Workforce Development

Workforce
Labor Market Availability

County Labor Force Unemployment Rate
Wayne
61,600
4.2%
Medina
97,000
5.3%
Summit
272,800
5.3%
Stark
187,000
5.4%
Ashland
25,900
5.0%
Holmes
21,000
3.9%

 

Labor Market Information

Summary Profile for Wayne County including the City of Orrville

  NAICS Code Number of Establishments All Employees Average Annual Wage
31-33 Manufacturing
257
14,724
$38,586
321 Wood Product Manufacturing
34
1,155
$27,931
322 Paper Manufacturing
8
748
$44,789
325 Chemical Manufacturing
7
175
$46,047
326 Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
16
2,703
$38,206
327 Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
125
512
$29,480
331 Primary Metal Manufacturing
10
954
$36,570
332 Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
44
1,772
$38,837
3327 Machine Shop and Threaded Product Manufacturing
14
310
$38,432
333 Machinery Manufacturing
21
596
$36,867
334 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
5
215
$45,468
336 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
17
2,205
$37,902
339 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
11
710
$36,045

 

Labor Cost Information for the City of Orrville

Skill Level Entry Level Range Top Level Range
Unskilled
$10.50–$11.50
$14.00–$14.50
Semi-Skilled
$11.00–$12.50
$15.50–$16.50
Skilled
$13.00–$15.00
$16.50–$20.00
Clerical
$10.50–$12.00
$14.50–$17.00

Workforce Development

Workforce development is an essential part of today’s business operations. The Orrville area provides many types and forms of workforce development assistance.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services provides access to an extensive body of labor market information including employment trends and projections, wage rates, and fringe benefits, as well as Ohio JobNet Online and a statewide network of One-Stop Employment and Training Centers. Wooster is Wayne County’s Center.

Orrville area employers may also call on any of three local educational institutions for workforce development assistance:Wayne County Schools Career Center (WCSCC), The Ohio State University’s Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI), and The University of Akron’s Wayne College. WCSCS is one of Ohio’s 39 full-service centers able to design training programs that match local needs to local resources in order to increase the number of qualified applicants for job openings.

Both ATI and Wayne College are participants in Enterprise Ohio Network, an association of 52 two-year campuses across the State of Ohio that partner with companies and public sector organizations of all kinds everywhere in Ohio to improve quality, productivity, and competitive ability through employee training. Both ATI and Wayne College offer a wide variety of customized training and professional development courses and workshops for workforce development.