Numbers of jobs in Washington

All Occupations

Year Number
2001 2,580,750
2002 2,563,910
2003 2,561,590
2004 2,583,080
2005 2,653,320
2006 2,736,910
2007 2,811,700
2008 2,868,910
2009 2,789,670
2010 2,693,220
2011 2,720,660
2012 2,764,080
2013 2,827,200
2014 2,898,350
2015 2,983,930
2016 3,067,110
2017 3,186,610
2018 3,259,150

Management Occupations

Year Number
2001 93,710
2002 89,890
2003 83,350
2004 80,740
2005 78,920
2006 80,480
2007 88,200
2009 113,180
2010 120,400
2011 126,950
2012 131,910
2013 131,710
2014 135,320
2015 145,240
2016 153,820
2017 161,960
2018 165,590

Business and Financial Operations Occupations

Year Number
2001 116,450
2002 116,460
2003 119,930
2004 119,990
2005 121,350
2006 125,980
2007 131,240
2008 136,130
2009 136,700
2010 139,760
2011 144,970
2012 154,810
2013 165,820
2014 174,780
2015 178,640
2016 191,630
2017 203,780
2018 217,510

Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Year Number
2001 83,650
2002 83,870
2003 84,240
2004 85,630
2005 88,480
2006 93,500
2007 102,970
2008 106,950
2009 111,960
2010 108,130
2011 119,420
2012 131,130
2013 140,120
2014 136,530
2015 143,270
2016 148,670
2017 157,400
2018 164,830

Architecture and Engineering Occupations

Year Number
2001 75,840
2002 69,290
2003 68,780
2004 66,240
2005 69,960
2006 73,300
2007 77,300
2008 81,800
2009 79,790
2010 76,760
2011 75,310
2012 75,980
2013 76,170
2014 75,620
2015 77,970
2016 77,830
2017 74,990
2018 75,110

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 33,190
2002 34,530
2003 36,440
2004 40,040
2005 40,430
2006 42,770
2007 43,680
2008 44,070
2009 44,460
2010 36,360
2011 36,500
2012 35,270
2013 34,640
2014 32,600
2015 33,680
2016 33,370
2017 35,800
2018 35,780

Community and Social Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 40,100
2002 41,030
2003 43,490
2004 42,930
2005 44,860
2006 44,740
2007 46,770
2008 48,440
2009 45,720
2010 45,560
2011 45,820
2012 44,810
2013 45,520
2014 44,940
2015 43,580
2016 42,840
2017 46,660
2018 48,550

Legal Occupations

Year Number
2001 21,660
2002 21,650
2003 21,480
2004 20,290
2005 20,960
2006 20,240
2007 20,160
2008 19,990
2009 20,820
2010 20,880
2011 21,620
2012 20,510
2013 20,340
2014 20,070
2015 19,960
2016 20,440
2017 20,320
2018 21,540

Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Year Number
2001 158,060
2002 157,590
2003 161,390
2004 159,190
2005 160,030
2006 158,760
2007 161,260
2008 162,430
2009 165,350
2010 166,200
2011 165,900
2012 171,160
2013 173,230
2014 179,780
2015 177,430
2016 182,060
2017 183,490
2018 188,000

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations

Year Number
2001 36,520
2002 36,100
2003 37,370
2004 37,080
2005 37,440
2006 39,350
2007 41,310
2008 41,130
2009 40,850
2010 40,010
2011 41,400
2012 42,240
2013 42,780
2014 43,500
2015 45,870
2016 47,480
2017 47,820
2018 48,520

Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations

Year Number
2001 119,820
2002 119,810
2003 121,920
2004 122,060
2005 126,490
2006 128,730
2007 131,610
2008 138,230
2009 142,130
2010 141,650
2011 147,940
2012 149,560
2013 151,530
2014 150,600
2015 152,460
2016 157,500
2017 163,410
2018 165,250

