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Coeur D'Alene Employment

Employment and Industries in the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Area

The lumber industry, healthcare and tourism related businesses are the primary economic factors in Coeur Dalene. Manufacturing is also a significant sector for employment. The county is home to more than 250 manufacturing companies. Flexcel is the county's largest manufacturing firm. Hagadone Corporation and the Kootenai Medical Center are two of the largest employers in the county. The local meat processing plants also provide jobs. Mining also provides employment in the region.

Customer service centers also provide employment, including Verizon Communications' order processing centers, Center Partners, U.S. Bank customer service center and Coldwater Creek center.

Shown below is a list of the largest employers in the Coeur Dalene area:

  • Hagadone Corporation - Tourism & Publishing
  • Kootenai Medical Center - Hospital
  • Cd'A School District - Education
  • Center Partners - Call centers
  • North Idaho College - Community College
  • State of Idaho - Government
  • KC Government - County Government
  • Cd 'A Tribal Casino - Amusement
  • US Government - Federal government
  • Post Falls School District - Education
  • Lakewood School District - Education
  • Verizon Communications - Telephone and call centers
  • Walmart - Retail
  • Silverwood - Theme park
  • Kimball Office - Furniture manufacturer
  • City of Coeur Dalene
  • US Bank - Banking & call center
  • Coldwater Creek - Catalog company
  • Buck Knives - Hunting knives MFG
  • Advanced Input Systems - Control panels & keyboards

The major employment sectors in Coeur Dalene are:

  • Healthcare
  • Tourism
  • Construction
  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Education
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Social assistance
  • Customer service

Noteworthy information about Coeur Dalene: In 2008 the cost of living index was at 94.3 which is less than the national average of 100. About 20% of the adult population has a bachelor's degree or higher. In 2007 the estimated median household income was $41,000.

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The Coeur Dalene Press offers up-to-date information regarding the business activities in Coeur Dalene.

