Ohio Quarterly Workforce Report Q1 2016

Advanced manufacturing employers in Ohio posted 23,027 online ads for jobs related to lightweighting in Q1 2016. This level of posting represents a decrease in employer demand for the second consecutive quarter since job postings peaked at 30,929 in Q3 2015. Despite the downturn in the past two quarters the general trend for employer demand in Ohio has been increasing. The same is true for employment. The 140 occupations used in this analysis employed over 735,500 in 2015, growing year over year since the end of the recession in 2010 when only 650,000 Ohio workers held the same lightweighting-related jobs.