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Labor & Jobs

Lafayette, LA has a knack for producing an innovative, energized workforce thanks to the unmatched workforce training programs and education opportunities offered in our region. In fact, businesses in the Lafayette region were awarded more than $3.2 million in workforce training contracts in fiscal year 2015-16. In recent years, the award-winning LED FastStart™ program has dedicated millions of dollars to develop customized employee recruitment, screening and training for Lafayette businesses. The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government listed the University of Louisiana as one of the top 100 public research universities in the nation. It is the second largest university in Louisiana with an enrollment of more than 19,000 students, offering 106 undergraduate degree programs, 37 master’s degree programs, and 10 doctorate degree programs. South Louisiana Community College is one of the fastest growing colleges in Louisiana serving more than 10,000 students on eight campuses in Acadiana. Finally, according to Business Facilities Lafayette has the fifth best job growth in the nation; and Louisiana has the sixth lowest cost of doing business. With all of these resources made readily available, you are bound to find a wide-range of potential employees to recruit.

 

Useful Workforce Resources (Lafayette is located in RMLA 4):

Industry Employment Projections to 2024

Occupational Projections to 2024

Occupations in Top Demand to 2024

Occupational Wage Data (2015)