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Builders Bulletin: Washington Unemployment at 3.6%, Construction Sector Grows by 4,500 Jobs

Posted on Sep 19, 2023 in:
  • Builders Bulletin


In July 2023, the unemployment rate in Washington stood at a healthy 3.6%, while the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett metropolitan area boasted an even lower rate of 3.1%. Notably, the construction sector in the state experienced growth over the past year, adding 4,500 jobs between July 2022 and July 2023. With a total statewide construction employment of 240,900, these figures reflect a positive trend in Washington's labor market and its continued commitment to economic development.

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September 2023 Builders Bulletin


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