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Labor Force

Work-ready, custom-trained and motivated to perform.

Reap the productivity gains of our right-to-work, ready-to-work labor pool custom-trained to your specifications at no cost by one of the nation’s leading workforce training programs, Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT). AIDT training services are complete, customized and free of charge, from screening all the way through post-training assessment.

 

Labor Shed

The Monroe County Labor Shed consists of 9 counties in Southern Alabama and has a population of 777,995 people.  The 9 counties which comprise the labor shed are:

  • Monroe
  • Mobile
  • Baldwin
  • Escambia
  • Clarke
  • Covington
  • Conecuh
  • Washington
  • Wilcox

 

Employed People Commuting from Monroe County to other counties for work:
3,651

 

Employment by Occupation/Sector

Occupationchart

 

Top 5 Employers

  • Alabama River Cellulose 1,082
  • M C H Physician Billing 200
  • Walmart Super Center 200
  • Billy Barnes Enterprises Inc. 200
  • Gate Precast Co. 150

Number of Skilled Workers in our Labor Shed:

  • 5,756 Laborers & Freight, Stock & Material Movers, Hand
  • 5,609 Heavy Truck Trailer Drivers
  • 4,444 Temporary Help Workers
  • 4,335 Military Occupations
  • 1,958 Electricians
  • 1,739 Welders
  • 1,677 Light Truck Drivers
  • 1,473 Team Assemblers
  • 1,355 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • 1,027 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
  • 854 Bus and Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
  • 815 Machinists
  • 811 Packers & Packagers, Hand
  • 645 Civil Engineers
  • 617 Sawing Machine Operators
  • 595 Structural Metal Fabricators
  • 591 Loggign Equipment Operators
  • 571 Industrial Production Managers
  • 547 First Line Supervisors of Material Moving Machines
  • 511 Chemical Equipment Operators
  • 507 Industrial Engineers
  • 503 Wood Working Machine Operators
  • 492 Chemical Plant & Systems Operators
  • 479 First Line Supervisors of Material Movers by Hand
  • 409 Electrical Engineers
  • 409 Machine Feeders & Offbearers
  • 383 Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
  • 383 Mechanical Engineers
  • 375 Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators
  • 312 Packaging & Filling Machine Operators
  • 289 Power Plant Operators
  • 275 Mixing & Blending Machine Operators
  • 252 Sailors & Marine Oilers
  • 211 Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers
  • 195 Printing Press Operators
  • 189 Millwrights
  • 188 Chemical Technicians
  • 183 Cargo and Freight Agents
  • 179 Cabinet Makers
  • 155 Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers
  • 145 Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
  • 140 Chemical Engineers
  • 139 Commercial Pilots
  • 129 Logisticians
  • 123 Petroleum Pump Systems Operators
  • 120 Chemists
  • 117 Electronics Engineers
  • 111 Avionics Technicians
  • 94 Railroad Conductors & Yard Masters
  • 90 Rail Car Repairers
  • 82 Locomotive Engineers
  • 76 Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
  • 76 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
  • 74 Foresters
  • 71 Plating and Coating Machine Operators
  • 71 Fallers
  • 47 Heat Treating Equipment Operators
  • 45 Materials Engineers
  • 40 Tool and Die Makers
  • 23 Nuclear Engineers
  • 22 Log Graders & Scalers

 

Labor Shed Demographics

Population

Area 2016 Population
Monroe County 21,427
Monroe Labor Shed 785,051


Age

Age Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
0-9 Years 2,389 98,200
10-14 Years 1,459 50,365
15-19 Years 1,533 50,309
20-24 Years 1,358 49,432
25-29 Years 1,089 51,009
30-34 Years 1,073 48,495
35-39 Years 1,159 46,571
40-44 Years 1,309 47,651
45-49 Years 1,372 47,919
50-54 Years 1,519 53,763
55-59 Years 1,598 55,887
60-64 Years 1,575 50,877
65-69 Years 1,290 45,553
70-74 Years 1,030 34,527
75-79 Years 687 24,269
80-84 Years 498 15,858
85- Older 489 14,366
TOTALS 21,427 785,051


Gender

Gender Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
Male 10,115 378,191
Female 11,312 406,860
TOTALS 21,427 785,051


Ethnicity

Ethnicity Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
White, Non-Hispanic 11,738 508,938
Black, Non-Hispanic 8,696 220,576
White, Hispanic 338 20,156
Asian, Non-Hispanic 283 11,262
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic 178 11,611
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic 95 8,283
Black, Hispanic 58 1,859
Two or More Races, Hispanic 16 1,074
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic 11 674
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic 5 312
Asian, Hispanic 6 150
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic 3 157
TOTALS 21,427 785,051

 

 

 


Source of Business and Labor Numbers: Troy University

Monroeville

Monroeville/Monroe County
Economic Development Authority

15 N. Mount Pleasant Ave.
Monroeville, AL 36460

Phone: 251-743-1332
Fax: 251-743-2012

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Did You Know?

Monroeville is known worldwide as the “Literary Capital of Alabama.”  Did you also know we are home to North America’s largest producer of mass market pulp?  Or that Gate Precast in Monroeville has been the architectural precast manufacturer of more than 50% of Atlanta’s skyline?  Or finally that we have more than 17 times the US average for counties our size of people working in the Long Distance Freight Trucking industry?

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