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Local Area Unemployment Statistics Top
 
Labor Force by WIB - with employment and unemployment
December, 2017 - Not Seasonally Adjusted
 
  Labor Force Employment Unemployment  
      Number Rate
Vermont 343,750 335,250 8,500 2.5
WIB areas   in unemployment rate order
  Lake Champlain 95,500 93,850 1,650 1.7
  Upper Valley 18,200 17,850 350 2.0
  Addison 20,250 19,800 450 2.3
  Central Vermont 42,400 41,350 1,050 2.4
  Windham 19,100 18,650 450 2.4
  Connecticut River Valley 16,900 16,450 450 2.6
  Franklin / Grand Isle 31,150 30,350 800 2.6
  Bradford 7,800 7,600 200 2.6
  Rutland 30,750 29,900 850 2.8
  Bennington 18,300 17,700 550 3.1
  Lamoille Valley 16,100 15,500 550 3.6
  Northeast Kingdom 27,300 26,200 1,100 4.0
 
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Source: Vermont Department of Labor, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
 
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Top
 
All Industries - establishments, jobs, and wages
Bennington County WIB
U.I. Covered Employment & Wages, 2016 annual averages
 
NAICS Industry Sector Establish-
ments
Jobs % of
total
jobs
Total
Wages
Average
Wage
Total Covered - all ownerships 1,528 16,936 100.0 $689,898,370 $40,735
    11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 13 94 0.6 $2,629,999 $27,979
    22 Utilities 5 Not published, but included in subtotals
    23 Construction 169 655 3.9 $27,653,273 $42,240
    31 Manufacturing 79 2,298 13.6 $109,846,364 $47,811
    42 Wholesale trade 60 157 0.9 $9,966,192 $63,479
    44 Retail trade 234 2,715 16.0 $83,038,548 $30,590
    48 Transportation and warehousing 42 279 1.6 $10,769,719 $38,544
    51 Information 37 301 1.8 $15,498,220 $51,489
    52 Finance and insurance 56 296 1.7 $18,450,839 $62,264
    53 Real estate and rental and leasing 46 192 1.1 $7,404,711 $38,583
    54 Professional and technical services 186 439 2.6 $35,150,141 $79,978
    55 Management of companies and enterprises 10 Not published, but included in subtotals
    56 Administrative and waste services 116 702 4.1 $22,165,021 $31,597
    61 Educational services 41 2,157 12.7 $86,671,459 $40,185
    62 Health care and social assistance 131 3,048 18.0 $147,618,159 $48,431
    71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation 34 484 2.9 $12,514,985 $25,831
    72 Accommodation and food services 131 1,846 10.9 $39,095,723 $21,173
    81 Other services, except public administration 107 435 2.6 $10,896,374 $25,030
    92 Public administration 34 515 3.0 $24,986,458 $48,533
 
Detail may not add to total.
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Source: Vermont Department of Labor, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Jobs by Age & Gender of Worker
Total number of jobs on the first day of the quarter
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
             Number of Jobs            Percent of Jobs           Percent of Jobs
           Bennington            Bennington          Vermont
Total   Male   Female     Total   Male   Female     Total   Male   Female  
 
