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Job Training in Louisiana

Louisiana Job Training

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Louisiana presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Louisiana Economic Overview

In 2016, Louisiana Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 24th with almost $235 billion and ranked 34 with a per capita GDP of almost $44,000. For June 2017, Louisiana had an employed workforce of over 2.1 million and an unemployment rate of 5.4%. For 2016, Louisiana ranked 14th on the cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Louisiana’s rank on this measure has fallen from 19th to 27th.

Louisiana Income Per PersonLouisiana Locations for Job Training

Here at, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Louisiana, including the following major cities:

  • Louisiana Locations for Job TrainingAlexandria
  • Baton Rouge
  • Hammond
  • Houma
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Monroe
  • New Orleans
  • Shreveport

Louisiana Industries for Job Training connects you with training providers that support all the major Louisiana industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Louisiana economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Louisiana Sector Sizes

The Louisiana OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Construction.

Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Construction is the top supersector in Louisiana, relative to the rest of America, with over 150,000 employed. Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Bernhard McC, LLC
  • The ISC Group, LLC
  • ISC Constructors LLC
  • Cajun Industrial Design & Construction, LLC
  • Aptim Maintenance, LLC
  • Brock Services, Ltd.

Louisiana Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Louisiana Sector Growth

The Louisiana OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Construction supersector.

Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Construction is the top growth industry in Louisiana, relative to the rest of America, with over 153,000 employed (7.8% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 11.1% while the national average grew 3.5%.

Louisiana Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Louisiana occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Louisiana Job Opportunities

Louisiana Job Training Providers

Louisiana has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Louisiana Training. See OJT trainers in Louisiana for additional training providers in Louisiana.

At, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Louisiana. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Louisiana, can help you.

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