Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 4.7% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 500 roles, based on the most recently available information published in April 2022.

Total employment in the Bremerton-Silverdale, WA market declined by 414 jobs in March and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate decreased by 39 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Bremerton-Silverdale, WA unemployment rate is 95 bps above the national rate which is a negative sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 130 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in March versus prior month by 8.7% and are equal compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Unemployment March 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs declined by -0.7%. Key sectors include:

  • Government: 32,500; -500
  • Transportation & Utilities: 12,600; no change
  • Business Services: 9,200; no change
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 9,100; no change
  • Construction, Mining: 5,200; no change
  • Manufacturing: 2,700; no change
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA Unemployment by Industry March 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through March 2022 (Data published April 2022 and reports created on April 27, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.