Stories tagged: Washington unemployment rate
Wed., July 20, 2016, 1:32 p.m.
Washington unemployment rate hovers at 5.8 percent
OLYMPIA – Washington state lost 500 jobs from May to June, but its unemployment rate is hovering at 5.8 percent for the seventh straight month. Numbers released Wednesday by the …
Wed., June 15, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Washington jobless rate holds steady at 5.8 percent
Washington state added an estimated 8,700 jobs last month and the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent.
Thu., June 20, 2013, midnight
State’s jobless rate dips to 6.8 percent
Washington’s unemployment rate in May fell to 6.8 percent, the lowest since November 2008, according to the Employment Security Department. The report said the number of unemployed workers in the …
Thu., June 13, 2013, midnight
Average salary in Washington rose in ’12
Private-sector job growth and a recovering economy pushed Washington’s average wage in 2012 to $51,595. That’s the first time Washington’s average wage – for jobs covered by unemployment insurance – …
Wed., April 17, 2013, 1:19 p.m.
Wash. March unemployment rate drops to 7.3 percent
OLYMPIA — Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent in March, the lowest rate in more than four years, but the state still saw a net loss of 5,500 …