America's Resource for On-the-Job Training

Job Training in Ohio

Ohio Job Training

“Birthplace of Aviation”

Ohio 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.

Ohio Economic Overview

In 2016, Ohio Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 7th with over $625 billion and ranked 25th with a per capita GDP of over $47,000. For June 2017, Ohio had an employed workforce of over 5.7 million and an unemployment rate of 5.0%. For 2016, Ohio ranked 9th on the cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Ohio’s rank on this measure has risen from 21st to 26th.

Ohio Income Per PersonOhio Locations for Job Training

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

  • Akron
  • Canton
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Columbus
  • Dayton
  • Huntington
  • Lima
  • Mansfield
  • Springfield
  • Toledo
  • Weirton
  • Wheeling
  • Youngstown

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

Ohio Sector Sizes

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

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is the top supersector in Ohio, relative to the nation, with over686,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
  • The Timken Company
  • Newpage Holding Corporation
  • Amh Holdings II, Inc.
  • Newpage Energy Services, LLC
  • Ep Bollinger, LLC
  • General Motors, LLC

Ohio 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.

Ohio Sector Growth

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

Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Information is the top growth industry in Ohio, relative to the rest of America, with over 72,000 employed (1.3% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 1.1% while the national average contracted -0.9%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Convergys Corporation
  • Cincinnati Bell Inc.
  • The E W Scripps Company

Ohio Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Ohio 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.

Ohio Job Opportunities

Ohio Job Training Providers

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

At, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Ohio. 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 Ohio, can help you.

Drop a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

Call 866.465.8266 to speak with someone on our project evaluation team.

Career Seekers rely on for the Newest Apprenticeship Training Programs across the Nation.

Call 866.465.8266 to speak with someone on our Career Pathway Assimilation Team.