Female leadership key in Jackson government

While men hold the highest-paying and highest number of jobs in most Western North Carolina governments, Jackson County is a noticeable exception to that general rule.

In that county of 44,000 people, 388 employees are on the county payroll as full-time workers, and 54.6 percent of them are female. That more than flips the average across the 11 local governments whose payrolls The Smoky Mountain News recently analyzed, finding that 47.4 percent of the governments’ 1,817 full-time employees were female.

Read more at: https://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/29586-female-leadership-key-in-jackson-government

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