201520162017201820195 Year
Change
5 Year
% Change
Total Establishments3,5693,6383,6303,6723,7361674.68%
Total Private Establishments3,4503,5173,5063,5533,6141644.75%
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunt12108111200.00%
  MiningD3333150.00%
  Construction377375370394399225.84%
  Manufacturing1611631721771791811.18%
  Wholesale Trade241238232227225-16-6.64%
  Retail Trade406420417427439338.13%
  Transport. and Warehousing15916015215116453.14%
  UtilitiesDDDDD17.69%
  Information3333333537412.12%
  Finance and Insurance234237235230232-2-0.85%
  Real Estate, Rental, Leasing15115014714815100.00%
  Professional and Tech. Servs.380403405406406266.84%
  Mgmt. of Companies252626252614.00%
  Admin. and Waste Services19820720619320131.52%
  Educational Services3841444547923.68%
  Health Care and Social Assistance338340338354358205.92%
  Arts, Entertain., and Recreation4043474948820.00%
  Accommodation and Food Service308312310319331237.47%
  Other Services334345350347344102.99%
Federal, State, & Local Govt.11912112411912232.52%
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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 May 2020.

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