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February 2020 Builders Bulletin: Washington Construction Employment Up

Posted on Jan 24, 2020 in:
  • Builder's Bulletin

By MBAKS Senior Policy Analyst Allison Butcher

Construction employment in Washington state reached 227,900 in December 2019, according to preliminary numbers released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is the highest statewide construction employment number recorded by BLS for Washington in the past decade. Last month’s increase of 1,200 construction jobs in our state was led by a gain of 700 specialty trade contractor jobs, according to the Employment Security Department..

The Builder's Bulletin is intended to provide a convenient way to track housing in our market and includes information from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service, State of the Cities Data Systems, Office of Financial Management and the Washington State Employment Security Department.

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February 2020 Builders Bulletin

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