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Employment in Devon

Employment and skill levels are above the national average:

  • Above average levels of employment.
  • With higher than average skilled trades employment and apprenticeships.
  • Approx. 150,000 people working in professional occupations and growing.
  • Approx. 100,000 managers, directors and senior officials, 12% of all jobs (UK average is 11%).
  • Skills levels above national average, with 63% qualified at NVQ level 3+ (2020).
  • Competitive labour and premises costs.

And a loyal and dedicated workforce that loves where they live!

Supported by Devon County Council