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100 North Main Street
O'Fallon, MO 63366
Phone: 636-379-5532
Email: econdev@ofallon.mo.us

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Workforce Development

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’Fallon’s well-educated workforce supports a flourishing, diverse mix of industries, attracting Fortune 500 companies like Citi, McKesson Pharmaceutical and Mastercard to invest in this focused, business-minded community. From 20102015, our labor pool grew more than three times faster than the national average, and the annual unemployment rate of 2.5 % for 2017 remains one of the lowest in the St. Louis Metropolitan area, the State of Missouri, and it’s well-below regional and national averages.
An Educated Workforce
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Source: U.S. Census Data

Unemployment Rate Trends
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Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Civilian Growth Rate (20112016)
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Source: US Census and City of O’Fallon housing data

A Diverse Economy

O’Fallon’s robust economic picture is supported by a well-educated and well-trained workforce employed in healthcare, manufacturing, business and financial services. Overall workforce employment percentages are shown below.

Workforce by Top Industry
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Workforce Development Resources

On-the-Job Training

On-the-Job Training (OJT) provides cost savings for firms by assisting with occupational training costs to prepare new employees for company positions. Businesses participating in this program can be reimbursed for up to 50% of the wages of workers that are hired through the program (up to 1,040 hours). For more information, consider reading Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County’s OJT brochure.

St. Charles County’s Department of Workforce & Business Development

St. Charles County’s Department of Workforce & Business Development operates the Missouri Job Center of St. Charles County. Employer and job-seeker services include job postings, in-house computer training classes, monthly job fairs, conference and meeting rooms, video teleconferencing, audio-video equipment, rapid response and much more.

Higher Education
Nationally-recognized universities offer an array of top educational programs in many fields

O’Fallon benefits from our proximity to nationally-recognized higher education institutions that support technical training as well as continuing education. Eight higher education institutions in the St. Louis Region were included on the ‘America’s Top Colleges 2016’ list by ‘Forbes’ Magazine. O’Fallon is positioned to attract the region’s highly-skilled workforce.

Targeted Industries

Targeted Industries

Targeted Industries

Taxes and Incentives

Taxes and Incentives

Taxes and Incentives

Transportation and Infrastructure

Transportation and Infrastructure

Transportation and Infrastructure

Community Partners

Community Partners

Community Partners