Healthcare Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 62,680
2002 65,360
2003 66,600
2004 63,700
2005 64,540
2006 67,720
2007 67,300
2008 72,820
2009 71,420
2010 75,410
2011 74,710
2012 77,010
2013 75,290
2014 74,980
2015 75,960
2016 77,260
2017 83,720
2018 87,340

Protective Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 55,490
2002 52,660
2003 51,690
2004 50,820
2005 52,630
2006 50,520
2007 53,620
2008 50,770
2009 57,770
2010 54,710
2011 55,330
2012 54,260
2013 58,130
2014 57,280
2015 61,810
2016 61,880
2017 65,740
2018 66,080

Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 212,160
2002 214,260
2003 215,550
2004 218,550
2005 225,560
2006 236,640
2007 243,570
2008 249,870
2009 243,140
2010 235,380
2011 237,670
2012 238,060
2013 241,330
2014 253,020
2015 264,340
2016 283,050
2017 290,270
2018 294,260

Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations

Year Number
2001 73,240
2002 72,740
2003 72,430
2004 73,750
2005 75,160
2006 78,900
2007 80,270
2008 80,540
2009 77,700
2010 76,520
2011 77,730
2012 80,450
2013 81,040
2014 82,320
2015 85,050
2016 87,210
2017 89,480
2018 89,490

Personal Care and Service Occupations

Year Number
2001 59,170
2002 63,780
2003 61,380
2004 72,300
2005 73,450
2006 82,140
2007 82,690
2008 86,520
2009 87,030
2010 81,180
2011 84,170
2012 84,130
2013 85,340
2014 87,970
2015 88,950
2016 93,680
2017 118,650
2018 120,640

Sales and Related Occupations

Year Number
2001 285,830
2002 278,520
2003 285,650
2004 289,490
2005 295,860
2006 299,550
2007 301,830
2008 305,240
2009 288,660
2010 285,140
2011 288,530
2012 296,590
2013 302,780
2014 310,370
2015 308,770
2016 302,020
2017 301,700
2018 307,380

Office and Administrative Support Occupations

Year Number
2001 434,810
2002 438,000
2003 440,240
2004 441,060
2005 447,280
2006 457,550
2007 466,380
2008 466,620
2009 443,030
2010 417,450
2011 409,150
2012 402,530
2013 402,750
2014 412,910
2015 422,860
2016 435,510
2017 440,310
2018 442,170

Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations

Year Number
2001 15,420
2002 15,640
2003 12,920
2004 12,510
2005 14,930
2006 15,780
2007 15,030
2008 14,990
2009 14,960
2010 14,720
2011 15,130
2012 16,750
2013 16,250
2014 17,480
2015 19,170
2016 19,010
2017 18,200
2018 20,270

Construction and Extraction Occupations

Year Number
2001 130,660
2002 135,140
2003 131,880
2004 134,510
2005 144,960
2006 151,670
2007 163,750
2008 168,020
2009 144,350
2010 119,870
2011 111,730
2012 110,660
2013 116,960
2014 125,460
2015 133,380
2016 140,250
2017 152,150
2018 161,140

Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

Year Number
2001 111,180
2002 107,340
2003 106,950
2004 106,350
2005 110,280
2006 113,700
2007 114,520
2008 111,740
2009 106,620
2010 106,200
2011 108,690
2012 110,600
2013 109,570
2014 111,810
2015 115,660
2016 118,100
2017 123,380
2018 129,080

Production Occupations

Year Number
2001 164,670
2002 155,570
2003 148,840
2004 150,330
2005 157,990
2006 168,350
2007 171,690
2008 177,440
2009 158,860
2010 147,550
2011 152,420
2012 160,020
2013 166,990
2014 174,640
2015 178,770
2016 182,540
2017 177,920
2018 177,600

Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Year Number
2001 196,440
2002 194,700
2003 189,070
2004 195,520
2005 201,770
2006 206,540
2007 206,530
2008 205,080
2009 195,150
2010 183,390
2011 179,570
2012 175,650
2013 188,920
2014 196,360
2015 211,120
2016 210,950
2017 229,460
2018 233,020

Metro Areas in Washington