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.
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
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.