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Quick Look: Work Opportunities in the Columbus Region

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The Columbus Region is made up of the city of Columbus, and surrounding counties – 11 in total. Our economy is diverse, which is a pretty unique and good thing. It means that no single sector or industry rules the landscape, and there are work opportunities all across the board.

Cols Region Counties


Major sectors that really help provide a healthy base of jobs and income in the Columbus Region economy include manufacturing, logistics, science and technology, headquarters and business services, agbioscience and international business. Dynamic industries within those sectors include fashion and apparel, personal care and beauty, food and nutraceuticals, medical devices, data analytics, automotive, energy, finance and insurance, information technology, and retail and e-commerce.

Cols Region Employment by Industry