Overall unemployment rate moved up to 4.3% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 300 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Bremerton-Silverdale, WA market declined by 1,176 jobs in June and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 30 bps to 4.3%. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Bremerton-Silverdale, WA unemployment rate is 46 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 100 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 9.6% and are up compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Unemployment June 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.1% . Key sectors include:

  • Government: 33,300; -300
  • Transportation & Utilities: 12,400; +100
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 9,600; +200
  • Business Services: 9,400; no change
  • Construction, Mining: 5,300; +100
  • Manufacturing: 2,800; no change
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Unemployment by Industry June 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.