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PI-26 Education for Employment

Labor Market Statistics

Below is an analysis of the local, regional and state labor market needs.

In Xello, students learn about the education and training requirements for occupations that will fill these needs.

Rock County Largest Insustries 2023

  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Constrution
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
  • Utilities
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Accommodation and Food Services
  • Retal Trade
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Other Service (except Public Administration)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Educational Services
  • Information
  • Real Estate adn Rental and Leasing
  • Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extration

Rock County Job Growth

Top Growing Industries:

  • Transportation and Warehousing 1,000+
  • Construction 600+
  • Manufacturing 500+
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 200+
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting 100+
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 100+
  • Utilities 50+
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises 10+

Southwest Wisconsin Region Hottest Jobs

 

Occupational Group Median Wage Education* Annual Openings
General and Operations Managers $116,682 Batchelor's Degreee 105
Food Service Managers $41,504 High School 43
Logisticans $63,906 Bachelor's Degree 34
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists $57,650 Bachelor's Degree 61
Loan Officer $68,933 Bachelor's Degree 34
Sofware Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers $92,043 Bachelor's Degree 72
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary $84,414 Doctoral / Professional 42
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $65,313 Bachelor's Degree 122
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career Technical Education  $63,649 Bachelor's Degree 57
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career Technical Education $66,457 Bachelor's Degree 75
Coaches, and Scouts $41,204 Bachelor's Degree 34
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers $69,132 High School  54
Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financiual Services and Travle  $54,438 High School 58
Sales Represenatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $67,216 High School 187
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades adn Extraction Workers $72, 858 High School 50
Constrution Laborers  $43,875 No Formal Education 145
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators  $60,203 High School 54
Electricians $84,643 High School 71
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $68,081 High School 43
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians $51,306 High School 39
Industrial Machinery Mechanics $58,332 High School 68
Maintenance and Repair Workers $43,973 High School 153
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers $65,641 High School 115
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers $45,512 High School 129
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material Moving Workers, Exc. Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisor $53,602 High School 60

2020-2023 Long Term Projection for Industry Growth

  • Manufacturing 482,173 jobs added
  • Self Employed and Unpaid Family Workers; all Jobs 166,492 jobs added
  • Trade, Transportation; and Utilities 560,145 jobs added
  • Education and Health Services 697,547 jobs added
  • Leisure and Hospitatlity 283,992 jobs added
  • Constrution133,129 jobs added
  • Government 170,713 jobs added
  • Finacial Activities 156,232 jobs added
  • Professional and Business Services 328,463 jobs added
  • Other  Services (except Government) 154,250 jobs added

Wisconsin Top 10 Hot Jobs

Occupation Title Percent Change Annual Total Openings (4)
Heavey and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 6.61 6,000
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 6.68 4,000
Software Developers and Software Quality Assurance Analysts  18.2 3,500
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 8.59 2,500
General and Operations Managers 7.91 2,500
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 12.63 2,000
Management Analysts 8.5 2,000
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 18.08 2,000
Human Resources Specialists 7.96 1,500
Electricans 11.24 1,500