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Bellingham, WA Employment Information

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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Barnes & Noble Bellingham, WA
Barnes & Noble is looking for people with vision and energy to help us in our quest to change the future of reading. We are the world's largest bookseller and one of the world's fastest growing digital media and consumer technology companies with annual revenues near $7 billion. Barnes & Noble stores average 25,000 square feet, carrying up to 200,000 titles, and servicing tens of millions of cust...
Forever 2 1 Inc Bellingham, WA
Job Description : Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Retail Operations Team and showcase your fashion retailer skills while working with our exceptional retail staff! Position: Sales Associate Department: Retail Operations Reports to: Store Manager Direct Reports: No FLSA Status: Non - Exempt Location: Retail - In Store Department Summary Job Function: Deliverables: Greets and...
MEDNAX Inc. Bellingham, WA
Description Part-Time Hearing Screener Pediatrix Medical Group, the nation's largest provider of neonatal and maternal-fetal physician services, has an exciting opportunity available for a Hearing Screener. Individual will be responsible for performing hearing screens on newborn babies. Additional responsibilities include providing educational information and literature to parents, recording re...
Rite Aid Corporation Bellingham, WA
Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to assist customers with their health care needs by filling prescriptions and providing excellent customer service and assisting with supervising Pharmacy associates. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal law...
Rite Aid Corporation Bellingham, WA
Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to assist the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Manager with serving customers and maintaining the Pharmacy department. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The associate is responsible for the functions below, in add...
Baxter International Inc Bellingham, WA
DescriptionResponsible for all Medical History job skills in order to screen new and repeat donors for eligibility to donate. May also perform entry-level Phlebotomy floor skills as assigned and trained to complete. Comply with federal, state, local and company-specific regulations related to quality of product, employee and donor safety and to the proper performance of day-to-day activities. Comm...
Baxter International Inc Bellingham, WA
Description Improving Lives. Improving life for everyone. A subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare, BioLife is an industry leader in operating high quality plasmapheresis centers throughout the United States. Position eligible for %242,000. incentive bonus. The Medical Supervisor (MS) performs determination of donor suitability to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory...
Altria Group Inc Bellingham, WA
Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companies’ premium tobacco brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal and Black & Mild. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country’s top premium wine producers and Philip Morris Capital C...
Chico's Bellingham, WA
The Sales Associate is primarily responsible for ensuring a great customer experience and maximum profitability. Performs various sales and register transactions and aids in controlling shrink through customer interaction. FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Meets company sales goals by utilizing sales techniques and communicating product knowledge to the customer; recommends merchandise selections ...
Chico's Bellingham, WA
The Sales Lead is primarily responsible for supporting management in general operations of the store to ensure a great customer experience and maximum profitability. Performs various sales and register transactions FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervises associates engaged in sales, inventory receipt, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for customers. Prepares weekly schedule...
Chico's Bellingham, WA
The Assistant Store Manager is primarily responsible for supporting the Store Manager in managing the sales, operations, asset protection, and human resources functions of the store to ensure a great customer experience and maximum profitability. FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Supervises associates engaged in sales, inventory receipt, reconciling cash receipts, or in performing services for cus...
Banfield, The Pet Hospital Bellingham, WA
Description Practice Manager - Charter Hospital Summary of Job Purpose and Function The primary purpose and function of the Practice Manager is to maximize the productivity, profitability and growth of the hospital by working with the veterinary team while creating an environment that supports Banfield's quality of medicine and ensures clients receive exceptional service. Ensure good communicat...
Gap Inc BELLINGHAM, WA
Description Old Navy makes current American fashion essentials accessible to every family. From day one, Old Navy was a revolution. We were something the world had never seen - fabulous, affordable fashion. We didn't take ourselves too seriously, and we broke the industry's rules. We said fashion didn't have to be just for rich people - it could be for everyone. We opened our first store in 1994 ...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything f...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything f...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything f...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a career in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, and everything f...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a seasonal opportunity in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, an...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a seasonal opportunity in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, an...
Burlington Coat Factory Bellingham, WA
Bring your passion for fashion to today's Burlington Coat Factory. If you are interested in a seasonal opportunity in retail, consider joining one of the largest off price retailers of apparel and home furnishings in the nation. We always have a large selection of quality name brand merchandise at huge savings; coats, clothing and shoes for the whole family, fashionable accessories, home decor, an...

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