Average Seattle Wage Tops $50k While Unemployment Rates Stay Low

The greater Seattle metropolitan area continues its robust recovery from the Great Recession, registering average wage increases and unemployment rates lower than both long-term local averages and current national percentages. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the June unemployment rate for Seattle, Washington was 4.8 percent. The Seattle-Bellevue-Everett metro area had the […]

Seattle Area Unemployment Decreases by 2.5% Year Over Year

The Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma metro area continues its strong recovery from the Great Recession, with an unemployment rate that has remained below 5 percent for the first time since 2008. Seattle-area unemployment was at 4.7 percent in June, a decrease of 2.5 percent from this time last year. […]