County High Priority Occupation List

High Priority Occupations (HPOs) are one component of Pennsylvania's industry-driven approach to workforce development.  These lists are valid from September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018.  Click here to view the list for Lancaster County.

The purpose of the HPO lists is to align workforce training and education investments with occupations that are in demand by employers, have higher skill needs and are most likely to provide family sustaining wages.

Combining statistical data with regional expert input allow for a complete picture of the actual workforce needs of the commonwealth.  Click here to learn more about High Priority Occupations from the CWIA.


The Lancaster County High Priority Occupation List is published by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, Center for Workforce Information & Analysis (CWIA).