2012 Third Qtr-Wood Tech-Program Trends

2012 Third Qtr-Wood Tech-Program Trends








Western Technical College

400 Seventh Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
608.785.9200

Occupation Report Wood Tech Program
August 28, 2012
2012 Third Quarter Data for 2013-2017 Projections
Western Technical College District

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Region Info
Name: Western Technical College District
Description: Western district counties
County Areas: Buffalo, Wisconsin (55011), Crawford, Wisconsin (55023), Jackson, Wisconsin (55053), Juneau,
Wisconsin (55057), La Crosse, Wisconsin (55063), Monroe, Wisconsin (55081), Trempealeau, Wisconsin
(55121), Vernon, Wisconsin (55123)

Selected Occupations
Occupation
Carpenters (SOC 47-2031)
Construction Laborers (SOC 47-2061)
Painters, Construction and Maintenance (SOC 47-2141)
Roofers (SOC 47-2181)
Construction and Related Workers, All Other (SOC
47-4099)
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters (SOC 51-7011)

Education Level
Long-term on-the-job training
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Moderate-term on-the-job training
Long-term on-the-job training

Executive Summary
Basic Information
2013 Occupational Jobs
2017 Occupational Jobs
Total Change
Total % Change
Openings
2012 Median Hourly Earnings

3,917
3,991
74
1.86%
356
$14.85

Occupational Change Summary

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2013
Jobs

Region
Regional Total
State Total
National Total

3,917
64,816
3,726,66
1

%
Change

Openin
gs

74
1,019

2%
2%

356
5,298

2012
Median
Hourly
Earnings
$14.85
$15.94

133,503

4%

350,659

$14.86

2017
Change
Jobs
3,991
65,835
3,860,16
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Source: EMSI Complete Employment - 2012.2

Top Industries for Selected Occupations

NAICS
Code
238910
236118
236115
337122
236220
238310
238350

Name
Site Preparation Contractors
Residential Remodelers
New Single-Family Housing Construction (except
Operative Builders)
Nonupholstered Wood Household Furniture
Manufacturing
Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Drywall and Insulation Contractors
Finish Carpentry Contractors

2013
Jobs
391
355

2017
Jobs
440
439

49
84

%
Change
13%
24%

292

251

-41

-14%

244

176

-68

-28%

237
183
183

247
201
170

10
18
-13

4%
10%
-7%

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Source: EMSI Complete Employment - 2012.2

Occupational Breakdown

SOC
Code
47-2031
47-2061
47-2141
47-2181

Description

Carpenters
Construction Laborers
Painters, Construction and Maintenance
Roofers
Construction and Related Workers, All
47-4099
Other
51-7011 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
Total

2013
Jobs
1,602
1,304
463
183

2017 Opening
Jobs
s
1,624
121
1,394
127
465
40
200
30

2012 Median Hourly
Earnings
$15.63
$14.25
$13.65
$15.58

35

36

6

$14.52

330

271

33

$14.65

3,917

3,991

356

$14.85

Source: EMSI Complete Employment - 2012.2

Data Sources and Calculations

Industry Data
In order to capture a complete picture of industry employment, EMSI basically combines covered employment
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data from Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) produced by the Department of Labor with total
employment data in Regional Economic Information System (REIS) published by the Bureau of Economic
Analysis (BEA), augmented with County Business Patterns (CBP) and Nonemployer Statistics (NES) published
by the U.S. Census Bureau. Projections are based on the latest available EMSI industry data, 15-year past local
trends in each industry, growth rates in statewide and (where available) sub-state area industry projections
published by individual state agencies, and (in part) growth rates in national projections from the Bureau of Labor
Statistics.

Occupation Data
Organizing regional employment information by occupation provides a workforce-oriented view of the regional
economy. EMSI's occupation data are based on EMSI's industry data and regional staffing patterns taken from
the Occupational Employment Statistics program (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). Wage information is partially
derived from the American Community Survey. The occupation-to-program (SOC-to-CIP) crosswalk is based on
one from the U.S. Department of Education, with customizations by EMSI.

State Data Sources
This report uses state data from the following agencies: Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development,
Bureau of Workforce Information.

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