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March unemployment rates
  • in Washington
    5.8%
    seasonally adjusted
  • in the U.S.
    5.0%
    seasonally adjusted

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Employment Projections
Updated 05/04/2016
Short- and long-term employment outlook by industry and occupation.
EB-5 Investor Targeted Employment Areas
Updated 05/02/2016
Areas with reduced investment requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Employer Demand Report
Updated 04/29/2016
Monthly employer demand reports reflect the top 25 skill sets and certifications that employers are looking for in workers, as well as the top 25 occupations and employers.
Labor Market Supply/Demand Reports
Updated 04/27/2016
The labor market supply/demand reports represent comparisons of online job postings and data on unemployment benefit claimants and WorkSource job seekers. The data is organized by workforce development area (WDA) and occupation category.
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