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Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Qualification: SOC code: 113051

Plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Bachelor's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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*How we calculate wages - Source data for wages come from the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) survey and are subject to restrictions and limitations of the survey. Self-employment, private households and agricultural employment, except for agricultural services, are excluded from OES. All wage estimations are adjusted as of March 2013. Learn more.

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Qualification status for in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Not in demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Not in demand Seattle King WDA: King County
Demand Pierce WDA: Pierce County
Balanced Benton- Franklin WDA: Benton, Franklin counties
Balanced Spokane WDA: Spokane County
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Whatcom county
Demand Southwest WDA: Cowlitz, Wahkiakum counties
Balanced North Central WDA: Chelan/Douglas counties
Balanced South Central WDA: Kittitas County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA: Kitsap county
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Skagit county
Demand Southwest WDA: Clark County
Balanced North Central WDA: Grant, Adams counties
Balanced South Central WDA: Klickitat County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Island, San Juan counties
Balanced North Central WDA: Okanogan County
Balanced South Central WDA: Skamania County
Balanced South Central WDA: Yakima County
Demand Eastern Washington WDA: Stevens, Ferry, Pend Oreille, Lincoln counties
Demand Eastern Washington WDA: Asotin, Garfield, Whitman counties