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Percentage Change in Selected Population

Age Groups: 2002 - 2012
Passaic Labor Demand Region The region’s overall population will increase
New Entrants
(15-24 years) Older Workers
(45-64 years) by 7.8 percent, slower than the state’s 8.1
24.1% percent growth rate, from 4,075,700 in
22.9% Retirees
(65 years+) 2002 to 4,394,700 in 2012.
15.9%

All Ages The number of persons 45-64 years old
7.8%
will grow substantially while the 25-44 age
group will decline due to the baby boom-to-
baby bust effect.
-8.0%
Primary
Working Age
Senior citizens will account for 12.5 percent
(25-44 years)
of the region’s total residents, lower than the
statewide proportion of 13.8 percent.
Passaic One-Stop Career Center Services
At either of the Passaic County sites — 52 Church Street, Paterson, or 388 Lakeview
Labor Force Growth By Race, Sex and Labor Force Avenue, Clifton — customers will find a wide variety of resources about the job market.
Hispanic Origin: 2002 - 2012
Passaic Labor Demand Region The region’s labor force will grow slower At weekly general information sessions, we explain the services offered. Both centers
By Sex By Race than the state average of 10.5 percent, have resource rooms where the Internet is available to the public, and which offer
Multiracial* 5%
Male
28%
White
increasing by 9.6 percent from 2,106,000 in information about labor demand occupations and new job listings.
49% 51%
49% 2002 to 2,307,200 in 2012.
18%
Female Other
Black
Individuals can register for group workshops that include resume writing, job search
Nonwhites will make up the majority (72%) on the Internet and introduction to computer basics. The staff provides assistance
By Hispanic Origin of the labor force growth. with counseling, skills assessment, training eligibility and employment resources. For
those who are interested, vocational testing and evaluation can help them make career
Non-Hispanic
38%
Hispanics are expected to account for a decisions.
62%
larger portion (62%) of the labor force
Hispanic
growth than non-Hispanics. Job seekers are not our only customers; help is also available to employers looking for
qualified employees for their businesses. As a service to employers, Passaic County
Workforce Development Center staff can screen potential employees for available
positions.

To find out more, call 973-977-4350.

RP-27.P (2005)
Projected Industry Growth: 2002 - 2012 Top Ten Industry Job Passaic Labor Demand Region High Skill
Passaic Labor Demand Region Generators Demand Jobs
Total All Industries 239,900 Annual Average Job Openings
1. Administrative and Support 2002-2012 2003 Registered Nurses
Professional and Business Services 84,200
Services Replace- Middle Education/
Occupation Total Growth ments Wage Range ($) Training General and Operations
Educational and Health Services 68,250 2. Professional and Technical Retail Salespersons 2,820 630 2,190 $7.75 - 13.85 Low

Services Cashiers
Laborers & Freight, Stock & Material Movers, Hand
2,720
1,870
580
190
2,140
1,680
$6.55 - 9.30
$7.45 - 12.80
Low
Low
Managers
Transportation, Trade and Utilities 44,650
3. Ambulatory Health Care Registered Nurses
Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Incl. Fast Food
1,690
1,650
870
500
820 $23.50 - 33.15
1,140 $6.65 - 9.25
High
Low
Accountants and Auditors
Financial Activities 16,500 Services Office Clerks, General 1,630 400 1,230 $9.40 - 15.35 Low
Janitors & Cleaners, Ex. Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 1,570 720 850 $7.20 - 13.25 Low
Leisure and Hospitality 15,400 4. Social Assistance Waiters & Waitresses 1,300 320 980 $6.45 - 11.55 Low

