Marcellus Shale Coalition Releases Annual Workforce Survey

Nearly 95 percent of Pennsylvania’s Shale producers participated in the Marcellus Shale Coalition’s annual workforce survey.

Key survey highlights include:

  • 26.5 percent of new hires work in engineering and construction, 23 percent of new hires work in equipment operations; 15.2 percent in operations and maintenance, 8 percent in administration, 7 percent in land and 5 percent in environmental, health & safety;
  • 83 percent of new hires came from Marcellus Shale [Pa., Oh., W.Va., N.Y., Md.] states;
  • Positions most difficult to fill;
  • Workforce diversity; and
  • Recruitment methods and challenges, including educational and professional training needs.

Is the industry growing, stagnant or declining? Click here to read the entire study.

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