Jobs in Coeur Dalene

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 57940 $39410 $18.95 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9870 $31710 $15.24 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 6420 $33150 $15.94 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 6310 $21450 $10.31 8.3
5 Production Occupations 3890 $32900 $15.82 5.85
6 Construction and Extraction Occupations 3550 $39030 $18.76 4.4
7 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 3460 $77870 $37.44 5.75
8 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 3190 $36430 $17.52 6.15
9 Management Occupations 2930 $80540 $38.72 6.05
10 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 2570 $30740 $14.78 6.45
11 Personal Care and Service Occupations 2570 $24220 $11.64 4.1
12 Retail Salespersons 2510 $28250 $13.58 3.1
13 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2300 $39260 $18.87 3.8
14 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1880 $26130 $12.56 3.7
15 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1800 $66360 $31.91 5.05
16 Healthcare Support Occupations 1760 $30240 $14.54 3.05
17 Customer Service Representatives 1710 $24420 $11.74 1.75
18 Office Clerks, General 1620 $29510 $14.19 2
19 Cashiers 1540 $21050 $10.12 2.25
20 Waiters and Waitresses 1380 $20520 $9.86 1.6
21 Registered Nurses 1290 $67660 $32.53 1.9
22 Personal Care Aides 1270 $23610 $11.35 1.3
23 Community and Social Service Occupations 1180 $36710 $17.65 1.65
24 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1160 $20670 $9.94 2.15
25 Protective Service Occupations 1140 $47230 $22.7 2.25
26 General and Operations Managers 1020 $83760 $40.27 1.4
27 Team Assemblers 930 $29120 $14 0.75
28 Carpenters 860 $38360 $18.44 0.6
29 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 820 $28200 $13.56 1.2
30 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 780 $35280 $16.96 1.1
31 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 770 $60840 $29.25 0.9
32 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 750 $33270 $16 1.6
33 Nursing Assistants 720 $26950 $12.96 1.05
34 Cooks, Restaurant 700 $23620 $11.35 0.75
35 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 680 $45990 $22.11 1
36 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 670 $57430 $27.61 2.8
37 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 670 $68280 $32.83 1.65
38 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 600 $39700 $19.09 1
39 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 590 $25030 $12.03 1.6
40 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 560 $20430 $9.82 1
41 Food Preparation Workers 560 $21780 $10.47 0.6
42 Receptionists and Information Clerks 550 $28600 $13.75 0.7
43 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 550 $27080 $13.02 1.6
44 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 540 $28940 $13.91 0.8
45 Construction Laborers 480 $32150 $15.46 0.8
46 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 480 $32570 $15.66 0.9
47 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 470 $37630 $18.09 1.2
48 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 420 $39580 $19.03 1.7
49 Billing and Posting Clerks 420 $34120 $16.4 0.35
50 Social and Human Service Assistants 410 $30100 $14.47 0.3
51 Cooks, Fast Food 390 $17570 $8.45 0.3
52 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 380 $62060 $29.84 1
53 Bartenders 370 $19850 $9.55 0.4
54 Medical Assistants 360 $32010 $15.39 0.45
55 Legal Occupations 330 $76210 $36.64 0.8
56 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 330 $40520 $19.48 0.5
57 Tellers 330 $26510 $12.75 0.3
58 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 330 $29810 $14.33 0.4
59 Dishwashers 330 $18540 $8.91 0.3
60 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 320 $23670 $11.38 0.3
61 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 310 $29010 $13.95 0.6
62 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 300 $53200 $25.58 0.45
63 Driver/Sales Workers 300 $32300 $15.53 0.3
64 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 290 $39060 $18.78 0.2
65 Loan Officers 290 $78660 $37.82 0.2
66 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 290 $50200 $24.13 0.4
67 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 270 $34580 $16.63 0.2
68 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 270 $41060 $19.74 0.6
69 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 260 $30670 $14.74 0.6
70 Electricians 250 $42210 $20.3 0.4
71 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers 250 $28670 $13.78 0.1
72 Computer User Support Specialists 250 $39960 $19.21 0.4
73 Packers and Packagers, Hand 250 $25210 $12.12 0.45
74 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic 240 $26400 $12.69 0.1
75 First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 240 $53460 $25.7 0.4
76 Accountants and Auditors 240 $57940 $27.86 0.9
77 Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 230 $36100 $17.35 0.1
78 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 230 $21530 $10.35 0.2
79 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 230 $22870 $11 0.4
80 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 230 $23860 $11.47 0.3
81 Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents 220 $61220 $29.43 0.2
82 Insurance Sales Agents 220 $37590 $18.07 0.3
83 Firefighters 220 $46870 $22.53 0.2
84 Sales Managers 210 $100950 $48.54 0.2
85 Machinists 210 $47710 $22.94 0.3
86 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 210 $20650 $9.93 0.2
87 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 200 $19640 $9.44 0.25
88 Dental Assistants 200 $36640 $17.62 0.2
89 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 200 $55840 $26.84 0.6
90 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 190 $51400 $24.71 0.3
91 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 190 $37910 $18.23 0.5
92 Financial Managers 190 $110650 $53.2 0.4
93 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 190 $42910 $20.63 0.5
94 Pharmacy Technicians 190 $37950 $18.25 0.25
95 Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers 190 $36620 $17.6 0.3
96 Management Analysts 180 $70250 $33.78 0.5
97 Residential Advisors 170 $29560 $14.21 0.1
98 Dental Hygienists 170 $80410 $38.66 0.1
99 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 170 $46810 $22.51 0.2
100 Counter and Rental Clerks 170 $30520 $14.67 0.3
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Jobs More Common Near Coeur Dalene Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 39,410 57,940
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,710 9,870
Sales and Related Occupations 33,150 6,420
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 21,450 6,310
Production Occupations 32,900 3,890
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,030 3,550
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 77,870 3,460
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 36,430 3,190
Management Occupations 80,540 2,930
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 30,740 2,570
Personal Care and Service Occupations 24,220 2,570
Retail Salespersons 28,250 2,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 39,260 2,300
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,130 1,880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 66,360 1,800
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,240 1,760
Customer Service Representatives 24,420 1,710
Office Clerks, General 29,510 1,620
Cashiers 21,050 1,540
Waiters and Waitresses 20,520 1,380
Registered Nurses 67,660 1,290
Personal Care Aides 23,610 1,270
Community and Social Service Occupations 36,710 1,180
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,670 1,160
Protective Service Occupations 47,230 1,140
General and Operations Managers 83,760 1,020
Team Assemblers 29,120 930
Carpenters 38,360 860
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,200 820
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,280 780
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 60,840 770
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,270 750
Nursing Assistants 26,950 720
Cooks, Restaurant 23,620 700
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 45,990 680
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,430 670
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,280 670
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,700 600
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,030 590
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 20,430 560
Food Preparation Workers 21,780 560
Receptionists and Information Clerks 28,600 550
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,080 550
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,940 540
Construction Laborers 32,150 480
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 32,570 480
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 37,630 470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 39,580 420
Billing and Posting Clerks 34,120 420
Social and Human Service Assistants 30,100 410

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Coeur Dalene, Idaho Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 39,410 57,940
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 31,710 9,870
Sales and Related Occupations 33,150 6,420
Production Occupations 32,900 3,890
Construction and Extraction Occupations 39,030 3,550
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 77,870 3,460
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 36,430 3,190
Management Occupations 80,540 2,930
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 30,740 2,570
Retail Salespersons 28,250 2,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 39,260 2,300
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,130 1,880
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 66,360 1,800
Healthcare Support Occupations 30,240 1,760
Office Clerks, General 29,510 1,620
Registered Nurses 67,660 1,290
Community and Social Service Occupations 36,710 1,180
Protective Service Occupations 47,230 1,140
General and Operations Managers 83,760 1,020
Team Assemblers 29,120 930
Carpenters 38,360 860
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 28,200 820
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,280 780
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 60,840 770
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,270 750
Nursing Assistants 26,950 720
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 45,990 680
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,430 670
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,280 670
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 39,700 600
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 25,030 590
Receptionists and Information Clerks 28,600 550
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,080 550
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 28,940 540
Construction Laborers 32,150 480
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 32,570 480
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 37,630 470
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 39,580 420
Billing and Posting Clerks 34,120 420
Social and Human Service Assistants 30,100 410
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 62,060 380
Medical Assistants 32,010 360
Legal Occupations 76,210 330
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 40,520 330
Tellers 26,510 330
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 29,810 330
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 29,010 310
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 53,200 300
Driver/Sales Workers 32,300 300
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 39,060 290

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