OhioMeansJobs releases data about area online job postings


By Patricia Ann Speelman - pspeelman@sidneydailynews.com



SIDNEY — A total of 16658 job openings were posted online from Jan 14 through Feb. 13 for Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties, according to data from The Conference Board.

This was an increase of 1,305 ads from the previous reporting period. Compared to the same time period a year ago, this reflects an increase of 722 ads.

This report, and reports for other JobsOhio regions, can be found at www.ohiomeansjobs.com.

Ads for jobs paying $50,000-$79,000 comprised 43.7 percent of the ads. Ads for jobs paying $30,000 to $49,000 annually comprised 16.8 percent of those placed. Ads for entry level jobs, paying less than $30,000 were 11.9 percent of the total; those paying $80,000 to $99,000, 13.2 percent; and six-figure jobs, 14.3 percent.

Employers with a local presence among those placing the most ads were Lowe’s, in third place with 221 ads, Crown Equipment Corp., in fourth place with 189 ads, AutoZone Inc. in 10th place with 114 ads, Pizza Hut in 22nd place with 70 ads, PNC Financial Services in 26th place with 64 ads and Emerson in 35th place with 55 ads.

The 10 top occupations that employers sought workers to fill were truck drivers, registered nurses, retail salespersons, retail supervisors, software developers, customer service representatives, maintenance workers, industrial engineers, computer support specialists and production supervisors.

By Patricia Ann Speelman

pspeelman@sidneydailynews.com

Reach the writer at 937-538-4824.

Reach the writer at 937-538-4824.