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Old 07-16-2011, 09:44 AM
 
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Default Medford, Oregon - Employment

My family and I are looking to move to the Medford Area this summer. I can see the housing is much less expensive than Southern California, but how is the job market.

I'm in the accounting field (clerical). Any info would be appreciated.
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Old 07-17-2011, 09:42 AM
 
Location: Southern Oregon
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The job market in Southern Oregon is poor at best, the southern counties run the highest unemployment rates in the state, Jackson county is at 12.7%, Josephine county is at 14%, Klamath county is at 13.5%. The Southern part of the state has always had a depressed economy since the late 70's. There are jobs to be had here in Southern Oregon however most of these jobs are at minimum wage ($8.50 p/hr).
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Old 07-20-2011, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Under Mount Doom
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To be honest, the job market is fairly weak in the best of times, and pretty awful now.

What type of work do you do?
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