Real Estate Job Growth Slows to Near-Zero

Real Estate Job Growth Slows to Near-Zero

Time once again to take a look at the breakdown of what sectors are adding jobs locally and what sectors are losing jobs. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors over the past four years. The “Finance / Real Estate” sector had been growing by as much as five percent […]

Construction Job Growth Slowly Moderating

Construction Job Growth Slowly Moderating

It’s been a few months since we had a look at the breakdown of what sectors are adding jobs locally and what sectors are losing jobs. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors over the past four years. Now here’s a zoomed in view so you can see what’s going […]

Retail Jobs Gained, Manufacturing Slipped in December

Retail Jobs Gained, Manufacturing Slipped in December

Let’s take a look at the breakdown of what sectors are adding jobs locally and what sectors are losing jobs. This was scheduled for last week but the NWMLS data came out a bit earlier than I had expected. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors over the past four […]

Manufacturing Jobs Slip as Job Growth Slows

Manufacturing Jobs Slip as Job Growth Slows

Let’s take a look at the breakdown of what sectors are adding jobs locally and what sectors are losing jobs. I had intended to post this yesterday but the day got away from me. Sorry about that! First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors over the past four years. Now […]

Construction Job Growth Slows to a Crawl

Construction Job Growth Slows to a Crawl

To follow up yesterday’s post on unemployment and labor force participation rate, here’s our breakdown of the job growth (or losses) in specific sectors for the Seattle area. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors: Here’s a look at just the last year zoomed in so you can see what’s […]

Seattle Monthly Job Growth Hits 13-Year High in June

Seattle Monthly Job Growth Hits 13-Year High in June

New local job stats came out this week, so let’s have a look at the Seattle area’s employment situation. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors: Since things are getting really jumbled together lately on that chart, I broke down just the last year and zoomed in so you can […]

Seattle-Area Adds More Jobs, Unemployment Dips Below 5%

Seattle-Area Adds More Jobs, Unemployment Dips Below 5%

New local job stats came out this week, so let’s have a look at the Seattle area’s employment situation. First up, year-over-year job growth, broken down into a few relevant sectors: Construction growth dipped again, and has fallen from a 10.2% year-over-year gain in January to 3.1% in May. With 5.7% year-over-year growth, the retail […]