Seattle, WA Jobs


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The job market in Seattle, WA is looking very positive with a projected growth rate of 47.00%, almost double the US average of 30.54%. The unemployment rate in Seattle is 2.6%, which is much lower than the national unemployment rate of 4.1%. This shows that there are plenty of opportunities for potential job seekers in Seattle and that the city is an attractive place to find work. With its strong economy and excellent job prospects, Seattle is definitely a great place to build your career.

The unemployment rate in Seattle is 4.8% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Seattle has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 2.6% over the past year.
- The average salary in Seattle is $105,391.
- The median home cost in Seattle is $823,900

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Seattle? Computer, Math ($127,756)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($17,764)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Information ($128,185)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($31,081)
- Average Income of Residents in Seattle ($68,836) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Seattle (4.8) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Seattle. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Seattle, Washington that match your qualifications.

     JobsSeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationSeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Business, Financial$85,053$68,299
  Computer, Math$127,756$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$96,799$86,023
  Social Service$51,554$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$60,118$43,591
  Health Practitioners$84,393$75,327
  Health Technicians$59,753$41,524
  Healthcare Support$31,453$25,441
  Fire Fighters$37,919$35,516
  Law Enforcement$85,179$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$28,256$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$25,997$23,378
  Personal Care$17,764$15,351
  Sales, Related$53,656$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$43,506$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$31,386$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$51,608$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$51,851$48,436
  Material Moving$31,921$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustrySeattle, WashingtonUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$36,908$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$67,905$51,301
  Retail Trade$63,726$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$58,009$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$89,038$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$64,804$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$105,088$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$113,083$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$44,705$30,687
  Educational Services$56,053$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$54,520$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$39,771$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$31,081$18,154
  Other Services$39,516$29,481
  Public Administration$85,054$61,644
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I have lived here since 1975, I moved here from California but was born and raised in Michigan. I would have to say that I never regretted leaving Michigan and their  More

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I’ve lived in Seattle for just under 7 years and while it can be a stunningly beautiful place, I am very excited to leave. I’ll start with some of the positive aspects.  More

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if you can afford it, Seattle is a very nice place to live and raise a family! however, it is extremely expensive and in the winter, it's rather gloomy. i love gloomy  More

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