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Washington listed as best state for jobs in 2022!

Washington State Capitol, Olympia.
Credit: Bellingham Herald

Study: Washington Named Best State for Jobs in 2022

From South Sound Business:

Washington is 2022’s best state for jobs, according to a new study from personal finance website WalletHub.

Looking to determine the most attractive states for employment, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity, and a healthy economy. Its data set ranged from employment growth to median annual income to average commute time.

The 2022’s Best & Worst States for Jobs report found that Washington ranked No. 1 as the overall best state for jobs. Vermont placed second on the list. Additional findings include:

Finding a Job in Washington (1 = Best; 25 = Average)

  •     5th: Job opportunities
  •     2nd: Monthly average starting salary
  •     24th: Unemployment rate
  •     8th: Median annual income (adjusted for cost of living)
  •     18th: Average length of work week (in hours)
  •     8th: Job satisfaction
  •     11th: Percent of residents five years of age and older who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Posted by Steve on December 13, 2022 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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