August 2022 Monthly Employment Report
Washington’s economy gained an estimated 16,100 jobs (seasonally adjusted) in August. Job growth was highest in the following industries: government, education & health services, professional & business services and retail trade.
July 2022 Monthly Employment Report
Washington’s economy gained an estimated 6,600 jobs (seasonally adjusted) in July. Also in July, the preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate decreased slightly from 3.8 percent to 3.7 percent
June 2022 Monthly Employment Report
Monthly report shows modest job growth in June. Washington’s economy gained an estimated 2,500 jobs (seasonally adjusted) in June. Job growth was concentrated in the following industries: information, manufacturing and construction.
Unemployment Insurance trust fund forecast projects higher balance than in November
The June 2022 Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund projection report, published today, forecasts continued growth through 2025. This report, published three times a year, is based on the June 2022 economic forecast released by the state’s Economic and Revenue Forecast Council (ERFC).
Paid Leave advisory committee change of date
The Paid Family and Medical Leave advisory committee will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, from 2-4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public by remote participation only.
2021 Average Annual Wage
OLYMPIA – Washington’s average annual wage grew by 7.5% in 2021 to $82,508, according to the state Employment Security Department. The strong demand for workers and hiring difficulties across different sectors drove average wage growth in 2021 to the second largest in more than two decades.
May 2022 Monthly Employment Report
Washington’s economy lost 2,300 jobs in May and the preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate dropped slightly to 3.9%.
April 2022 Monthly Employment Report
Washington’s economy added 12,300 jobs in April and the preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate was 4.1%