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4th Quarter 2016 Preliminary Average Wage Estimates*
Baldwin County, Georgia
  • *Average Hourly Wage    $16.35 (Ranked from highest to lowest Average Hourly Wage, ranked 105 of 159 counties in Georgia)
  • *Average Weekly Wage    $654
  • *Average Annual Wage    $34,008

* Assumes a 40-hour week worked year round
Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages Program

2016 Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment
Middle Georgia Region
  • Labor Force                 216,679
  • Employed                     203,956
  • Unemployed                12,723
  • Unemployment Rate  5.9%

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Unit

4th Quarter 2016 Top Private Sector Industry Employers by Percentage Employed
Baldwin Area, Georgia
  1. Healthcare & Social Assistance – 22.9%
  2. Education Services – 19.2%
  3. Retail Trade – 16.4%
  4. Accommodation & Food Services – 13.6%
  5. Manufacturing – 11%
  6. Admin & Support, Waste Management & Remediation Services – 4.5%
  7. Construction – 2.7%
  8. Other Services (except Public Administration) – 2.3%
  9. Finance & Insurance – 2.2%
  10. Wholesale, Transportation & Warehousing – 1.6%
  11. Professional, Scientific & Technical Services – 1.2%
  12. Arts, Entertainment & Recreation – 1%

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research, Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages Program

Annual Not Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment data in Baldwin County, GA

Baldwin County Labor Force (Total, Employed & Unemployed)

Unemployment Percent

Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Statistics & Economic Research, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Unit. (December 2016). Labor & Workforce statistical data updated 06/27/2017