Other Services 12,350
5. Food Services and Drinking Customer Service Representatives
Child Care Workers
1,190
1,180
670
500
520 $12.30 - 19.35
680 $6.90 - 10.20
Low
Low Mid-Level Skill
Places
Public Sector, with Public Education 11,450 6. Educational Services
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers
Packers & Packagers, Hand
1,090
990
0
490
1,090
500
$8.05 - 14.25
$6.60 - 9.75
Low
Low Demand Jobs
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 940 510 440 $20.35 - 35.35 High
Construction 10,150 7. Nursing and Residential Care General & Operations Managers 930 390 540 $38.75 - N.A. High
Security Guards 870 370 510 $8.15 - 13.25 Low
Facilities Sales Representatives, Ex. Technical & Scientific Products 840 270 570 $18.60 - 37.35 Low Medical Secretaries
Information 3,550
8. Merchant Wholesalers, Secretaries, Ex. Legal, Medical & Executive
Accountants & Auditors
810
780
0
350
810 $13.35 - 19.90
420 $22.85 - 36.50
Low
High Office Supervisors
Mining -50 Nondurable Goods Receptionists & Information Clerks 760 420 350 $9.00 - 13.50 Low
Retail Sales Supervisors
Secondary School Teachers, Ex. Special & Vocational Education 740 240 500 $43,100 - 74,210* High
Manufacturing -26,500 9. Local Government Educational Teacher Assistants 720 370 360 $15,440 - 25,590* Low
Services Elementary School Teachers, Ex. Special Education
Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks
720
700
120
40
600 $39,150 - 66,350*
670 $13.00 - 19.75
High
Low
10. Membership Associations and Medical Secretaries 700 340 360 $11.50 - 15.35 Moderate

Organizations Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
First-Line Supervisors/Mgrs. of Office & Admin. Support Workers
670
660
250
90
420 $15.15 - 21.05
580 $18.45 - 28.50
Low
Moderate
Basic-Level Skill
Nursing Aides, Orderlies & Attendants
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
640
590
400
190
240 $9.85 - 12.95
400 $13.85 - 24.35
Low
Moderate
Demand Jobs
Home Health Aides 580 460 120 $8.40 - 10.60 Low
Computer Programmers 560 110 440 $27.00 - 41.05 High
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers
Food Preparation Workers
550
530
250
210
300
330
$8.90 - 14.45
$7.35 - 11.05
Low
Low
Retail Salespersons
Projected Annual Job Openings by Occupational Job Openings Computer Software Engineers, Applications
Computer Systems Analysts
510
500
390
370
110 $32.00 - 49.90
130 $23.15 - 42.10
High
High
Cashiers
Category: 2002 -2012 Management Analysts 500 320 180 $26.40 - 46.00 High
Laborers and Freight, Stock
Passaic Labor Demand Region The most job openings are projected
Tellers 460 50 420 $8.75 - 11.45 Low
Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession & Coffee Shop
460
460
300
80
170 $10.70 - 18.85
370 $6.10 - 8.15
Low
Low
and Material Movers
for the professional and service Maintenance & Repair Workers, General 460 150 310 $12.75 - 21.65 Moderate
Professional and Related Occupations 16,740 Executive Secretaries & Admin. Assistants 450 100 350 $17.05 - 24.80 Low
occupational groups. These two Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers 420 140 280 $23.20 - 35.15 Moderate
Service Occupations 16,190
groups will account for more than Managers, All Other
Computer Support Specialists
410
390
40
250
370 $30.40 - 50.90
140 $17.85 - 28.20
Moderate
High
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 12,940 two out of every five job openings Protective Service Workers, All Other
Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses
380
380
50
190
330 $7.65 - 14.75
180 $17.85 - 22.75
Low
Moderate
Sales and Related Occupations 9,310 between 2002 and 2012. Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 370 220 150 $9.80 - 20.40 Moderate
Securities, Commodities & Financial Services Sales Agents 370 240 120 $20.75 - 42.40 High
Management, Business and Financial Occupations 8,040 Computer & Information Systems Managers 360 220 140 $43.00 - 66.30 High
Electricians 360 160 200 $19.30 - 38.15 Moderate
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6,090
Professional occupations—for Financial Managers 350 170 180 $34.25 - 60.40 High
example, registered nurses, teachers, * Annual Salary
N.A. - not available
Production Occupations 3,330
computer analysts and programmers, Numbers may not add due to rounding

Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,450
and accountants and auditors—are
Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations 2,380 expected to provide an average of
Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations 60 16,740 job openings per year.

Passaic Labor Demand Region covers Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex and Warren counties.