Wayne County Economic Development Council

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Effective community and government partnerships locally and throughout Northeast Ohio.

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Central location with great ground, rail, water and air accessibility.

High Quality of Life
Small town hospitality and country living with big city opportunities.

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Premier research facilities and infrastructure.

Low Cost of Doing Business

Energy, labor and occupancy costs among the nation’s most affordable.

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A regional partnership of fourteen major Northeast Ohio economic development organizations and Team NEO conducted a region-wide starting wage and benefits survey of businesses in the sixteen counties that comprise Northeast Ohio.

To view the results of the Northeast Ohio 2010 Starting Wage and Benefit Survey, click 
here.

The following table outlines the Average Annual Employment and Wages in Wayne County in the year 2010. 

NAICS Industrial Sector

Annual Avg. Employment

Total Wages ($1000's )

Avg. Weekly Earnings ($)

Total covered under Ohio UC 48,106 Law (b)

  41,331

 1,491,944

694.17

Private Sector

  34,915

 1,246,339

686.48

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

  428

 10,310

463.33

Mining

  366

 20,692

1,086.96

Utilities

  61

 4,321

1,356.77

Construction

  1,828

 71,989

757.5

Manufacturing

  10,601

 520,992

945.10

Wholesale Trade

  1,711

 78,582

883.35

Retail Trade

  4,598

 98,411

411.63

Transportation and warehousing 

  1,142

 40,194

676.94

Finance and insurance

  1,100

 50,670

885.63

Real estate and rental and leasing

  239

 7,729

622.37 

Professional and technical services

  1,352

 55,193

784.83

Management of companies and enterprises

  418

 22,297

1,025.81

Administrative and waste services

  922

 19,100

398.33

Educational services

  (c)

 (c)

(c)

Health care and social assistance 

  (c)

 (c)

(c)

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

  345

 3,614

201.67

Accommodation and food services

  2,778

 31,906

220.85

Other services, except public administration

  1,195

 28,201

453.82

 

 

 

 

State and Local Government

  6,415

 245,606

736.27

State Government 

  857

 38,523

864.02

Local Government

  5,558

 207,083

716.46

Annual Average Employment/Total Wages (in thousands of dollars) as Covered under the Ohio and Federal Unemployment Compensation Laws by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Industrial Sector and County. 
(a) Final, based upon employers' reports for calendar year 2010 received in the Bureau of Labor Market Information through June 1, 2011. 
(b) Summed totals and subtotals for the state and each county may not equal the sum of industrial divisions because of the exclusion of those industries with fewer than three employers or because of rounding. Includes the Private Sector, State and Local Government entities, but excludes Federal Government agencies.
(c) Suppressed for confidentiality.
(e) Out of state includes workers employed in Ohio, who report to a base outside Ohio, and are not classifiable by county; government employees stationed outside Ohio. 
 Source:
Ohio Labor Market Information-Employment and Wages Publications 2000 to Present

The following table shows overall increasing trends for both the income per capita and the average annual wages in Wayne County. 

Year  Personal Per Capita Income ($) County Average Yearly Wages ($)
2005 27,701 32,066
2006 28,428 32,960
2007 29,519 33,920
2008 30,452 34,663
2009 29,808 34,846

Source: Ohio Department of Development-County Trends (2005-2009) 
Released in June 2011
Source
:City-Data 2010

For a graphical representation of the Houshold income distribution in Wayne County in 2009, refer to the the chart below. It shows that the majority of households in wayne County fall between $10,000 and $60,000 average annual income.

Estimated Median Household Income 47,562 ($41,538 in 1999)

This county:

 

$47,562
Ohio:

 

$45,395



Source: City- data 2010


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