Pierce County’s total employment is up again for the third month, with nearly 11K jobs added since June and continued gains expected through the year as holiday shopping picks up. Unemployment dropped 0.6 points to just 5 percent, representing over 22K job seekers.?
Demand for new hires is strong with over 12K active job postings, but only one in five posted jobs meet Pierce County’s definition for family wages ($52,197).
View WorkForce Central’s Interactive Report at their website.