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.

Seattle-Area YOY Job Gains / Losses

Now here’s a zoomed in view so you can see what’s going on lately:

Seattle-Area YOY Job Gains / Losses

With 4.7% year-over-year growth, the retail sector was once again the fastest-growing sector in November. Overall year-over-year growth fell from 2.7% in October to 2.2% in November. Job growth peaked this year at 3.6% in July.

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Tim Ellis is the founder of Seattle Bubble. His background in engineering and computer / internet technology, a fondness of data-based analysis of problems, and an addiction to spreadsheets all influence his perspective on the Seattle-area real estate market. Tim also hosts the weekly improv comedy sci-fi podcast Dispatches from the Multiverse.

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