by Recruiter on July 10, 2011

The manufacturing and financial sectors contribute greatly to Ohio’s economy, employing a large population of Ohioans. Sherwin Williams, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, and Proctor and Gamble Company are just a few leading manufacturers that are headquartered in Ohio.  While the leading financial corporations include: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, National City Corporation, Fifth Third Bancorp,The Progressive Corporation, KeyCorp, and Huntington Bancshares Inc., all of which have headquarters located in Ohio.

According to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS), the unemployment rate remained the same, 8.6% in April and May of this year.  Service-providing industries increased 11,100 over the month to 4,294,800. The most significant gain occurred in educational and health services (+10,600). Other industries gaining jobs included professional and business services (+3,100), leisure and hospitality (+1,000), and trade, transportation, and utilities (+200). Government (-1,800), other services (-1,400), financial activities (-400), and information (-200) experienced over-the-month losses. Goods-producing industries, at 809,400, were up 900 from April. Manufacturing added 3,400 jobs, construction lost 2,500, and mining and logging remained at the April level.

ODJFS 2008-2018 Occupational Trends:

Current Job Listings:

Senior Associate at KPMG www.kpmg.com

Local City Driver at Saia Motor Freight www.sai.com
Salary $18.76- 20.43 per hour. Pay for experience

Administrative Assistant at W&S Life Insurance Company www.westernsouthernlife.com

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