Wisconsin 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.
Wisconsin Economic Overview
In 2016, Wisconsin Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 20th with over $309 billion and ranked 26th with a per capita GDP over $47,000. For June 2017, Wisconsin had an employed workforce of over 3 million and an unemployment rate of 3.1%. For 2016, Wisconsin ranked 23rd on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Wisconsin’s rank on this measure has risen from 27th to 25th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Wisconsin, including the following major cities:
- Lake County-Kenosha County, IL-WI
- Eau Claire
- Fond du Lac
- Green Bay
- La Crosse
- Minneapolis-St. Paul
Wisconsin Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Wisconsin industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Wisconsin economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The Wisconsin 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:
- Manufacturing: (NAICS 31-33)
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 Wisconsin, relative to the nation, with over 470,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.
- Briggs & Stratton Corporation
- IDSC Holdings, LLC
- Brunswick Corporation
- Kraft Heinz Foods Company
Wisconsin 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.
The Wisconsin OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Mining and Logging supersector.
Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Logging: NAICS 1133
- Mining: NAICS 21
Mining and Logging is the top growth supersector in Wisconsin, relative to the rest of America, with 4,000 employed (0.1% of the employed workforce) (June 2017). Mining and Logging employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 8.1% while the national average grew 4.8%.
Wisconsin Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Wisconsin 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.
Wisconsin Job Training Providers
Wisconsin has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Wisconsin Training. See OJT trainers in Wisconsin for additional training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Wisconsin. 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 Wisconsin, OJT.com can help you.
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