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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:

  • 5,586 Laborers & Freight, Stock & Material Movers, Hand
  • 4,938 Heavy Truck Trailer Drivers
  • 4,444 Temporary Help Workers
  • 4,373 Military Occupations
  • 1,800 Light Truck Drivers
  • 1,791 Steel Mill Workers
  • 1,736 Electricians
  • 1,586 Welders
  • 1,482 Rolled Steel Manufacturing Workers
  • 1,448 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
  • 1,329 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • 1,291 Metal Layout Workers
  • 1,067 Chemical Equipment Operators
  • 988 Packers & Packagers, Hand
  • 886 Team Assemblers
  • 760 Metal Furnace Operators
  • 695 Bus and Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
  • 689 Wood Working Machine Operators
  • 683 Machinists
  • 670 Industrial Engineers
  • 621 Civil Engineers
  • 608 First Line Supervisors of Material Moving Machines
  • 567 Chemical Plant & Systems Operators
  • 563 Sawing Machine Operators
  • 540 Industrial Production Managers
  • 532 Sailors & Marine Oilers
  • 511 Steel Pipe and Tube Manufacturing Workers
  • 508 First Line Supervisors of Material Movers by Hand
  • 498 Fabricated Metal Workers
  • 497 Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
  • 438 Mechanical Engineers
  • 433 Logging Equipment Operators
  • 411 Iron Foundry Workers
  • 409 Software Developers
  • 356 Electrical Engineers
  • 334 Packaging & Filling Machine Operators
  • 319 Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
  • 309 Printing Press Operators
  • 302 Press Machine Operators
  • 291 Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers
  • 252 Metal Tank Manufacturing Workers
  • 251 Mixing & Blending Machine Operators
  • 245 Machine Feeders & Offbearers
  • 242 Structural Metal Fabricators
  • 234 Avionics Technicians
  • 230 Chemical Technicians
  • 202 Millwrights
  • 196 Cabinet Makers
  • 190 Chemists
  • 189 Chemical Engineers
  • 178 Cargo and Freight Agents
  • 169 Fallers
  • 169 Power Plant Operators
  • 163 Petroleum Pump Systems Operators
  • 151 Logisticians
  • 145 Heat Treating Equipment Operators
  • 137 Electronics Engineers
  • 135 Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers
  • 118 Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators
  • 113 Commercial Pilots
  • 109 Railroad Conductors & Yard Masters
  • 103 Plating and Coating Machine Operators
  • 99 Electrical Equipment Assemblers
  • 96 Locomotive Engineers
  • 82 Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
  • 78 Rail Car Repairers
  • 73 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
  • 57 Foresters
  • 48 Engine Assemblers
  • 38 Forest and Conservation Technicians
  • 35 Conveyor Operators & Tenders
  • 35 Nuclear Engineers
  • 28 Materials Engineers
  • 32 Tool and Die Makers
  • 20 Log Graders & Scalers

 

Labor Shed Demographics

Population

Area 2014 Population
Monroe Labor Shed 777,995


Age

Age Monroe Labor Shed
0-9 Years 99,310
10-14 Years 52,574
15-19 Years 49,778
20-24 Years 49,950
25-29 Years 48,311
30-34 Years 48,765
35-39 Years 45,758
40-44 Years 47,527
45-49 Years 50,662
50-54 Years 54,952
55-59 Years 55,567
60-64 Years 49,724
65-69 Years 42,682
70-74 Years 31,630
75-79 Years 21,952
80-84 Years 15,261
85- Older 13,591
TOTALS 777,995


Ethnicity

Ethnicity Monroe Labor Shed
White, Non-Hispanic 504,713
Black, Non-Hispanic 219,885
White, Hispanic 19,806
Asian, Non-Hispanic 10,498
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic 10,596
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic 8,055
Black, Hispanic 1,900
Two or More Races, Hispanic 1,056
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic 784
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic 314
Asian, Hispanic 193
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic 195
TOTALS 777,995



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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