Advertisement


Home :: States

Employment and Occupational Information in Vermont



Snapshot of Employment in Vermont in 2010
286,990
Total Employment
6.20 %
Unemployment Rate
$42,030
Average Annual Salary
  • #4 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • #50 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment.

Back to top

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


Vermont
United States
Total Employment
286,990
127,097,160
Total Employment Amount Change from 2009 to 2010
-7,130
-3,550,450
Total Employment Percent Change from 2009 to 2010
-0.02 %
-0.03 %
Percent of Women Employed
63.60 %
53.60 %
Percent of Men Employed
69.30 %
58.50 %
Unemployment Rate
6.20 %
9.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Women
5.20 %
8.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Men
7.10 %
10.50 %
Table 1. Employment Information for Vermont


Back to top

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


Vermont
United States
Average Annual Salary
$42,030
$44,410
Average Hourly Wage
$20.21
$21.35
Average Annual Salary Change from 2009 to 2010
0.03 %
0.02 %
Table 2. Salary Information for Vermont


Back to top



VIEW ALL VERMONT OCCUPATIONS HERE
HIGHEST PAYING OCCUPATIONS
1. Management Occupations: $91,610
2. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: $74,310
3. Legal Occupations: $71,910
4. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: $70,740
5. Computer and Mathematical Occupations: $67,150
Table 3. Highest Paying Vermont Occupations

FASTEST GROWING SALARIES
1. Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations: 0.08 %
2. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.05 %
3. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.04 %
4. Personal Care and Service Occupations: 0.04 %
5. Sales and Related Occupations: 0.04 %
Table 4. Vermont Occupations with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR OCCUPATIONS
1. Office and Administrative Support Occupations: 14.92 %
2. Sales and Related Occupations: 9.72 %
3. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 9.11 %
4. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 8.30 %
5. Production Occupations: 6.81 %
Table 5. Popular Vermont Occupations
(Percentage of Total Employment for the State)
FASTEST GROWING EMPLOYMENT
1. Computer and Mathematical Occupations: 0.10 %
2. Community and Social Service Occupations: 0.09 %
3. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.07 %
4. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: 0.03 %
5. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.02 %
Table 6. Vermont Occupations with the Fastest Growing Employment


Back to top

Vermont Industry Business Statistics Information
LARGEST EMPLOYMENT
1. Health care and social assistance: 17.93%
2. Retail trade: 14.92%
3. Manufacturing: 13.4%
4. Accommodation and food services: 11.27%
5. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 7.43%
Table 7. Local Industries with the Largest Employment (2008)
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Construction: 3,025
2. Retail trade: 2,866
3. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 2,100
4. Other services (except public administration): 1,975
5. Health care and social assistance: 1,762
Table 8. Local Industries with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Utilities: 86.83
2. Management of companies and enterprises: 44.12
3. Educational services: 40.61
4. Manufacturing: 35.54
5. Health care and social assistance: 27.73
Table 9. Local Industries with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Utilities: $7,891,087
2. Management of companies and enterprises: $3,262,600
3. Manufacturing: $1,622,788
4. Educational services: $1,114,820
5. Finance and insurance: $1,034,930
Table 10. Local Industries with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


Back to top

Further Information on Employment and Occupations in Vermont


Please click on one of the links below to get further information on the following subjects:

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


VERMONT METRO AREAS


Explore local information by clicking on one of the Vermont metro areas below.

Back to top





Advertisement