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Employment and Occupational Information in Indiana



Snapshot of Employment in Indiana in 2010
2,724,850
Total Employment
10.60 %
Unemployment Rate
$39,020
Average Annual Salary
  • #14 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment.

  • #20 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment growth from the previous year.

  • #35 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #36 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #32 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #35 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #35 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #36 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #36 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages.

  • #38 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages growth from the previous year.

  • #39 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among men.

  • #42 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate.

  • #47 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among women.

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Total Employment for Indiana in 2010
Figure 1. Total Employment
Total Employment by Gender for Indiana in 2010
Figure 2. Employment by Gender
Employment Percent Change for Indiana in 2010 Figure 3. Employment Percent Change
Unemployment Rate for Indiana in 2010 Figure 4. Unemployment Rate
Percent of Civilian Population (16 and above) in Employment in Indiana in 2010 Figure 5. Percentage of Civilian Population in Employment


Indiana
United States
Total Employment
2,724,850
127,097,160
Total Employment Amount Change from 2009 to 2010
-62,930
-3,550,450
Total Employment Percent Change from 2009 to 2010
-0.02 %
-0.03 %
Percent of Women Employed
52.30 %
53.60 %
Percent of Men Employed
62.10 %
58.50 %
Unemployment Rate
10.60 %
9.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Women
9.70 %
8.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Men
11.40 %
10.50 %
Table 1. Employment Information for Indiana


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Salary Information for Indiana
Annual Salary Distribution for Indiana in 2010 Figure 6. Annual Salary Distribution
Hourly Wage Distribution for Indiana in 2010 Figure 7. Hourly Wage Distribution
Average Annual Salary for Indiana in 2010 Figure 8. Average Annual Salary
Average Hourly Wage for Indiana in 2010 Figure 9. Average Hourly Wage
Wage Increase Percent for Indiana in 2010 Figure 10. Average Annual Wage Percent Change


Indiana
United States
Average Annual Salary
$39,020
$44,410
Average Hourly Wage
$18.76
$21.35
Average Annual Salary Change from 2009 to 2010
0.02 %
0.02 %
Table 2. Salary Information for Indiana


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VIEW ALL INDIANA OCCUPATIONS HERE
HIGHEST PAYING OCCUPATIONS
1. Management Occupations: $90,890
2. Legal Occupations: $73,470
3. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: $65,590
4. Computer and Mathematical Occupations: $64,170
5. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: $63,790
Table 3. Highest Paying Indiana Occupations

FASTEST GROWING SALARIES
1. Legal Occupations: 0.06 %
2. Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations: 0.03 %
3. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 0.03 %
4. Sales and Related Occupations: 0.03 %
5. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.03 %
Table 4. Indiana Occupations with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR OCCUPATIONS
1. Office and Administrative Support Occupations: 15.32 %
2. Production Occupations: 11.29 %
3. Sales and Related Occupations: 10.37 %
4. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 9.30 %
5. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations: 8.63 %
Table 5. Popular Indiana Occupations
(Percentage of Total Employment for the State)
FASTEST GROWING EMPLOYMENT
1. Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations: 0.09 %
2. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.04 %
3. Healthcare Support Occupations: 0.04 %
4. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: 0.03 %
5. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.02 %
Table 6. Indiana Occupations with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Indiana Metro Areas Information


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HIGHEST PAYING METRO AREAS
1. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN: $42,710
2. Kokomo, IN: $42,200
3. Columbus, IN: $41,500
4. Gary, IN: $39,680
5. Lafayette, IN: $39,380
Table 7. Metro Areas with the Highest Salaries

METRO AREAS WITH FASTEST GROWING WAGES
1. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN: 0.04 %
2. Kokomo, IN: 0.03 %
3. Terre Haute, IN: 0.03 %
4. Lafayette, IN: 0.02 %
5. Muncie, IN: 0.02 %
Table 8. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR METRO AREAS
1. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN: 852,240
2. Gary, IN: 258,120
3. Fort Wayne, IN: 194,770
4. Evansville, IN: 166,480
5. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN: 124,270
Table 9. Metro Areas with Highest Employment
FASTEST GROWING METRO AREAS
1. Kokomo, IN: 0.00 %
2. Elkhart-Goshen, IN: 0.00 %
3. Evansville, IN: -0.01 %
4. Anderson, IN: -0.01 %
5. Terre Haute, IN: -0.02 %
Table 10. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Indiana Business Statistics Information
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN : 33,970
2. Fort Wayne, IN : 8,994
3. Evansville, IN: 7,248
4. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN: 5,964
5. Elkhart-Goshen, IN : 4,486
Table 11. Metro Areas with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST CONCENTRATION OF ESTABLISHMENTS
1. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN : 1.29
2. Evansville, IN: 1.21
3. Fort Wayne, IN : 1.2
4. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN: 1.18
5. Terre Haute, IN : 1.17
Table 12. Metro Areas with the Highest Number of Establishments Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Elkhart-Goshen, IN : 27.1
2. Columbus, IN : 25.69
3. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN : 23.42
4. Evansville, IN: 23.4
5. South Bend-Mishawaka, IN: 22.01
Table 13. Metro Areas with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Columbus, IN : $1,053,827
2. Indianapolis-Carmel, IN : $972,527
3. Elkhart-Goshen, IN : $876,565
4. Evansville, IN: $828,090
5. Kokomo, IN : $785,333
Table 14. Metro Areas with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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Indiana Industry Business Statistics Information
LARGEST EMPLOYMENT
1. Manufacturing: 19.99%
2. Health care and social assistance: 14.35%
3. Retail trade: 12.63%
4. Accommodation and food services: 9.94%
5. Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services: 6.54%
Table 15. Local Industries with the Largest Employment (2008)
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Other services (except public administration): 15,401
2. Construction: 15,175
3. Retail trade: 13,676
4. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 12,116
5. Health care and social assistance: 10,690
Table 16. Local Industries with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Utilities: 86.63
2. Management of companies and enterprises: 76.02
3. Manufacturing: 66.38
4. Information: 40.67
5. Educational services: 39.96
Table 17. Local Industries with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Management of companies and enterprises: $6,925,117
2. Utilities: $6,054,429
3. Manufacturing: $3,026,136
4. Information: $1,924,670
5. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: $1,863,239
Table 18. Local Industries with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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Further Information on Employment and Occupations in Indiana


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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor and U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce


INDIANA METRO AREAS


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