Workforce Talent

Highly Educated, Professional Workers

When more than two-thirds of your residents have four or more years of college, you know you’re someplace special. Hudson, Ohio boasts an extremely educated and professional workforce, and has programs, associations and numerous higher education institutions nearby to ensure it will stay that way.

Access to Millions of Young Workers

Hudson draws from a labor pool of 2 million people living throughout Northeast Ohio, the 15th largest metropolitan market in the nation. Nearly half of all local residents are between ages 20 and 54. Additionally, the Hudson-area workforce spans a variety of trade and service industries, including technology, alternative energy, healthcare, manufacturing, and distribution among others.

Surrounded by Colleges and Universities

Hudson is surrounded by the second-largest concentration of educational resources in the U.S., providing continuing education programs and workforce development for your employees.

Workforce Training and Development Opportunities

Organizations in Hudson and throughout Northeast Ohio offer a variety of programs and services to help train and educate your staff. Among those groups:

  • MAGNET, Inc. was founded to support, educate and champion manufacturing throughout Northeast Ohio
  • COSE is Northeast Ohio’s largest small business support organization and provides a variety of resources to help small business succeed
  • BioOhio, through a U.S. Department of Labor grant, provides a jobs training program to help Ohio’s growing bioscience industry
  • Workforce Solutions, part of Cuyahoga Community College’s Workforce Training Program, provides employee training programs, professional development and lifelong learning opportunities to exchange economic growth
2010 Hudson Jobs by Category
The chart below breaks down the jobs in Hudson from the 2010 census into categories of age, earnings, industry, education, and gender.

2010 Total All Jobs

Count Share
10,047 100.0%

Jobs by Worker Age

Age Count
Age 29 or Younger
1,622 16.1%
Age 30 to 54
6,053 60.2%
Age 55 or Older

Jobs by Earnings

Earnings Per Month
$1,250 Per Month or Less
2,384 23.7%
$1,251 to $3,333 Per Month
2,155 21.4%
More than $3,333 Per Month
5,508 54.8%

Jobs by NAICS Industry Sector

Sector Count
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
7 0.1%
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
13 0.1%
Utilities 59 0.6%
Construction 262 2.6%
Manufacturing 1,199 11.9%
Wholesale Trade
763 7.6%
Retail Trade
947 9.4%
Transportation and Warehousing
259 2.6%
Information 269 2.7%
Finance and Insurance
584 5.8%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
123 1.2%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
740 7.4%
Management of Companies and Enterprises
494 4.9%
Administration & Support, Waste Management and Remediation
458 4.6%
Educational Services
1,223 12.2%
Health Care and Social Assistance
1,359 13.5%
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
142 1.4%
Accommodation and Food Services
660 6.6%
Other Services (excluding Public Administration)
293 2.9%
Public Administration
193 1.9%

Jobs by Worker Educational Attainment

Less than High School
403 4.0%
High School or Equivalent, No College
1,771 17.6%
Some College or Associate Degree
2,414 24.0%
Bachelor's Degree or Advanced Degree
3,837 38.2%
Educational Attainment Not Available (Workers Aged 29 or Younger)

Jobs by Worker Sex

Sex Count
Male 5,380 53.5%
Female 4,667 46.5%