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Economic reports and data

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Current Employment StatisticsXLSMonthly06/20/2017
 
Monthly estimates of employment, hours worked and earnings.
Washington Employment EstimatesXLSMonthly06/20/2017
 
Monthly estimates of nonfarm employment in Washington state, benchmarked quarterly.
Unemployment Benefits ReportPDFMonthly06/15/2017
 
Monthly unemployment benefits reports by legislative district, congressional district and by county.
Monthly Employment ReportPDF | XLSMonthly06/14/2017
 
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
Business Employment DynamicsPDFQuarterly06/02/2017
 
A national and state view of changes to businesses and the job market.
Labor Market and Economic ReportPDFYearly05/08/2017
 
Yearly report on Washington state’s labor market and economy.
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund ForecastPDFQuarterly12/13/2016
 
This report provides the status and updated projections of the state’s unemployment-insurance trust fund.
Median and Average Hourly WagesXLSYearly09/08/2016
 
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.

Industry reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Employment Projections PDF | XLSYearly06/19/2017
 
Short- and long-term employment outlook by industry and occupation.
Quarterly Census of Employment and WagesXLSQuarterly06/16/2017
 
Industry employment and wage data from employer tax records.
Agricultural Wage and Practice Survey PDFBiannual06/07/2017
 
Agricultural wage and practice survey
Find employersWebYearly04/12/2017
 
Contact information for more than 330,000 employers in Washington state.
Agricultural Workforce ReportPDFYearly11/15/2016
 
Overview of agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
Establishment SizeXLSYearly11/06/2015
 
The number of establishments and establishment size class based on the number of employees in each Washington industry.
Industry trendsWebMonthly08/19/2014
 
Economic indicators and trends in Washington state industries
Agriculture Employment and Wage ReportPDF | XLSMonthly06/18/2014
 
The monthly agriculture employment and wage report will no longer be provided beginning with the May 2014 report due to a decline in funding.

Occupational reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Employer Demand ReportPDF | XLSMonthly06/23/2017
 
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.
Occupational Employment and Wage EstimatesPDF | XLSYearly08/04/2016
 
Employment and wage estimates by occupation and area.
Job Vacancy and Hiring Survey ReportPDF | XLSSemiannual01/15/2015
 
The number of job openings in Washington’s job market.
Learn about an occupationWebYearly10/21/2014
 
Discover which occupations have the most job opportunities.
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 
Local Unemployment StatisticsXLSMonthly06/20/2017
 
Statewide and local-level monthly unemployment estimates.
Labor Market Supply/Demand ReportsXLSMonthly05/31/2017
 
The labor market supply/demand reports represent comparisons of online job postings and data on unemployment benefit claimants. The data is organized by workforce development area (WDA) and occupation category.
EB-5 Investor Targeted Employment AreasPDF | XLSYearly05/03/2017
 
Areas with reduced investment requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Labor area summariesWebMonthly04/25/2017
 
Labor market trends in the metropolitan areas and counties of Washington state.
Distressed areas listWebYearly04/25/2017
 
Counties where long-term unemployment is higher than the statewide average.
WorkSource System Performance Dashboard ReportsXLSQuarterly12/22/2015
 
County ProfilesWebYearly07/30/2015
 
Economic analysis of Washington state counties.
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.

Special reports

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Training Benefits Program Annual Report and Net Impact StudiesPDFYearly12/13/2016
 
Reports to the Washington State Legislature on the Training Benefits Program.
Self-Employment Assistance Program (Legislative Report)PDFSemiannual12/31/2015
 
Special report on the performance of the Self-Employment Assistance Program (SEAP).
Green-Economy Jobs ReportPDFBiannual07/08/2015
 
Wages, necessary skills and employment prospects for green-economy jobs in Washington state.
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
 
Three reports on effect of E2SSB 5809 training on employment rates and wages, completed in 2013.
Workforce Effects of Biomass and Solar GenerationPDFOne Time06/29/2012
 
Special report on the economic and workforce effects of biomass and solar electricity generation.
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 symposiumsPDFYearly11/03/2015
 
Presentations from economic symposiums held around the state.