Webster City Available Laborforce

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Webster City, Iowa has an available and skilled workforce that can start today. In fact, we have more than 6,400 unemployed workers that are concentrated within 20 miles of Webster City. Of these more than 2,300 have transferable skills in production, construction and operating occupations. Nearly 74% are ready to accept employment and 45% have either an associate degree or and undergraduate degree. Expand your manufacturing operation to Webster City, Iowa where you'll find an available, skilled and affordable laborforce.

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Webster City Available Laborforce

  1. 1. Labor Characteristics Unemployed Webster City Laborshed, Iowa Estimated Unemployed Concentration of those with transferable experience/skills by place of residence Per Occupational Category: Production, Construction, and Area Shown t u69 10 Mile Interval Between Rings Operating Occupations - 2,306 Professional , Paraprofessional, and HUMBOLDT Technical Occupations - 1,884 POCAHONTAS Service Occupations - 839 t u Clerical Occupations - 630 WRIGHT FRANKLIN BUTLER 169 Clarion Managerial & Administration - 630 Eagle Grove Sales & Related Occupations - 208 ¦ ¨ §35 Estimated total of 6.497 unemployed Fort Dodge Webster City people in the Laborshed area _ Iowa Falls WEBSTER Otho [UN Rockwell City t u 20 HAMILTON HARDIN GRUNDY Reason for Unemployment: Jewell  Employer layoff, relocation, or closing - 35.5% Ellsworth Legend  t u 65 _ [ Webster City  Lack of work - 19.4% Health reasons - 16.1%  Disability - 12.9% Interstates  Criminal record - 3.2% Laborshed Concentration Boone 4-Lane Highways  Family reasons - 3.2% by Place of Residence (per ZIP Code)  Left to further education - 3.2%OLL LowGREENE t u30 BOONE Ames STORY Ames US Highways MARSHALL State Highways   Personality conflict - 3.2% Quit last job - 3.2% Moderate Iowa County  Terminated from position - 3.2% High  Temporary employment - 3.2%  Transportation issues - 3.2% Those who are willing to accept employment are willing to commute an average of 21 miles one way for the right employment opportunity.Employment : Additional Training: Employment Assistance:10.4% Unemployed  25.8% feel that they require additional  61.3% have/are seeking services to gain employment 73.8% of the unemployed are very likely or training or education  Iowa Workforce somewhat likely to accept employment  Computer training - 37.5%  Begin/finish college degree - 25.0% Development - 73.7%Education Levels:  Vocational training - 25.0%  Private employment  37.5% are likely to seek training services - 15.8% 61.3% Education beyond high school  Vocational rehabilitation - 15.8% 3.2% Vocational training 25.8% Associate degree Desired Benefits: (by percent of interest) Obstacles to Employment: 19.3% Undergraduate degree  Lack of work - 30.8% 3.2% Postgraduate degree  Health/medical insurance - 70.4%  Pension/retirement/401K - 37.0%  Health reasons - 19.2%   Child & elder care - 11.5%Flexibility in the Workplace: Paid vacation - 25.9%  Disability - 11.5%(by percent of interest)  Dental coverage - 22.2%   Transportation issues - 7.7% Cross-training - 90.3% Life insurance - 18.5%  Age near retirement- 3.8% Job teams - 80.6%  Criminal history - 3.8% Job sharing - 54.8% Wages & Salary: Varied shifts (2nd, 3rd, & split) - 51.6%  $10.55 was the median wage per hour for Top Advertising Media: wage earners Seasonal work - 67.7% (for those seeking employment opportunities)  $10.00 is the lowest median wage Temporary work - 77.4% considered per hour to return to work  Iowa Workforce Development CentersOther Facts:  $11.50 was the median hourly wage earned  The Internet previously by males  www.iowaworkforce.org 80.6% were employed full-time  $9.38 was the median hourly wage earned  www.careerbuilder.com 9.7% were employed part-time previously by females  www.monster.com 6.5% were employed temporarily  $32,500 was the median annual salary for  Local/Regional Newspapers Average age of 48 salary earners  Daily Freeman Journal - 67.7% are between the ages of 45 and 64 Webster City 51.6% are male & 48.4% are female Desired Occupational Category:  Messenger - Fort Dodge The 48.4% have been unemployed less than a Production, Construction, and  Des Moines Register The year Operating Occupations - 30.4%  Networking through friends, family, & 48.4% have interest in starting their own Professional , Paraprofessional, and acquaintances business Technical Occupations - 26.1% 80.0% say access to start up capital is the Service Occupations - 21.7% biggest obstacle to opening own business Clerical & Administration Support Information was compiled by Iowa Workforce 86.2% would prefer to work 40 or more hours Occupations - 17.4% Development using 2011 data. per week Sales & Related Occupations - 4.3%
  2. 2. Webster City Economic DevelopmentP,O, Box 217Webster City, IA 50595Phone: 515-832-9151Email: info@buildwebstercity.comwww.buildwebstercity.com

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