Employment numbers offer some surprises and employment opportunities

Employment numbers offer some surprises and employment opportunities

BY MAUREEN N. MARATITA

Journal Staff

 

A number of the region’s largest private sector employers are locally owned and operated and do business throughout Micronesia.

Major sources of employment in the Mariana Islands include local governments.

The region’s largest sources of private sector employment are the hospitality industry and the construction industry.

In the past 23 years, GovGuam numbers from September 1993 (the earliest listed on the Guam Bureau of Labor Statistics website) to date have shrunk from the highest number of government employees of 16,980 in June 1998 to the lowest number of 10,750 . . .

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