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Workforce Profile

Humboldt County is proud to provide a stable workforce.  With a strong industrial base, commercial, education and healthcare services, Humboldt County has career opportunities for everyone!  For more information on the data listed below, or for the full Laborshed Report, please Contact Us

Employment Status (Estimated Total)*
Employed  *Unemployed  Homemakers   Retired
 79.5% (41,418)  7.9% (4,116)  7.2% (3,751)  5.4% (2,813)
 
Percent Likely to Change/Accept Employment
23.9% 56.3% 44.8% 36.4%

*Employment status is self-identified by the survey respondent.  The unemployment percentage above does not reflect the unemployment rate published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which applies a stricter definition.


Median Wages by Industry
  Median Wages
Occupational Title  Annual Salary Hourly Wage
All Occupations $42,045 $20.21
Farming, Fishing & Forestry  $31,623 $15.20
Food Service Manager $40,978 $19.70
Education $48,491 $23.31
Business & Financial Operations $58,459 $28.11
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical $69,363 $33.35
Production Occupations $34,858 $17.22
Construction & Extraction $43,107 $20.72
Community & Social Services $44,254 $21.28
Office & Administrative Support $33,222 $15.97
First Line Supervisor of Food Prep. & Serving $32,332 $15.54
Cook, Institution and Cafeteria $24,821 $11.93
Retail Salespersons $26,538 $12.76
Office Clerks, General $32,159 $15.46

For a complete listing of Wage Information for Humboldt County please click here.  

Unemployment Rate:  3.9%  
as of March, 2021

For a summary of the Humboldt County Laborshed information, please click here.