Job Training for Oregon

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Oregon presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Oregon Economic Overview

In 2016, Oregon Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 25th with over $225 billion and ranked 21st with a per capita GDP over $50,000. For June 2017, Oregon had an employed workforce of over 2 million and an unemployment rate of 3.7%. For 2016, Oregon ranked 37th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Oregon’s rank on this measure has risen from 39th to 19th.

Oregon Income Per PersonOregon Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the Oregon on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Oregon, including the following major cities:

  • Oregon Locations for Job TrainingAlbany
  • Bend
  • Corvallis
  • Eugene
  • Grants Pass
  • Medford
  • Portland
  • Salem

Oregon Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Oregon industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Oregon economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy. As you can see, Oregon’s economy shows about the same balance of sectors as the overall country.

Oregon Sector SizesThere are no Oregon OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large.

Oregon 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.

Oregon Sector Growth

Oregon OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Construction supersector and the Manufacturing supersector.

Construction. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Construction is one of the top growth industries in Oregon, relative to the rest of America, with over 100,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Construction employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 12.2% compared to the national average of 4%.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include manufacturing groups for food and beverage, textiles, apparel, wood and paper, machinery, appliances, chemicals, metals, plastics, and so forth. Advanced manufacturing in Oregon includes high value-added advanced materials manufacturers in metals, machinery, aerospace, and medical products.

Manufacturing is one of the top growth industries in Oregon, relative to the rest of America, with almost 200,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 2.8% while the national average was basically flat at 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Nike, Inc.
  • Flir Systems, Inc.
  • Radisys Corporation
  • Electro Scientific Industries, Inc.
  • Willamette Valley Vineyards, Inc.
  • Eastside Distilling, Inc.

Oregon Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Oregon 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.

Oregon Job Opportunities

Oregon Job Training Providers

Oregon has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Oregon Training. See OJT trainers in Oregon 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 Oregon. 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 Oregon, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

Call (916) 538-0764 to speak with someone on our project evaluation team.


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