Seattle-Bellevue-Everett Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro +4,900
  • Month Over Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 6,467
  • Year Over Year: +3.4%
State +10,900
  • Month Over Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 7,633
  • Year Over Year: +2.4%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.8%
  • Month Over Month: +0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.63%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%
State 3.4%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.4%
  • Year Over Year: -0.8%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -100
  • From Last Month: -0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 56
  • From Last Year: +5.3%
Wired Telecommunications Carriers +100
  • From Last Month: +1.9%
  • 3 Month Average: 5
  • From Last Year: -3.5%
Accommodation 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 17
  • From Last Year: +3.0%
Manufacturing +400
  • From Last Month: +0.2%
  • 3 Month Average: 188
  • From Last Year: +2.9%
Retail Trade +3,300
  • From Last Month: +1.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 233
  • From Last Year: +1.2%
Transportation & Warehousing +1,100
  • From Last Month: +1.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 61
  • From Last Year: +1.3%
Air Transportation -100
  • From Last Month: -0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 16
  • From Last Year: +3.3%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing +900
  • From Last Month: +1.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 87
  • From Last Year: +3.8%
Goods Producing +100
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 326
  • From Last Year: +3.6%
Hospitals -100
  • From Last Month: -0.3%
  • 3 Month Average: 38
  • From Last Year: +1.9%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing -100
  • From Last Month: -0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 13
  • From Last Year: -3.7%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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