Age of Worker
   All Ages     17,390       8,069       9,321        100.0       46.4       53.6        100.0       49.1       50.9  
   14-18     579       272       307         3.3       1.6       1.8         2.9       1.4       1.5  
   19-21     881       394       487         5.1       2.3       2.8         5.2       2.5       2.7  
   22-24     936       486       450         5.4       2.8       2.6         5.8       2.9       2.9  
   25-34     3,254       1,648       1,607         18.7       9.5       9.2         20.4       10.3       10.1  
   35-44     3,075       1,420       1,655         17.7       8.2       9.5         18.3       9.1       9.2  
   45-54     3,767       1,668       2,099         21.7       9.6       12.1         21.2       10.2       11.0  
   55-64     3,603       1,551       2,052         20.7       8.9       11.8         19.4       9.3       10.1  
   65-99     1,294       631       663         7.4       3.6       3.8         6.9       3.6       3.3  
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Jobs by Industry & Gender of Worker
Total number of jobs on the first day of the quarter
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
              Bennington           Vermont
WIB Top Ten NAICS Sectors WIB   % of        % of
       Industry
VT   % of        % of
       Industry
  Jobs   WIB   Male   Female   Jobs   VT   Male   Female  
62 Health care and social assistance     3,149       18.1       22.2       77.8       53,693       17.7       23.3       76.7  
44 Retail trade     2,678       15.4       44.8       55.1       37,936       12.5       50.4       49.6  
31 Manufacturing     2,469       14.2       66.3       33.7       30,063       9.9       71.3       28.7  
72 Accommodation and food services     2,054       11.8       42.7       57.2       32,544       10.7       45.2       54.8  
61 Educational services     1,906       11.0       31.6       68.4       32,865       10.8       33.9       66.1  
56 Administrative and waste services     881       5.1       70.8       29.2       12,316       4.1       60.0       40.0  
23 Construction     719       4.1       85.8       14.2       17,587       5.8       87.3       12.7  
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     622       3.6       57.4       42.6       5,788       1.9       51.5       48.5  
54 Professional and technical services     470       2.7       45.7       54.5       15,162       5.0       52.8       47.2  
81 Other services, except public administration     457       2.6       41.1       58.9       9,103       3.0       47.8       52.2  
 
WIB Top Ten Sectors 15,405   88.6   45.6   54.4   247,057   81.4   47.4   52.6  
All Sectors 17,390   100.0   46.4   53.6   303,642   100.0   49.1   50.9  
Bennington County WIB share of Vermont Jobs 5.7 %            
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Job Turnover by Age & Gender of Worker
Rate at which stable jobs begin and end
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
            Turnover (%)
           Bennington          Vermont
  Total   Male   Female     Total   Male   Female  
 
Age of Worker
   All Ages     10.5       12.0       9.3         10.3       10.9       9.7  
   14-18     32.0       33.4       30.8         28.6       29.6       27.7  
   19-21     26.8       27.1       26.5         26.3       27.4       25.4  
   22-24     21.6       22.4       20.5         20.0       20.8       19.2  
   25-34     13.4       15.2       11.5         12.3       12.9       11.8  
   35-44     9.1       10.0       8.4         8.5       9.0       8.0  
   45-54     6.9       7.3       6.5         6.9       7.0       6.8  
   55-64     6.7       8.1       5.6         6.8       7.4       6.1  
   65-99     9.8       12.3       7.4         11.2       13.0       9.2  
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Job Turnover by Industry & Gender of Worker
Rate at which stable jobs begin and end
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
              Turnover (%)
WIB Top Ten NAICS Sectors WIB         Bennington        Vermont
  Jobs   Total   Male   Female   Total   Male   Female  
62 Health care and social assistance     3,149       6.9       7.9       6.7       9.3       8.6       9.5  
44 Retail trade     2,678       14.4       15.4       13.5       11.8       11.2       12.4  
31 Manufacturing     2,469       4.7       4.8       4.6       5.4       5.3       5.7  
72 Accommodation and food services     2,054       17.1       18.0       16.4       17.1       16.4       17.7  
61 Educational services     1,906       4.0       4.6       3.6       4.6       5.3       4.3  
56 Administrative and waste services     881       25.4       24.6       27.7       21.0       23.1       17.9  
23 Construction     719       13.4       14.4       7.4       17.3       18.0       12.4  
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     622       33.1       36.6       28.1       28.2       33.4       22.8  
54 Professional and technical services     470       8.2       8.7       7.8       7.6       7.6       7.7  
81 Other services, except public administration     457       10.6       11.2       10.2       10.7       11.3       10.2  
 
All Sectors 17,390   10.5   12.0   9.3   10.3   10.9   9.7  
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Earnings by Age & Gender of Worker
Average monthly earnings of employees with stable jobs
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
         Average Monthly Earnings ($)          Bennington   Female vs Male
           Bennington            vs Vermont (%)   Earnings Ratio (%)
 
