Labor Market Information

About Spokane County

Total population: 522,798 (2019 Census estimate)

Land area: 1,763.79 square miles

Total labor force: 240,915 (December 2020 preliminary estimate from Employment Security Department)


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Targeted Industries

The Spokane Workforce Council carefully analyzes changes and trends within the regional labor market and economy to determine its targeted industries.

We choose targeted industries based upon livable wages at middle skills, strength of the industry in our local economy, and career opportunities available in the industry.

10,174 employed, $84,252 average wage
46,321 employed, $52,352 average wage
16,801 employed, $54,523 average wage
9,520 employed, $53,812 average wage
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