Maine presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
Maine Economic Overview
In 2016, Maine Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 43rd with almost $60 billion and ranked 43rd with a per capita GDP of almost $39,000. For June 2017, Maine had an employed workforce of over 703,000 and an unemployment rate of 3.5%. For 2016, Maine ranked 40th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Maine’s rank on this measure has fallen from 40th to 44th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Maine, including the following major cities:
Maine Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Maine industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Maine economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The Maine OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Education & Health Services.
Education & Health Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Education & Health Services is the top industry in Maine, with over 128,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Central Maine Healthcare Corporation
- Maine General Medical Center Inc
- Sisters of Charity Health Systems
- Maine General Health
- University of Maine System
Maine 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.
Maine OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Construction supersector and the Leisure & Hospitality supersector.
Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Construction: (NAICS 23)
Construction is the top growth industry in the state, relative to the rest of America, with over 28,000 employed (4.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.3% while the national average grew 3.5%.
Leisure & Hospitality. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Leisure & Hospitality is one of the top growth industries in the state, relative to the rest of America, with about 68,000 employed (10.9% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Leisure & Hospitality employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 4.8% while the national average grew 2.6%.
Maine Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Maine 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.
Maine Job Training Providers
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Maine. 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 Maine, OJT.com can help you.
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