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Unemployment rates, Population Trends, Population Forecast, Distribution of employment by sector, Sample of average annual wages


Our 59,000-strong workforce is one of the most skilled labor forces in the nation. County and state agencies provide employers with custom training services as needed, plus other services such as on-the-job training opportunities, skills assessment, and apprenticeship development, as well as information on tax credits, labor laws, and workplace safety.

View/download the Oswego County Industrial Directory for detailed information about industrial or industrial support firms in Oswego County.

*Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program

*Source: 2010 U.S. Census

*Source: 1940-2010 Decennial Census and projections by Cornell Program on Applied Demographics

*Source: 2010 U.S. Census and NYS Department of Labor

Sample Average Annual Wages in Oswego County


Annual Average Wage

Accountants and Auditors


Administrative Assistant/Executive Secretaries


Assembler, production


Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks


Construction laboror


General and Operations Managers


Human Resources Managers


Engine and Other Machine Assemblers


First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office




Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing






Computer Programmers


Elementary School Teachers


Janitors and Cleaners


Sheet Metal Workers


Machine Feeders and Offbearers


Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer


*Source: NYS Department of Labor. These are median wages.