Greater Hazleton has a highly skilled workforce that has been praised by national companies for its work ethic and productivity.
Whether you're looking for white-collar, blue-collar, or green-collar employees, the Hazleton area and Northeastern Pennsylvania offers a diverse mix of candidates that will meet your employment needs.
You can also download the Greater Hazleton, PA Workforce brochure for additional information.
Professional site selectors, brokers and agents: Get more information! Register with CAN DO for a complete packet of all labor and demographic statistics. (Your privacy is assured. We will never sell or share your personal information.)
The local unemployment rate for Luzerne County.
Hazleton-area commute times are also well below the national averages.
| May 2016 Metropolitan Area Occupational
Employment and Wage Estimates
Scranton / Wilkes-Barre / Hazleton MSA
|Business and Financial Operations Occupations||9,030||$30.67||$63,800||2.7%|
|Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations||4,310||$29.53||$61,430||5.2%|
|Architecture and Engineering Occupations||3,650||$35.19||$73,190||2.9%|
|Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations||1,300||$30.74||$63,940||6.9%|
|Community and Social Services Occupations||4,880||$19.99||$41,580||2.1%|
|Education, Training, and Library Occupations||13,880||$26.31||$54,730||3.6%|
|Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations||2,140||$19.56||$40,680||6.2%|
|Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations||17,400||$32.75||$68,120||3.3%|
|Healthcare Support Occupations||9,590||$14.45||$30,050||1.7%|
|Protective Service Occupations||5,460||$21.49||$44,690||7.7%|
|Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations||21,860||$10.71||$22,270||2.1%|
|Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations||8,210||$12.00||$24,970||2.0%|
|Personal Care and Service Occupations||8,360||$11.30||$23,500||1.6%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||23,550||$16.18||$33,660||2.4%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||44,230||$16.47||$34,260||1.2%|
|Construction and Extraction Occupations||8,800||$21.49||$44,690||2.3%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||9,930||$21.00||$43,690||1.5%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||29,160||$16.52||$34,370||1.6%|
Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics