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Local Area Unemployment Statistics Top
 
Labor Force by WIB - with employment and unemployment
August, 2017 - Not Seasonally Adjusted
 
  Labor Force Employment Unemployment  
      Number Rate
Vermont 349,100 338,600 10,500 3.0
WIB areas   in unemployment rate order
  Lake Champlain 97,050 94,650 2,400 2.5
  Lake Champlain 97,050 94,650 2,400 2.5
  Upper Valley 18,600 18,150 450 2.5
  Upper Valley 18,600 18,150 450 2.5
  Bradford 8,200 7,950 200 2.7
  Bradford 8,200 7,950 200 2.7
  Central Vermont 42,550 41,350 1,200 2.8
  Central Vermont 42,550 41,350 1,200 2.8
  Addison 21,150 20,550 600 2.9
  Addison 21,150 20,550 600 2.9
  Connecticut River Valley 16,650 16,150 500 3.0
  Connecticut River Valley 16,650 16,150 500 3.0
  Franklin / Grand Isle 31,850 30,900 950 3.0
  Franklin / Grand Isle 31,850 30,900 950 3.0
  Windham 19,200 18,600 600 3.0
  Windham 19,200 18,600 600 3.0
  Lamoille Valley 16,350 15,800 550 3.3
  Lamoille Valley 16,350 15,800 550 3.3
  Rutland 31,100 30,000 1,100 3.5
  Rutland 31,100 30,000 1,100 3.5
  Bennington 18,500 17,800 750 3.9
  Bennington 18,500 17,800 750 3.9
  Northeast Kingdom 27,900 26,750 1,200 4.3
  Northeast Kingdom 27,900 26,750 1,200 4.3
 
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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 Sectors 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
 
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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 2015
             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     16,997       7,851       9,146        100.0       46.2       53.8        100.0       49.2       50.8  
   14-18     520       226       294         3.1       1.3       1.7         2.8       1.3       1.5  
   19-21     832       410       422         4.9       2.4       2.5         5.1       2.4       2.7  
   22-24     944       444       500         5.6       2.6       2.9         6.1       3.0       3.1  
   25-34     3,189       1,592       1,597         18.8       9.4       9.4         20.0       10.1       9.8  
   35-44     2,962       1,364       1,598         17.4       8.0       9.4         18.4       9.2       9.2  
   45-54     3,811       1,676       2,135         22.4       9.9       12.6         21.8       10.4       11.3  
   55-64     3,471       1,515       1,956         20.4       8.9       11.5         19.3       9.3       10.0  
   65-99     1,269       624       645         7.5       3.7       3.8         6.6       3.4       3.2  
 
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
 
Jobs by Industry & Gender of Worker
Total number of jobs on the first day of the quarter
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2015
              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     3,189       18.8       21.4       78.5       53,354       17.7       23.1       76.9  
44 Retail trade     2,655       15.6       45.0       55.0       37,695       12.5       50.4       49.6  
31 Manufacturing     2,653       15.6       66.2       33.8       30,960       10.3       70.8       29.2  
72 Accommodation and food services     1,891       11.1       43.0       57.0       31,773       10.6       45.6       54.4  
61 Educational services     1,766       10.4       32.2       67.8       32,019       10.6       34.2       65.8  
23 Construction     684       4.0       84.5       15.5       17,413       5.8       87.5       12.5  
56 Administrative and waste services     660       3.9       68.2       31.8       11,992       4.0       58.8       41.2  
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     627       3.7       56.3       43.9       5,436       1.8       52.4       47.6  
54 Professional and technical services     482       2.8       44.6       55.4       15,125       5.0       52.2       47.8  
81 Other services, except public administration     449       2.6       41.9       58.1       9,083       3.0       48.2       51.7  
 
WIB Top Ten Sectors 15,056   88.6   45.2   54.8   244,850   81.3   47.4   52.6  
All Sectors 16,997   100.0   46.2   53.8   301,001   100.0   49.2   50.8  
Bennington County WIB share of Vermont Jobs 5.6 %            
 
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 2015
            Turnover (%)
           Bennington          Vermont
  Total   Male   Female     Total   Male   Female  
 
