Total Labor Force (2018)

345,551

Total Population

626,299

Population Rank Among States

51st

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$21,614

Rank Among States

5th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

2.7%

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WIOA Funding

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Vermont National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.2%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.1%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
2.7%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
14.3%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
66.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (7.4% Vermont | 12.0% National)
7.4%
12%
High school (29.0% Vermont | 27.1% National)
29%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (25.3% Vermont | 28.9% National)
25%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (38.3% Vermont | 32.0% National)
38.3%
32%

Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Vermont's Chambers of Commerce and Economic Development Organizations

Latest Social Media Updates

Vermont Workforce Development Board


We’re up and running for our 2020 Winter Meeting! We’ll be going over the WIOA State Plan and reviewing our Summit Report! #GrowTheWorkForce #vtpoli https://t.co/ridSHGYDqF VT_WFDBoard photo

We’re in the home stretch today in Springfield! 11th of our 12 Workforce Summits. Thanks for all the hard work! https://t.co/YddWolvHb4 VT_WFDBoard photo

We’re on the road again today in Lamoille County talking workforce solutions! https://t.co/BXOI1x9Eeu VT_WFDBoard photo

Beautiful day in Bennington for our Workforce Summit! #6 is going strong! https://t.co/FYjSl5oQht VT_WFDBoard photo

Off in running at our Chittenden County Regional Workforce Summit! Proud to partner with GBIC to host local employers and provides to find solutions and build our #Workforce #vtpoli https://t.co/K82ndCU3U5 VT_WFDBoard photo

Pro tip: if your bringing together public and private partners to help solve one of the biggest issues our state faces... bring cookies. #vtpoli https://t.co/qGFMDS4M88 VT_WFDBoard photo

Vermont Department of Labor


TODAY AT 11:00AM! https://t.co/hzRJ8R2XJ3

Ski Industry Jobs in Vermont will take center stage, as we hear from local ski resorts and @ski_vermont.

In the NW VT regional session, we are joined by @DRPowerEquip, @Hannaford, and @UVMMedCenter. #Hiring2DayVT https://t.co/gmI552mJuv
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VT Dept of Labor @VTLabor
Looking for a job? Hit the slopes!

Join #VTLabor this Thursday at 11am for a Ski Industry Jobs in Vermont #Hiring2DayVT Virtual Job Fair. @ski_vermont @VTEconDev

https://t.co/hzRJ8Rkz7D https://t.co/tWY6VdT1KW

#VTLabor began issuing this week the second round of LWA payments to claimants, who can expect to start receiving checks in the mail within 5-7 business days.

Checks provide eligible claimants benefits for weeks ending 10/22, 10/29 and 9/5.

https://t.co/evKGItPvDZ

Vermont’s ski resorts are #Hiring2DayVT as they prepare for the upcoming season. More than 250 jobs are available now at resorts statewide.

Search and apply today at https://t.co/JrocfPYI2j

cc: @ski_vermont / @VTEconDev https://t.co/Ya6T7xAsqI
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Meanwhile, in the NW VT session, @DRPowerEquip, @Hannaford, @UVMMedCenter join our team to highlight #Hiring2DayVT jobs, including:
- Customer Service Rep. (DR Power)
- P/T and F/T openings (Hannaford)
- Environmental Service Worker (UVMMC)

Learn more at https://t.co/hzRJ8R2XJ3 https://t.co/7TWKsOpG60
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In the SE VT session this week, we've got #Hiring2DayVT ski industry jobs including
- Lift Attendant ( @BromleyMountain)
- Ski Patrol ( @mountsnow)
- Child Care Attendants ( @OkemoMountain)
- Snowmaker ( @StrattonResort )
- Ticket Seller (Suicide Six)

https://t.co/WeTEwzeqM2
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VT Dept of Labor @VTLabor
Ski, ride and work this winter season. Check out each of our #Hiring2DayVT featured employers for this week, as our Virtual Job Fair features jobs in the ski industry.

https://t.co/DJ5F6mEAuu https://t.co/C0Gqh86r4R

. @KillingtonMtn and @PicoMountain are features in southwest Vermont, but the industry goes beyond the mountain. Learn more about #Hiring2DayVT ski resort and other industry employers in the Rutland Thursday at 11am.

https://t.co/WeTEwzeqM2
VTLabor photo
VT Dept of Labor @VTLabor
Ski, ride and work this winter season. Check out each of our #Hiring2DayVT featured employers for this week, as our Virtual Job Fair features jobs in the ski industry.

https://t.co/DJ5F6mEAuu https://t.co/C0Gqh86r4R

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