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Labor Force & Employment Data

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  • Civilian Labor Force 4,916
    • Employed      4,581
    • Unemployed    335
  • Unemployment Rates ~ 12 month average
    • Presque Isle Area:     8.4%
    • State of Maine:          7.5%
    • United States:           8.9%

Minimum Hourly Wage Rate: $7.50

  • No planned change for 2012

Employee liability

  • State Income Tax
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Social Security
  • Medicare

Employer liability

  • Unemployment Tax
  • Competitive Skills Scholarship Fund
  • Workers Compensation
  • Social Security
  • Medicare