Cayuga County has a labor force of approximately 37,000. There are also a number of programs for workforce training.

Source:  U.S. Census 2019: American Community Survey

Cayuga County has concentrations in manufacturing and farming that are higher than both the New York and United States rates, which contribute to those sectors serving as the county’s target industries.

Source:  U.S. Census 2019: American Community Survey
Average Weekly Wage by Industry Cayuga County New York State U.S.
10 Total, all industries $894 $1,515 $1,179
102 Service-providing $824 $1,532 $1,158
101 Goods-producing $1,064 $1,374 $1,270
1011 Natural resources and mining $855 $841 $1,087
1012 Construction $1,074 $1,414 $1,215
1013 Manufacturing $1,127 $1,384 $1,331
1021 Trade, transportation, and utilities $812 $1,097 $979
1022 Information $1,027 $2,698 $2,444
1023 Financial activities $1,092 $2,871 $1,757
1024 Professional and business services $1,070 $1,935 $1,521
1025 Education and health services $895 $1,145 $1,027
1026 Leisure and hospitality $412 $695 $463
1027 Other services $622 $1,015 $862
1029 Unclassified $561 $1,304 $1,203
Source:  U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2020 Q2

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