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Discover the regions exceptionally skilled workforce.

Whether you’re looking for skilled laborers or senior-level executives, we have what you need in Hampton Roads. The annual infusion of military personnel transitioning into our civilian labor pool makes our region a unique place to find qualified talent. When you further consider our exceptional colleges, universities, trade and medical schools, Hampton Roads is the clear choice for today’s workforce needs.

Explore - Labor Force ANALYTICS 

 

The dashboard below provides an interactive user experience developed to highlight and analyze regional occupations within Hampton Roads, Virginia. Uncover the region's fastest growing and highest paid occupational mix by applying filters related to hourly earnings and historical/forecasted growth.

 

 

More technically, a user can engage the platform to build a custom prototypical business operation. As an example, a typical office operation might employ: Human Resource Managers, Accountants, Customer Service Representatives, and Computer Support Specialists.

 

To build this custom dashboard, single click the upper “Occupation Title” drop down menu and uncheck “All”. This will provide a black canvas from which a user can begin. Once the occupations have been cleared, type a specific keyword or occupation title, i.e. “Computer” or “Computer Support Specialist.” Check mark the box beside the occupation of interest. Continue in this fashion until all of the desired occupations have been identified. Single click the drop-down arrow to display to dashboard. 

 

Source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI) 2017.4 Class of Worker

 

Age of Workforce in Hampton Roads
Age Range* Percent of Population
Under 18 22.1%
18-34

27.9%

35-54 25.5%
55+ 24.5%
Median Age** 36
Gender**  
Male 49.1%
Female 50.8%

*Esri Business Analyst Online, 2016 Detailed Age Profile
**Esri Business Analyst Online, 2016 Forecast

Educational Attainment of Workforce ages 25-64
Hampton Roads Percent
At Least a High School Diploma

90.8%

At Least Some College 65.8%
Associate's Degree Only 9.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.8%
United States  
At Least a High School Diploma 87.1%
At Least Some College 59.5%
Associate's Degree Only 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.5%

Esri Business Analyst Online, 2016 Market Profile

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