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Marshall County Labor Shed

The Marshall County Labor Shed consists of 10 counties in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois and has a population of 239,068 people.  The 10 counties which comprise the labor shed are:

  • Marshall County, KY
  • Calloway County, KY
  • McCracken County, KY
  • Graves County, KY
  • Carlisle County, KY
  • Caldwell County, KY
  • Livingston County, KY
  • Trigg County, KY
  • Lyon County, KY
  • Massac County, IL

 

Employment by Occupation/Sector

 

Skilled Labor

Our 10-County Labor Shed Region is home to the following skilled workers:

  • 2,449 Heavy & Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  • 1,945 Laborers & Freight, Stock, and Material Movers
  • 817 Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
  • 758 Team Assemblers
  • 604 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
  • 593 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • 591 Machinists
  • 589 Electricians
  • 584 Sailors & Marine Oilers
  • 536 First-Line Supervisors of Production & Operating Workers
  • 508 Assemblers & Fabricators
  • 499 Welders
  • 497 Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
  • 417 Packers & Packagers, Hand
  • 386 Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters
  • 357 Diesel Engine Specialists
  • 355 Chemical Equipment Operators
  • 347 Packaging & Filling Machine Operators
  • 333 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers
  • 292 Automotive & Watercraft Service Attendants
  • 245 Engine & Other Machine Assemblers
  • 232 First-Line Supervisors of Transportation & Material Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
  • 221 Slaughterers & Meat Packers
  • 214 Mixing & Blending Machine Operators
  • 170 First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand
  • 159 Industrial Production Managers
  • 158 Ship Engineers
  • 151 Molding, Coremaking, & Casting Machine Operators
  • 147 Industrial Engineers
  • 140 Mechanical Engineers
  • 129 Chemical Plant & Systems Operators
  • 129 Machine Feeders & Offbearers
  • 124 Maintenance Workers, Machinery
  • 116 Cutting, Punching, & Press Machine Operators
  • 103 Chemical Engineers
  • 102 Software Developers
  • 101 Civil Engineers
  • 91 Power Plant Operators
  • 87 Sawing Machine Operators
  • 84 CNC Machine Operators
  • 79 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
  • 74 Chemists

Source of Business and Labor Numbers: The Next Move Group, LLC

 

Kentucky Lake Economic Development
in Marshall County
270.527.2009 • fx: 270.527.9896 • cell: 270.493.1958 • email
1101 Main Street • Benton, Kentucky 42025

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