Local Workforce at a Glance:

  • Louisville’s regional labor productivity is 50% higher than the national average. 
  • Local manufacturing jobs generate 4.3 times the export value than of the average regional job, outpacing Nashville and Indianapolis. 
  • Louisville’s manufacturing employment is 20% greater than the national average. 
  • The local workforce participation rate is 65%, well above the national average (59%).

The staff at the Louisville Riverport Authority works actively with Riverport businesses to find the exact type of employees needed from Metro Louisville’s well-trained and highly skilled workforce. By partnering with local schools, colleges, universities, and trade programs, our companies have access to a workforce pipeline unique to their needs.
Partners include: