Labor Market Information

About Spokane County

Total population: 522,798 (2019 Census estimate)

Land area: 1,763.79 square miles

Total labor force: 259,174 (June 2021 preliminary estimate from Employment Security Department)

WA State Map - Spokane Emphasis

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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.

10,446 employed | $92,451 average wage
48,569 employed | $55,426 average wage
15,540 employed | $57,946 average wage
9,221 employed | $54,207 average wage
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