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The Courier-Journal, Employment market is great -- for those with training

By Michael Gritton

Date Published: 11/22/2014

When it comes to working in the Greater Louisville region, I have good news: The labor market is the best it’s been since before the Great Recession.
A lot of the progress has occurred over the last year alone — unemployment plunged almost two full percentage points, down to just 5.5 percent. And, the jobs out there are paying more: The average annual inflation-adjusted wage has shot up $3,000 in just three years.

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