WDR Region 2

Report
WDR Region 2
Labor Market Information
Planning for the Future
Tonya Lee
Alabama Department of Industrial Relations
Labor Market Information Division
WDR Region 2
Industry Information
Local Employment Household Dynamics Program
Partnership between AL Department of Industrial Relations
& the US Census Bureau
http://www2.dir.state.al.us/workforcedev/Default.aspx
http://lehd.did.census.gov/led/
WDR Region 2
Between 2007 qtr 1 & 2008 qtr 1 Region 2 grew close to 4%
While the state barely showed growth at .3%
355,000
352,689
350,000
345,000
343,958
340,000
339,267
335,000
331,296
330,000
325,000
324,495
323,250
320,000
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
WDR Region 2
Largest Drop in Employment
from 2007qtr1 to 2008qtr1
Industries
515 Broadcasting (except Internet)
315 Apparel Manufacturing
721 Accommodation
481 Air Transportation
484 Truck Transportation
321 Wood Product Manufacturing
423 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
314 Textile Product Mills
325 Chemical Manufacturing
531 Real Estate
Percent Drop in Emp
-20.79
-12.74
-10.68
-9.09
-6.53
-6.34
-5.30
-4.88
-4.59
-4.45
WDR Region 2
Top 10 Industries
2008 qtr 1
Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services
Food Services & Drinking Places
Administrative & Support Services
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
General Merchandise Stores
Ambulatory Healthcare Services
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing
Food Manufacturing
Specialty Trade Contractors
Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
WDR Region 2
Commuting Information
Local Employment Household Dynamics Program
On The Map
Partnership between AL Department of Industrial Relations
& the US Census Bureau
http://www2.dir.state.al.us/workforcedev/Default.aspx
http://lehdmap3.did.census.gov/themap3/
WDR Region 2
In 2006…
Out Commuters
Just over 13% of the workers living in Region 2
commute out of the region to work.
About 2.5% of the workers living in Region 2
work in another state.
In Commuters
3% of the people working in Region 2 live in
another state.
Just over 17% of the people working in Region 2 live
outside the region & commute in to work.
WDR Region 2
4.5% of the people working in Region 2 in
Goods Producing industries live in another state.
3.1% from TN, 2,912
WDR Region 2
Locations of Work for People Living in Jackson County working in
Trade, Transportation, & Utilities Industries
About 11.4% of the
workers living in Jackson
County work in another
state.
About 12.9% of the
workers living in Jackson
County who work in
Trade, Transportation, &
Utilities industries work in
other states.
WDR Region 2
Residences of People commuting between 75 & 100 miles
into Huntsville to work.
Over 4,300 people
commute into the city of
Huntsville from another
state to work, 85% of
them from TN.
Just over 6,000 people
commute between 75 &
100 miles into Huntsville
to work.
WDR Region 2
Skills
Knowledge
Work Activities
Skills Projections 2016
AL Department of Industrial Relations
Labor Market Information Division
WDR Region 2
High demand Occupations 2016
Computer Software Engineers, Applications
Aerospace Engineers
Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts
Customer Service Representatives
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer Hardware Engineers
Management Analysts
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Registered Nurses
Welding, Sold., & Brazing Mach. Set., Oper., & Tend.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software
Medical and Public Health Social Workers
Logisticians
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
Physical Therapists
Bill and Account Collectors
Personal Financial Advisors
Family and General Practitioners
Industrial Engineers
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers
Dental Hygienists
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
Clergy
Occupational Therapists
Veterinarians
Medical and Health Services Managers
Database Administrators
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
Medical Assistants
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval
Training and Development Specialists
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
Technical Writers
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Home Health Aides
Surgical Technologists
Dental Assistants
Team Assemblers
WDR Region 2
High Demand Occupations
Skills in Demand
Skills
Description
Reading
Understanding written sentences & paragraphs in work related
Comprehension documents.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time
Active Listening to understand the points being made, asking questions as
appropriate, & not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Understanding the implications of new information for both
Active Learning
current & future problem-solving & decision-making.
Coordination
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs
Writing
of the audience
Basic Skills Social Skills Resource Management Skills Systems Skills Technical Skills
Percent
Change
Avg Annual
Openings
19.25
2,340
18.95
2,250
19.14
2,195
15.03
19
20.35
2,025
Complex Problem Solving Skills
WDR Region 2
Highest Demand Occupations
Top Knowledge Requirements in Demand
Knowledge
Customer and Personal
Service
English Language
Education and Training
Avg Annual Skills Gap
Openings
Index
Description
Knowledge of principles & processes for providing customer &
personal services. This includes customer needs assessment,
meeting quality standards for services, & evaluation of cust omer
satisfaction.
Knowledge of the structure & content of the English language
including the meaning & spelling of words, rules of composition, &
grammar.
Knowledge of principles & methods for curriculum & training design,
teaching & instruction for indiv iduals & groups, & the measurement
of training effects.
1,795
100.00
1,250
96.97
1,120
93.94
Computers and
Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic
equipment, & computer hardware & software, including applications
& programming.
955
90.91
Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmat ic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, &
their applications.
680
87.88
Business & Manufacturing Engineering & Mathematics Health Education &
Management & Production
Technology
& Science Services
Training
Arts &
Humanities
Law & Public
Communications Transportation
Safety
WDR Region 2
All Occupations
Fastest Growing Skills
Skills
Description
Judgment and Decision
Making
Weighing the relative costs and benefits of a potential action
Technology Design
Programming
Systems Evaluation
Operations Analysis
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve
user needs
Writing computer programs for various purposes
Looking at many indicators of system performance taking into
account their accuracy
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
Basic Skills Social Skills Resource Management Skills Systems Skills Technical Skills
Percent
Change
Avg Annual
Openings
25.49
1,315
25.30
1,070
25.03
315
23.40
1,365
22.94
1,895
Complex Problem Solving Skills
WDR Region 2
All Occupations
Fastest Growing Knowledge Requirements
Percent Avg Annual
Change Openings
Knowledge
Description
Telecommunications
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and
operation of telecommunication systems
Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions, including
Philosophy and Theology their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs and
practices and their impact on human culture
Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and
treat injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms,
Medicine and Dentistry
treatment alternatives, drug properties, interactions, and preventive
health-care measures
Knowledge of human behavior & performance; individual differences
in ability, personality, & interests; learning & motivation;
Psychology
psychological research methods; & the assessment & treatment of
behavioral & affective disorders.
Therapy and Counseling
Knowledge of principles, methods, & procedures f or diagnosis,
treatment, & rehabilitation of physical & mental dysfunctions, & for
career counseling & guidance.
Business & Manufacturing Engineering & Mathematics Health Education &
Management & Production
Technology
& Science Services
Training
Arts &
Humanities
39.03
505
33.64
80
30.83
705
25.33
1,330
25.02
415
Law & Public
Communications Transportation
Safety
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