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Economic reports and data

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Monthly Employment ReportPDF | XLSMonthly09/19/2018
Monthly report on employment and unemployment in Washington state. Provides statewide and county-level data.
Washington Employment EstimatesXLSMonthly09/19/2018
Monthly estimates of nonfarm employment in Washington state, benchmarked quarterly.
Median and Average Hourly WagesXLSYearly09/13/2018
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.
Current Employment StatisticsXLSMonthly08/21/2018
Monthly estimates of employment, hours worked and earnings.
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund ForecastPDFQuarterly07/26/2018
This report provides the status and updated projections of the state’s unemployment-insurance trust fund.
Unemployment Benefits ReportPDFMonthly07/17/2018
Monthly unemployment benefits reports by legislative district, congressional district and by county.
Business Employment DynamicsPDFQuarterly05/24/2018
A national and state view of changes to businesses and the job market.
Labor Market and Economic ReportPDFYearly04/11/2018
Yearly report on Washington state’s labor market and economy.

Industry reports, data and tools

Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Find employersWebYearly05/16/2018
Contact information for more than 330,000 employers in Washington state.
Quarterly Census of Employment and WagesXLSQuarterly03/21/2018
Industry employment and wage data from employer tax records.
Establishment SizeXLSYearly12/19/2017
The number of establishments and establishment size class based on the number of employees in each Washington industry.
Employment Projections PDF | XLSYearly09/11/2017
Short- and long-term employment outlook by industry and occupation.
Agricultural Wage and Practice Survey PDFBiannual06/07/2017
Agricultural wage and practice survey
Agricultural Workforce ReportPDFYearly11/15/2016
Overview of agricultural employment and wages in Washington state.
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 
Occupational Employment and Wage EstimatesPDF | XLSYearly09/20/2018
Employment and wage estimates by occupation and area.
Employer Demand ReportPDF | XLSMonthly09/07/2018
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 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 StatisticsXLSMonthly09/19/2018
Statewide and local-level monthly unemployment estimates.
Labor Market Supply/Demand ReportsXLSMonthly06/28/2018
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 | XLSYearly04/25/2018
Areas with reduced investment requirements for immigrant investor (EB-5) visas.
Distressed areas listWebYearly04/24/2018
Counties where long-term unemployment is higher than the statewide average.
Labor area summariesWebMonthly04/25/2017
Labor market trends in the metropolitan areas and counties of Washington state.
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).
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.


Report NameFormatFrequencyPublished 
Economic symposiumsPDFYearly07/11/2018
Presentations from economic symposiums held around the state.