Age of Worker
   All Ages     10.4       11.8       9.2         10.3       11.2       9.4  
   14-18     37.7       40.3       35.9         30.6       32.5       28.9  
   19-21     27.4       29.2       25.3         27.5       27.9       27.1  
   22-24     20.1       22.2       18.3         20.8       21.9       19.8  
   25-34     12.8       15.0       10.6         12.3       13.2       11.3  
   35-44     8.0       8.7       7.5         8.2       8.9       7.4  
   45-54     7.0       7.3       6.7         6.6       7.0       6.2  
   55-64     6.6       7.6       5.7         6.6       7.5       5.7  
   65-99     9.8       12.3       7.6         11.5       13.6       9.3  
 
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
 
Job Turnover by Industry & Gender of Worker
Rate at which stable jobs begin and end
 
Bennington County WIB
3rd Quarter 2015
              Turnover (%)
WIB Top Ten NAICS Sectors WIB         Bennington        Vermont
  Jobs   Total   Male   Female   Total   Male   Female  
62 Health care and social assistance     3,189       7.2       7.5       7.1       8.0       7.8       8.0  
44 Retail trade     2,655       10.3       9.9       10.6       11.5       10.8       12.3  
31 Manufacturing     2,653       6.0       6.2       5.4       6.2       5.9       6.9  
72 Accommodation and food services     1,891       15.7       17.0       14.7       18.4       18.3       18.6  
61 Educational services     1,766       4.0       4.6       3.7       4.3       5.0       4.0  
23 Construction     684       13.9       15.1       8.0       17.6       18.4       12.3  
56 Administrative and waste services     660       30.8       29.7       33.4       22.1       24.3       19.0  
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     627       40.4       44.4       35.4       29.8       35.3       23.8  
54 Professional and technical services     482       7.4       7.7       7.2       7.8       8.0       7.5  
81 Other services, except public administration     449       8.0       7.9       7.9       11.6       12.0       11.2  
 
All Sectors 16,997   10.4   11.8   9.2   10.3   11.2   9.4  
 
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 2015
         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     3,318       3,856       2,857         92.7       91.8       96.0         74.1       70.9  
   14-18     708       762       669         91.7       89.6       95.0         87.8       82.8  
   19-21     1,330       1,468       1,192         92.9       88.2       97.3         81.2       73.6  
   22-24     1,975       2,307       1,676         93.2       98.2       88.8         72.6       80.3  
   25-34     2,790       3,054       2,527         93.2       92.1       95.2         82.7       80.0  
   35-44     3,619       4,223       3,113         91.5       91.9       93.9         73.7       72.1  
   45-54     3,996       4,846       3,327         92.7       93.6       95.2         68.7       67.5  
   55-64     3,895       4,647       3,300         92.5       91.2       97.6         71.0       66.3  
   65-99     2,619       2,998       2,251         92.0       89.0       98.8         75.1       67.6  
 
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 2015
  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     3,189       4,069      112.3       6,104       3,526       57.8    
44 Retail trade     2,655       2,547      101.5       3,075       2,109       68.6    
31 Manufacturing     2,653       4,271       92.8       4,500       3,820       84.9    
72 Accommodation and food services     1,891       2,000      105.8       2,254       1,805       80.1    
61 Educational services     1,766       2,655       84.9       3,153       2,419       76.7    
23 Construction     684       3,240       81.7       3,377       2,509       74.3    
56 Administrative and waste services     660       2,591       85.5       2,756       2,190       79.5    
71 Arts, entertainment, and recreation     627       2,293      111.8       2,616       1,867       71.4    
54 Professional and technical services     482       5,103       90.2       6,796       3,708       54.6    
81 Other services, except public administration     449       2,030       74.5       2,282       1,842       80.7    
 
All Sectors 16,997   3,318   92.7   3,856   2,857   74.1    
 
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
December 2015 - November 2016
 Bennington
  Job
Seekers
% of
total
All Job Seekers 1,617 100.0
   Gender
Female 766 47.4
Male 838 51.8
   Education Status
In School - Middle or High school 66 4.1
In School - Post Secondary school 138 8.5
Not In School - High School graduate 1,142 70.6
Not In School - Not a High School Graduate 211 13.0
   Race
White 1,477 91.3
African American 34 2.1
American Indian and Alaskan Native 6 0.4
Asian 5 0.3
Hawaiian Native and Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1
 
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Source: Vermont Department of Labor, Labor Exchange Information
 
Vermont Department of Education Top
 
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: www.ccv.edu/locations/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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