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Largest Employers in Ottawa County

(school districts, emergency services or government agencies not included)

The Ohio economy is built upon a legacy of strength in manufacturing and innovative thinking. The surrounding nine county region of Northwest Ohio sits on Lake Erie and boasts key strengths in transportation and logistics, providing a transportation hub for land, rail, sea and air. All advantages that help Northwest Ohio continue to build in critically important areas that will strengthen the global economy. Ottawa County is a prime location for businesses in advanced manufacturing, logistics, healthcare, warehousing, transportation, retail, agriculture, and many others.

OC Largest Industries

– ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
– HEALTHCARE & SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
– RETAIL TRADE
– HOSPITALITY & FOOD SERVICES
– EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

The industries in Ottawa County with the most number of employees are Manufacturing (3,746 people), Healthcare & Social Assistance (3,068 people), and Retail Trade (1,823 people).

OC Highest Paying

– UTILITIES
– TRANSPORTATION & WAREHOUSING
– PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
– PROFESSIONAL & TECHNICAL SERVICES
– MINING, QUARRYING & OIL/GAS

The highest paying industries in Ottawa County by median earnings are Utilities ($79,866), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,856), and Public Administration ($54,818).

OC Most Specialized

– PRODUCTION WORKERS
– HEALTH TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
– BUILDING & GROUNDS
– INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
– LAW ENFORCEMENT

Ottawa County as a high number of residents working as Production Operators (2.06 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (1.52 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.37 times).

(2018 data: census bureau)