Total   Male   Female     Total   Male   Female     Bennington   Vermont    
 
Age of Worker
   All Ages     3,483       3,993       3,038         91.5       90.1       95.3         76.1       71.9  
   14-18     783       847       729        100.1       99.1      101.8         86.1       83.7  
   19-21     1,457       1,611       1,318         97.2       91.8      103.9         81.8       72.3  
   22-24     2,178       2,408       1,939         95.4       96.4       93.9         80.5       82.6  
   25-34     2,968       3,206       2,722         92.5       90.4       95.3         84.9       80.5  
   35-44     3,687       4,296       3,159         88.1       89.4       88.8         73.5       74.0  
   45-54     4,189       5,013       3,523         91.1       91.7       93.3         70.3       69.1  
   55-64     4,146       4,897       3,571         92.4       90.6       98.3         72.9       67.2  
   65-99     2,615       2,985       2,260         86.9       82.1       96.9         75.7       64.2  
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Quarterly Workforce Indicators Top
 
Earnings by Industry & Gender of Worker
Average monthly earnings of employees with stable jobs
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2016
  Bennington
  WIB            Average Monthly Earnings Earnings Ratio
WIB Top Ten NAICS Sectors Jobs          ----- Total ----- Male   Female     Female/Male
  #   $   % of  
VT  
$   $   %    
62 Health care and social assistance     3,149       4,394      113.7       6,427       3,812       59.3    
44 Retail trade     2,678       2,514       97.7       2,932       2,153       73.4    
31 Manufacturing     2,469       4,709       98.1       4,930       4,275*     86.7*  
72 Accommodation and food services     2,054       2,111      105.2       2,350       1,930       82.1    
61 Educational services     1,906       2,649       77.7       3,237       2,374       73.3    
56 Administrative and waste services     881       2,831       87.9       2,974       2,464       82.9    
23 Construction     719       3,539       84.1       3,700       2,615       70.7    
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     622       2,374      104.4       2,523       2,155       85.4    
54 Professional and technical services     470       5,204       83.9       6,882       3,827       55.6    
81 Other services, except public administration     457       2,206       76.6       2,459       2,020       82.1    
 
All Sectors 17,390   3,483   91.5   3,993   3,038   76.1    
 
* - Data significantly distorted, fuzzed value released.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Program, Quarterly Workforce Indicators. Visit QWI Explorer for charts, reports and the full dataset.
 
Labor Exchange Information Top
 
Jobseeker Characteristics
Bennington County WIB
August 2016 - July 2017
 Bennington
  Job
Seekers
% of
total
All Job Seekers 1,408 100.0
   Gender
Female 648 46.0
Male 755 53.6
   Education Status
In School - Middle or High school 55 3.9
In School - Post Secondary school 133 9.4
Not In School - High School graduate 1,005 71.4
Not In School - Not a High School Graduate 187 13.3
   Race
White 1,296 92.0
African American 29 2.1
American Indian and Alaskan Native 7 0.5
Asian 4 0.3
Hawaiian Native and Other Pacific Islander --
 
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Source: Vermont Department of Labor, Labor Exchange Information
 
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Educational & Training Resources
Bennington County WIB
Techinical Training Centers, Colleges, Universities and Professional Schools
 
Bennington College
 One College Drive
 Bennington, VT 05201
 Phone: 802 442-5401
 Toll Free:800 833-6845
 Web site: www.bennington.edu
 
Community College Of Vermont - Bennington
 324 Main St.
 Bennington, VT 05201
 Phone: 802 447-2361
 Toll Free:800 228-6686 (VT only)
 Web site: ccv.edu/location/ccv-bennington
 
Putnam Memorial School of Practical Nursing
 Vermont Technical College - Putnam Campus
 150 Hospital Drive
 Bennington, VT 05201
 Phone: 802 442-8811
 Web site: www.vtc.vsc.edu
 
Southern Vermont College
 982 Mansion Drive
 Bennington, VT 05201
 Phone: 802 442-5427
 Toll Free:800 378-2782
 Web site: www.svc.edu
 
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center
 321 Park St.
 Bennington, VT 05201
 Phone: 802 447-0220
 Web site: www.svcdc.org
 
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    VDOL Resource Centers
    Bennington County WIB
    Vermont Department of Labor local office(s)
     
    Bennington Resource Center
     200 Veterans Memorial Drive, Suite 2
     Bennington, Vt 05201
     Phone:  802 442-6376
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