Spokane MSA health care employment continues to shrink

Health care services is supposed to be the future of economic growth in Spokane. A new medical school is alleged to create billions in economic growth, for example. But look at what is happening in Spokane MSA health care employment – the number of jobs are in a steady decline, perhaps a steepening decline.

Bureau of Labor Statistics Data. Their data table combines health care and some education sector jobs – but not public schools, which are the largest component of the education sector.

Anyone else a bit nervous about this trend?

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