Greater Hazleton has a highly skilled workforce that has been praised by national companies for its work ethic and productivity.
Whether you're looking for white-collar, blue-collar, or green-collar employees, the Hazleton area and Northeastern Pennsylvania offers a diverse mix of candidates that will meet your employment needs.
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The local unemployment rate for Luzerne County.
Hazleton-area commute times are also well below the national averages.
|Commuting to Work|
Hazleton / Wilkes-Barre
/ Scranton MSA
|Mean travel time to work (minutes)||23.0||22.4||22.3|
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011 American Community Survey
|May 2011 Metropolitan Area Occupational
Employment and Wage Estimates
Scranton / Wilkes-Barre / Hazleton MSA
|Business and Financial Operations Occupations||7,700||$25.81||$53,690||1.8%|
|Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations||3,500||$30.38||$63,200||3.7%|
|Architecture and Engineering Occupations||3,130||$32.80||$68,220||5.9%|
|Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations||920||$24.78||$51,540||3.7%|
|Community and Social Services Occupations||5,730||$16.99||$35,340||4.3%|
|Education, Training, and Library Occupations||14,950||$24.74||$51,450||3.2%|
|Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations||2,490||$18.33||$38,130||2.8%|
|Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations||16,740||$29.32||$60,990||2.9%|
|Healthcare Support Occupations||9,370||$12.87||$26,770||1.6%|
|Protective Service Occupations||5,660||$17.99||$37,420||8.4%|
|Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations||20,140||$9.78||$20,340||1.8%|
|Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations||7,450||$11.73||$24,390||2.1%|
|Personal Care and Service Occupations||7,250||$11.24||$23,380||2.1%|
|Sales and Related Occupations||27,780||$15.32||$31,860||2.3%|
|Office and Administrative Support Occupations||43,830||$14.79||$30,760||1.4%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations||110||$15.34||$31,910||5.7%|
|Construction and Extraction Occupations||9,750||$20.93||$43,530||4.2%|
|Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations||10,420||$18.91||$39,340||1.8%|
|Transportation and Material Moving Occupations||23,700||$15.11||$31,430||1.5%|
Source: U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics