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
 77.5% (39,421)  7.2% (3,662)  7.9% (4,018)  7.4% (3,764)
Percent Likely to Change/Accept Employment
24% 75% 35.5% 20%
*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
  Annual Salary Hourly Wage
All Employed  $65,000 $15.00
Agriculture, Forestry & Mining $62,500 $12.00
Education $49,000 $11.75
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate $58,500 **
Healthcare & Social Services $70,000 $13.12
Manufacturing $76,000 $16.20
** Insufficient survey data/refused

Unemployment Rate:  2.1%

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