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Industrial Development

Location & Connectivity

The Village of Rothschild offers a strategic location along Wisconsin’s commerce corridors, I-39/USH 51 and WIS-29 to I-94, the Village of Rothschild offers direct market access unparalleled by most other communities in the State. In addition to superb interstate access, the Canadian National rail line serves the Villages’ industrial users with approximately 4 miles of track stretched along the Villages’ western edge.

Distribution and Logistics companies such as Old Dominion, Krueger Wholesale Florists, and Central Beer Distributors have made investments in the Village, and enjoy the connectivity the Village of Rothschild provides.

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Workforce Profile

Occupational Category

Total Employment

% Total Employment

Relative Concentration,
Wausau MSA
vs. Nation

All Occupations*

65,330

100.0

1.00

Management Occupations

2,490

3.8

0.77

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

3,270

5.0

1.00

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

1,700

2.6

0.93

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

1,220

1.9

1.04

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

290

0.4

0.51

Community and Social Service Occupations

600

0.9

0.64

Legal Occupations

320

0.5

0.63

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

2,950

4.5

0.71

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

680

1.0

0.79

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

3,510

5.4

0.92

Healthcare Support Occupations

2,230

3.4

1.15

Protective Service Occupations

950

1.5

0.59

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

4,570

7.0

0.78

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

1,640

2.5

0.77

Personal Care and Service Occupations

1,550

2.4

0.79

Sales and Related Occupations

6,310

9.7

0.91

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

10,800

16.5

1.02

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

110

0.2

0.50

Construction and Extraction Occupations

2,490

3.8

0.99

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

2,540

3.9

1.01

Production Occupations

9,710

14.9

2.25

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

5,400

8.3

1.22

Workforce – Wages and Rates

Occupational Category

Hourly Average Wage ($)

Annual Average Wage ($)

Annual Wage 10th Percentile ($)

Annual Median Wage ($)

Annual 90th Percentile ($)

All Occupations*

19.70

40,970

17,980

33,620

71,530

Management Occupations

42.86

89,160

38,150

80,610

149,830

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

27.50

57,190

30,170

51,920

91,600

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

32.03

66,630

34,760

65,600

103,270

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

30.18

62,760

36,890

59,170

94,630

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

22.13

46,040

22,690

42,380

70,560

Community and Social Service Occupations

21.80

45,340

23,360

44,780

67,610

Legal Occupations

32.47

67,540

30,660

54,500

119,510

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

25.57

53,190

21,260

44,420

91,990

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

18.01

37,460

17,380

31,670

64,580

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

36.81

76,560

31,650

58,010

147,570

Healthcare Support Occupations

13.13

27,310

18,440

25,730

39,090

Protective Service Occupations

17.70

36,810

17,560

30,100

61,030

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

9.85

20,490

16,030

18,690

28,720

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

11.77

24,490

16,490

21,870

37,430

Personal Care and Service Occupations

11.11

23,110

16,530

21,920

29,830

Sales and Related Occupations

16.27

33,850

16,590

24,120

65,770

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

15.68

32,610

18,160

31,140

48,450

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

11.73

24,400

16,320

21,530

38,250

Construction and Extraction Occupations

23.47

48,820

28,200

45,280

72,640

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

20.10

41,800

25,270

40,690

59,290

Production Occupations

16.55

34,420

22,040

33,750

47,000

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

14.90

30,990

17,650

28,080

51,760

Workforce Profile Data Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics: May 2013 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

*Data reflects 2013 activity in Marathon County.  NOTE:  2013 unemployment rate for Marathon County averaged 6.7%, peaking in February at 8.0%, and falling to 5.6% by December.   August 2014 (most recent available) unemployment rate: 4.9%