Labor

The Demographic Profile is designed to assist Workforce Investment Boards (WIB), economic developers, educators, and other local planners in the development of a vibrant workforce that will continue to meet the needs of the local economy. The social characteristics of the population that follow are age, race, and ethnicity, and gender from the 2010 Census.

Unemployment Rate (Sept 2015)

Extended Market Area 3.4%
Statewide 4.0%
Warren County 3.8%

  

Employment by Industry 4th Quarter 2015

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting

39

Construction

470

Manufacturing

1,009

Retail Trade

1,590

Transportation & Warehousing

1,101

Information

73

Finance & Insurance

251

Real Estate and Rental & Leasing

62

Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs

284

Mgmt of Companies & Enterprises

63

Administrative and Support & Waste Management

742

Educational Services

635

Health Care & Social Assistance

1,595

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation

211

Accommodation & Food Svcs

1,305

Other Svcs (Except Pub Admin)

493

Government Total

1,990

Federal Government

76

State Government

122

Local Government

1,692

Source : Virginia Employment Commission 2015  

 

Major Employers

Manufacturing

Axalta

Automotive Finishes

300-599

Ferguson Enterprises

Plumbing  & Heating Fixtures

300-599

Toray Plastics

Automotive Plastic Foam

100-299

Non-Manufacturing

Family Dollar Stores

Distribution

300-599

Sysco Northeast

Food Services Distribution

300-599

Warren Memorial Hospital

Health Care

300-599

UPS

Parcel Delivery

100-299

FDR Services

Industrial Laundry

100-299

Interbake

Food Services

100-299

Warren County has a civilian labor force of approximately 20,000 people with an additional 350,000 located within a 25-mile radius of the county.

Wages

Occupation

Median Wage

Mean
Wage

Median
Salary

Mean
Salary

Office Clerks, General

$13.88

$14.25

$28,860.00

$29,637.

Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

$11.89

$12.54

$24,721.00

$26,079.00

Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

$20.17

$19.63

$41,956.00

$40,832.00

Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

$10.96

$12.54

$22,812.94

$26,087.47

Customer Service Representatives

$16.40

$16.30

$34,108.00

$33,910.00

Home Health Aides

$10.80

$10.88

$22,464.06

$22,636.32

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

$16.84

$17.04

$35,027.00

$35,452.00

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

$18.95

$18.80

$39,426.00

$39,113.00

Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education

$23.41

$24.31

$48,685.54

$50,562.71

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

$16.50

$16.37

$34,314.00

$34,053.00

General and Operations Managers

$41.42

$50.29

$86,164.44

$104,612.00

First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers

$21.23

$22.84

$44,154.00

$47,511.00

Team Assemblers

$9.49

$12.01

$19,734.00

$24,980.00 

Per Capita Income (2014) = $40,118
Median Family Income (2014) = $71,629
Source : Virginia Economic Development Partnership 2014

Virginia is a Right to Work State.