Employment

Idaho has a very diverse economy. While the traditional resource-based industries of agriculture, forest products, and mining continue to contribute to the economy, high-tech, tourism, retail trade, healthcare, business, and information services are growth sectors.

For employment opportunities in both the public and private sectors, contact the Idaho Department of Labor at 317 W. Main Street, Boise, ID, 83735, or any of the 24 local offices throughout the state. Addresses and phone numbers of these offices are in the directory on the Idaho Department of Labor website at http://labor.idaho.gov.

For detailed and up-to-date labor market information, visit the LMI section of the Department of Labor website.

You can also visit the Boise Valley Economic Partnership website for a summary of regional labor market data.

Additional Employment Information:

The Arbiter
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725
208.345.8204
www.arbiteronline.com
Idaho Business Review
855 W. Broad St., Ste. 103
Boise, ID 83702
208.336.3768
www.idahobusinessreview.com
Idaho Department of Labor
317 W. Main St.
Boise, ID 83702
208.332.3570
www.labor.idaho.gov
Idaho Primary Care Association
1087 W. River St., Ste. 160
Boise, ID 83702
208.345.2335
http://idaholiveworkplay.org/jobs

Idaho Press-Tribune P.O. Box 9399
Nampa, ID 83652
208.467.9251
www.idahopress.com

The Idaho Statesman
P.O. Box 40
Boise, ID 83707
208.377.6200
www.idahostatesman.com
The Post Register
P.O. Box 1800 I
daho Falls, ID 83403
208.522.1800
www.postregister.com

Other Job Websites:
www.BoiseIdahoJobs.com
www.boise.craigslist.org

 

The Chamber is a Proud Winner of the Best Places to Work in Idaho Award for 2011 & 2012.

TOP EMPLOYERS & NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES:

Micron Technology, Inc. 9,826
Hewlett-Packard Company 4,000
St. Luke's Boise & Meridian 3,919
Saint Alphonsus Health System 3,439

Boise Independent School District

3,000
Meridian Joint School District 2,987
Idaho Power Company 2,100

Nationwide Insurance

2,009
City of Boise 1,609
DirecTV 1,600
Ada County 1,591
Albertsons/SUPERVALU 1,412
Citi 1,400
Idaho National Guard 1,400
Fred Meyer, Inc. 1,100
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. 1,089
Remington Arms Company, Inc. 1,000
WDS Global 1,000
BlueCross of Idaho 875
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. 850
J.R. Simplot Company 750
MotivePower, Inc. 750
WinCo 685
CenturyLink 650
Wal-Mart 600
URS Corporation 600
Boise Inc. 540
Sorrento Lactalis, Inc. 526
Plexus 500
U.S.Bank  500

 

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