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April unemployment rates
  • in Washington
    5.5%
    seasonally adjusted
  • in the U.S.
    5.4%
    seasonally adjusted

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Recently published reports

Employer Demand Report
Updated 05/22/2015
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.
Agricultural Workforce Report
Updated 05/21/2015
Overview of agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
Monthly Employment Report
Updated 05/20/2015
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
Washington Employment Estimates
Updated 05/20/2015
Monthly estimates of nonfarm employment in Washington state, benchmarked quarterly.
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