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Labor Force & Employment Data

Labor Force & Employment Information (Presque Isle Area Labor Market ~ 12 mo. Avg.)

Civilian Labor Force 21,879
            Employed 20,885
            Unemployed 994
Unemployment Rate
            Presque Isle Area 4.5%
            State of Maine 3.1%
            United States 4.0%
Minimum Hourly Wage ~ Effective January 1, 2019
            Minimum Wage Rate $ 11.00
            Service Employees $   5.50
Employee liability
           State Income Tax
           Federal Income Tax
           Social Security
           Medicare
Employer liability
            Unemployment Tax
            Competitive Skills Scholarship Fund
            Workers Compensation
            Social Security
            Medicare