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Labor Force

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest attractions to Benton County is an exceptionally strong labor pool. We have a well-educated work force that exhibits a high degree of pride and strong work ethic. Some believe this can be traced to the values and beliefs of the communities. Others attribute it to the abundance of educational facilities in the immediate area. There is a good mix of universities, technical college and trades training including:


In addition, unique and innovative partnerships between industry and these institutions of higher learning have been developed which provides great benefit to both the students and employers.