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Bellingham, Washington Overview

Bellingham is the last major city along the Washington coastline before the Canadian border. The thirteenth-largest city in Washington, Bellingham is home to over 82,000 residents. Since its incorporation in 1904, the city has become a hub for recreational, educational, cultural, and economic activity. Forbes ranks Bellingham 41st on its list of the best small places for business and careers, 110th for cost of doing business and 30th for education. The area is home to many institutions of higher learning, including Western Washington University, Whatcom Community College and Northwest Indian College. The median age of Bellingham residents is 31.3 years.

Bellingham Job Opportunities

Employment is driven mostly by the healthcare, government and education jobs in Bellingham. Western Washington University is the city's top employer, with 2,235 employees. Job titles at the university include associate or assistant professor, assistant department director, administrative assistant, student advisor and mechanic. St. Joseph hospital is the second-largest employer, with 1,757 employees. Positions at St. Joseph include physician, nurse, lab assistant, patient advocate, pharmacy technician and physician assistant.

Bellingham School District is the third-largest employer, with 1,651 employees. The school district frequently hires teachers, substitute teachers, counselors and nurses. Whatcom County is the next-largest employer, with 930 employees in positions like operations specialist, public health nurse and deputy sheriff. Ferndale jobs are also available to those willing to commute.

Bellingham Employment Trends

Employment growth overall is strong in Bellingham - the city ranks in the top 100 on Forbes' job growth list. In 2013, the city experienced job growth of 2.1 percent and an unemployment rate of 6.3 percent. The fastest-growing jobs in the area include registered nurse (18-26 percent), home care and personal aides (18-26 percent), food preparation and service workers (9-17 percent), cleaners and janitors (9-17 percent) and retail sales (8 percent). The college attainment level for the city is 31 percent and continues to grow, potentially making the job market more competitive in the future for those without a college degree.

Bellingham Cost of Living

The cost of living in Bellingham is 6.2 percent above the national average and just slightly above the Washington average. The cost of living indices that are significantly higher than the national average are housing, healthcare, transportation and grocery. The median home price is $239,400, with home prices rising almost 16 percent in the past year. The median household income is $49,630, and household income grew by 0.4 percent in the past year. Per capita income in the city is $23,288.
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IT Support Specialist for a Growing Business Job Label:IT Specialist v2 We are seeking a motivated individual to provide IT help desk support to our growing Whatcom County based company. If you are looking for the next step in your career as an IT professional and have a continued desire to learn new skills and possess a drive to succeed, start building your career today by exploring our IT Supp...
Bellingham, WA, 98225
KLINGSPOR Abrasives, Inc., a manufacturer of the highest quality industrial sanding and grinding products is searching for an enthusiastic and self motivated Factory Sales Representative based in the N. Seattle, WA area. This Entry-Level position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. You must possess the ability to work independently in a fast paced sales environment. Experie...
Bellingham, WA, 98225
Job Description Performs routine food service activities according to established operational policies and procedures. Demonstrates basic knowledge of menu and responds to guest inquiries and concerns in a courteous manner. People Oriented – enjoys working with our guests and fellow associates, possess good communication and interpersonal skills. Growth Oriented – knows that learning and growt...
Bellingham, WA, 98226
Fetch your future! If you’re passionate about pets and want to build a challenging career with the leading pet retailer, why not combine your love for pets with a rewarding career at PetSmart? PetSmart is a dynamic Fortune 500 company that provides a broad range of competitively priced pet food and pet supplies, as well as grooming, pet training and pet adoption services. With more than 1,200 pet ...
Bellingham, WA, 98226
Multiple Part-Time Positions Available Emeritus at Bellingham - 4415 Columbine Drive; Bellingham, WA, 98226 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives th...
Bellingham, WA, 98226
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our rema...
Bellingham, WA, 98226
TruGreen is a leader in the service industry and we have a career opportunity for an ambitious, team-oriented professional who wants to learn to manage one of our lawn care operations. General Managers that are hired initially enter a training program for the first five months of employment to learn our business and processes. During training you will perform assigned duties, under the direction ...
Bellingham, WA, 98226
Retail Sales Specialist Men's Wearhouse in Bellingham, WA Men’s Wearhouse is looking for talented commissioned Sales Consultant candidates that have a passion for providing world class service to customers and employees. Men's Wearhouse is not only one of the largest specialty retailers in North America, it’s also a great place to work. Our management values put employees first leading us to be n...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
KAG West -- Drive and Thrive -- Professional Driving that Fits Your Life KAG West, a highway subsidiary of the Kenan Advantage Group, is now seeking Class A CDL Truck Drivers in your area. We know tank truck drivers are an elite group of Professionals. The KAG companies believe that safe, qualified drivers are the most important part of our overall team operation. Come join our great family of d...
Bellingham, WA
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
Bellingham, WA
Established public accounting firm in Northern Washington looking for an Audit Manager with solid public accounting experience. Need bachelor's in accounting, CPA, and recent public accounting experience in audit work. Required 5 plus years of experience and some management. Very comfortable billable hours and strong benefits and bonus program for the Audit Manager. Employer paid relocation along...
Bellingham, WA
Description Overview: As a Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandise Placement Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life during the fast-paced holiday season. Associates in this role perform a number of functions that are critical to offering our customers the best experience when they shop in our store. While all seasonal positions require working as part of a team...
Bellingham, WA
Description Overview: As a Seasonal Retail Stock Merchandise Placement Associate, you will be an integral part of bringing the magic of Macy's to life during the fast-paced holiday season. Associates in this role perform a number of functions that are critical to offering our customers the best experience when they shop in our store. While all seasonal positions require working as part of a team...
Bellingham, WA
Description Job Overview: The Seasonal ASTs primaryresponsibilities are to organize the Store Management Office, executeoperational administrative functions, oversee scheduling maintenance, balancethe vault and other cash functions daily, distribute reports from My MacysPortal to management team, facilitate the screening/hiring process, handle HRfunctions, and act as the HR liaison for store emp...
BELLINGHAM, WA
Now is a great time to look at Snap-on Tools franchise ownership. A Snap-on Tools franchise is a unique opportunity to own your own business. With over 90 years in business, ours is a given business model that provides: initial training, the #1 product in the category (Frost & Sullivan, 2013), a protected list of calls and an opportunity to grow your business. Snap-on Tools was rated one of the t...
Bellingham, WA
You know how to communicate with customers to find out what they need—and what solutions can fill those needs. Our dedicated Sales professionals receive award-winning training so they can present our game-changing technologies, products and services to the world. Responsibilities About Verizon Wireless We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest...
Bellingham, WA, 98225
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Web Application Developer Bellingham, WA Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Web Application Developer Bellingham, WA Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Web Application Developer with AngularJS / JQuery experience , please read on! Founded in 2003, We are a pioneer...
Bellingham, WA, 98225
As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: 'TMUS') is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The company's advanced nationwide 4G and 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences for customers who are unwilling to compromise on quality and value. Based in Bellevue, Wash., T-Mobile US operates its flagship...
BELLINGHAM, WA, 98225
UPS is hiring individuals to work as part-time Package Handlers. This is a physical, fast-paced position that involves continual lifting, lowering and sliding packages that typically weigh 25 - 35 lbs. and may weigh up to 70 lbs. Part-time employees usually work 3 ½ - 4 hours each weekday (Monday through Friday) and typically do not work on weekends or selected holidays. Package Handlers receive ...

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