Spokane Employment/Unemployment Situation

If it seems like there are few jobs in Spokane, it might be because there are few jobs in Spokane. Spokane’s 2010 employment is almost the same as the year 2000. An entire decade of job growth has been lost. Almost 10% of the jobs at the peak in 2007 have disappeared. (Note: These totals do not include armed forces, self employed and sole proprietors.)

Corrected data source: Washington Employment Security Department Workforce Explorer. Go to that page and then select Spokane County. You can figure it out from there!

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One Response to Spokane Employment/Unemployment Situation

  1. Kevin August says:

    I was seeking employment for the second half of 2010 and had no luck whatsoever. I really appreciate you posting this figures, at least I know it wasn’t necessarily my fault I didn’t get a job last year!

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