Lewiston Nez Perce County Job Market
By Shari George
(Coldwell Banker Tomlinson)
Nez Perce county is ranked 24th out of 44 counties in size. With a population of just under 40,000 people, there are 11 major employers! Number 1 being St. Joseph Regional Medical Center. Health care workers are always needed especially nurses. The average wage for nurses is $18.89 per hour. Coming in at number 2 is ATK. ATK is part of the largest ammunition manufacturing company in the world, supplying products to the military, hunters, and to law enforcement around the globe. Next is the City of Lewiston, which is currently hiring fire fighters, police officers, and a building official. Education is very high on the list. Lewiston is the home of Lewis Clark State College, which U.S. News and World Report has ranked this 4 yr. public college #1 in the West!! GO Warriors!!! N...