Virginia 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.
Virginia Economic Overview
In 2016, Virginia Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 12th with over $494 billion and ranked 18th with a per capita GDP over $51,000. For June 2017, Virginia had an employed workforce of over 4.1 million and an unemployment rate of 3.7%. For 2016, Virginia ranked 30th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Virginia’s rank on this measure has fallen from 13th to 17th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Virginia, including the following major cities:
- Virginia Beach
- Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Virginia Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Virginia industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Virginia economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
Virginia OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large are the Professional & Business Services supersector and the Government supersector.
Professional and Business Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: (NAICS 54)
- Management of Companies and Enterprises: (NAICS 55)
- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: (NAICS 56)
Professional and business services is the top supersector in Virginia, relative to the nation, with over 735,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corporation
- Interstate Management Company, LLC
- Harris Corporation
- Riverside Healthcare Services, Inc.
- General Dynamics Information Technology, Inc.
Government. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Government is one of the top supersectors in Virginia, relative to the nation, with over 714,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Fish & Wildlife Service, United States
- United States Department of the Navy
- DOD Patient Safety Program
- County of Henrico
- City of Virginia Beach
Virginia 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.
None of the Virginia OJT industries grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large.
Virginia Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Virginia 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.
Virginia Job Training Providers
Virginia Training Providers. Virginia has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Virginia Training. See OJT trainers in Virginia for training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Virginia. 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 Virginia, OJT.com can help you.
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