Middle-Skills Credentials and Immigrant Workers: Idaho's Untapped Assets

National Skills Coalition
Date of Publication: 
October, 2018
Source Organization: 
National Skills Coalition

The Idaho economy has robust demand for middle-skill workers. More than half of all jobs in Idaho (53 percent) are middle-skill occupations that require more than a high school diploma, but not a four-year degree. Yet only 50 percent of Idaho workers have been educated to the middle-skill level. This fact sheet by the National Skills Coalition summarizes data showing that immigrants are part of Idaho's middle-skill solution and could contribute more if Idaho invested in their skills. 

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National Skills Coalition. (2018). Middle-Skill Credentials and Immigrant Workers: Idaho's Untapped Assets. Retrieved from https://nationalskillscoalition.org/resources/publications/file/Middle-Skill-Credentials-and-Immigrant-Workers-Idahos-Untapped-Assets-1.pdf