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Reports, data & tools

Our tools and reports use Washington state labor market information to help job seekers, employers and public officials make informed career, hiring or policy decisions. For more information on any report, contact an economist.
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Economic reports and data

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Annual Labor Market and Economic ReportPDFYearly04/18/2014
Yearly report on Washington state’s labor market and economy.
Unemployment Benefits ReportPDF | XLSMonthly04/17/2014
Monthly unemployment benefits reports by legislative district, congressional district and by county.
Monthly Employment ReportWeb | XLSMonthly04/16/2014
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
Washington Employment EstimatesXLSMonthly04/16/2014
Monthly estimates of nonfarm employment in Washington state, benchmarked quarterly.
Current Employment StatisticsXLSMonthly03/25/2014
Monthly estimates of employment, hours worked and earnings.
Business Employment DynamicsPDFQuarterly02/14/2014
A national and state view of changes to businesses and the job market.

Industry reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Agricultural Employment and Wage ReportPDF | XLSMonthly04/15/2014
Monthly report on agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
Quarterly Census of Employment and WagesPDF | XLSQuarterly01/29/2014
Industry employment and wage data from employer tax records.
Annual Agricultural WorkforcePDFYearly01/08/2014
Annual overview of agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
Find employersWebYearly01/02/2014
Contact information for more than 330,000 employers in Washington state.
Firm SizeXLSYearly09/19/2013
The number of firms and firm size based on the number of employees for each Washington industry.
Employment Projections PDF | XLSYearly07/03/2013
Short- and long-term employment outlook by industry and occupation.
Industry trendsWebMonthly04/17/2013
Economic indicators and trends in Washington state industries
Fruit Growers Wage Survey ReportPDFBiannual05/24/2012
Prevailing wages for apple, cherry and pear workers in Washington state.

Occupational reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Employee Benefits ReportPDF | XLSYearly03/17/2014
Annual report on the health insurance, retirement and paid-leave benefits offered to employees.
Job Vacancy ReportPDF | XLSSemiannual03/11/2014
The number of job openings in Washington’s job market.
Learn about an occupationWebMonthly01/02/2014
Discover which occupations have the most job opportunities.
Occupational Employment and Wage EstimatesPDFYearly06/17/2013
: Employment and wage estimates by occupation and area.

Regional reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Local Unemployment StatisticsXLSMonthly04/16/2014
Statewide and local-level monthly unemployment estimates.
Targeted Employment AreasWebYearly03/25/2014
Areas with reduced requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Labor area summariesWebMonthly01/28/2014
Labor market trends in the metropolitan areas and counties of Washington state.
Numbers and trendsWebMonthly12/23/2013
Top economic indicators for Washington state’s workforce.
County ProfilesWebYearly12/09/2013
Labor market profiles of counties in Washington state. Including geography, industries, population, workforce, wages and income.
Distressed areas listWebYearly05/07/2013
Counties where long-term unemployment is higher than the statewide average.
Local Employment DynamicsWebQuarterly02/06/2012
Labor-market information by geographic area, industry, age and gender.

Special reports

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Training Benefits ReportPDFYearly01/17/2014
Annual report to the Washington State Legislature on the Training Benefits Program.
WorkSource Net Impact StudyPDFOne Time11/21/2013
A 2013 Assessment of the effectiveness of WorkSource job-search services.
E2SSB 5809 Workforce Training Bill ReportsPDFYearly06/18/2013
Special reports on effect of E2SSB 5809 training on employment rates and wages.
Workforce Effects of Biomass and Solar ConversionPDFOne Time06/29/2012
Special report on the economic and workforce effects of biomass and solar electricity generation.
Green Economy Jobs ReportPDFBiannual06/25/2012
Wages, necessary skills and employment prospects for green-economy jobs in Washington state.
Self-Employment Assistance Program ReportPDFOne Time12/01/2011
Special report on the performance of the Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).
Unemployment Benefits Exhaustee ReportPDFOne Time07/27/2011
Results from a survey of claimants who used up all of their unemployment benefits prior to finding work.


Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Economic symposiumsPDFYearly11/25/2013
Presentations from economic symposiums held around the state.