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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 
Unemployment Benefits ReportPDF | XLSMonthly02/17/2015
 
Monthly unemployment benefits reports by legislative district, congressional district and by county.
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund ForecastPDFQuarterly02/17/2015
 
This report provides the status and updated projections of the state’s unemployment-insurance trust fund.
Business Employment DynamicsPDFQuarterly02/06/2015
 
A national and state view of changes to businesses and the job market.
Monthly Employment ReportPDF | XLSMonthly01/27/2015
 
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
Current Employment StatisticsXLSMonthly01/27/2015
 
Monthly estimates of employment, hours worked and earnings.
Washington Employment EstimatesXLSMonthly01/27/2015
 
Monthly estimates of nonfarm employment in Washington state, benchmarked quarterly.
Median and Average Hourly WagesXLSYearly10/22/2014
 
The median and average hourly wage tables include annual data going back to 1990 for the state and each county. Unadjusted, inflation-adjusted and annualized data are listed, as well as a breakout for the private sector.
Labor Market and Economic ReportPDFYearly04/18/2014
 
Yearly report on Washington state’s labor market and economy.

Industry reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Quarterly Census of Employment and WagesPDF | XLSQuarterly01/30/2015
 
Industry employment and wage data from employer tax records.
Establishment SizeXLSYearly11/18/2014
 
The number of establishments and establishment size class based on the number of employees in each Washington industry.
Employment Projections PDF | XLSYearly10/13/2014
 
Short- and long-term employment outlook by industry and occupation.
Industry trendsWebMonthly08/19/2014
 
Economic indicators and trends in Washington state industries
Fruit Growers Wage Survey PDFBiannual06/04/2014
 
Prevailing wages for apple, cherry and pear workers in Washington state.
Agricultural Workforce ReportPDFYearly01/08/2014
 
Overview of agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
Find employersWebYearly01/02/2014
 
Contact information for more than 330,000 employers in Washington state.

Occupational reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Employer Demand ReportPDF | XLSMonthly02/23/2015
 
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.
Job Vacancy and Hiring Survey ReportPDF | XLSSemiannual01/15/2015
 
The number of job openings in Washington’s job market.
Learn about an occupationWebMonthly10/21/2014
 
Discover which occupations have the most job opportunities.
Occupational Employment and Wage EstimatesPDF | XLSYearly09/25/2014
 
Employment and wage estimates by occupation and area.
Employee Benefits Survey ReportPDF | XLSYearly03/17/2014
 
Annual report on the health insurance, retirement and paid-leave benefits offered to employees.

Regional reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Labor Market Supply/Demand ReportsXLSMonthly02/09/2015
 
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.
Local Unemployment StatisticsXLSMonthly01/27/2015
 
Statewide and local-level monthly unemployment estimates.
WorkSource Performance Dashboard ReportsXLSQuarterly12/17/2014
 
Quarterly dashboards showing performance indicators, common measures and results for all workforce development areas.
Labor area summariesWebMonthly11/26/2014
 
Labor market trends in the metropolitan areas and counties of Washington state.
Numbers and trendsWebMonthly09/23/2014
 
Top economic indicators for Washington state’s workforce.
Local employment dynamicsWebQuarterly08/04/2014
 
Labor-market information by geographic area, industry, age and gender.
EB-5 Investor Targeted Employment AreasPDF | XLSYearly07/09/2014
 
Areas with reduced investment requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Distressed areas listWebYearly05/05/2014
 
Counties where long-term unemployment is higher than the statewide average.
County ProfilesWebYearly12/09/2013
 
Labor market profiles of counties in Washington state. Including geography, industries, population, workforce, wages and income.

Special reports

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Training Benefits Program Annual Report and Net Impact StudiesPDFYearly12/05/2014
 
Annual report to the Washington State Legislature on the Training Benefits Program.
WorkFirst and Workforce Investment Act Title 1-B ReportPDF | XLSAnnual12/03/2014
 
The report describes short-term and long-term employment- and training-related outcomes and funding of WorkFirst and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I-B workforce training programs. This report also includes a visual representation of Washington’s full workforce development system.
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 GenerationPDFOne 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 (Legislative Report)PDFOne Time12/01/2011
 
Special report on the performance of the Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).
Unemployment Benefits Exhaustee Survey ReportPDFOne Time07/27/2011
 
Results from a survey of claimants who used up all of their unemployment benefits prior to finding work.

Presentations

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Economic symposiumsPDFYearly10/31/2014
 
Presentations from economic symposiums held around the state.