Jobs in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, WA Employment Information

Seattle Overview

With Seattle’s real estate market and its diverse assortment of businesses now steadying, the Seattle job market and economy are expected to see solid recovery, creating an expanding array of jobs for the region’s nearly 1.9 million highly educated and entrepreneurial workers.

Seattle Job Opportunities

Seattle is home to manufacturing, maritime, life sciences, technology and healthcare companies, as well as a range of startups and established industrial organizations. National companies headquartered in Seattle include Amazon, Starbucks and Nordstrom. Microsoft, Costco and Boeing are based in outlying towns. The Port of Seattle is one of the area’s critical economic drivers, while the University of Washington is a key Seattle employer and launchpad for local innovative companies.

Trade, transportation and utilities is Seattle’s top employment sector, accounting for more than 18 percent of Seattle jobs. The next-largest employment sector, government, has been reporting recent declines, along with the financial-activities sector, construction and other services. Manufacturing; leisure and hospitality; education/health services; and trade, transportation and utilities have each reported strong percentage growth.

Seattle Employment Trends

Employment in Seattle has improved. The unemployment rate, which exceeded 10 percent for only a short time in early 2010, had fallen gradually to the 7-percent range by 2012. Seattle payrolls were positive in 2011 and even stronger in 2012. Online job postings have experienced positive growth over the past year and are nearing prerecession levels.

Moody’s Analytics forecasts jobs in Seattle to increase a solid 2 percent between Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, higher than the 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply in that time.

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eBay Inc Seattle, WA
Job Location: Seattle, WA Founded in 1995, eBay Inc. is the worldwide leader in shopping and payments on the web. Every day, our global portfolio of businesses connects hundreds of millions of people, enabling them to buy, sell and pay online. The company continues to grow. Since its initial public offering in 1998, the company has continued to innovate and connect people. eBay, Inc. brings toge...
eBay Inc Seattle, WA
Job Location: Seattle, WA With nearly 100 million active users and hundreds of millions of active product listings, eBay is the world’s most vibrant and dynamic online marketplace. This role sits within the Internet Marketing team, which is a key team tasked with ensuring that shoppers know the breadth of products and the great deals that eBay has to offer, wherever they are on the Internet. We ...
Emergent BioSolutions Seattle, WA
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life. The Senior Financial Analyst position plays a key role in the dir...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is blazing new trails as a pioneer in the extremely high potential Web Services arena. AWS Mobile is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join our team to help launch new services that will address significant and fast-growing business opportunities. This person will help define and drive key features of the platform that will help us grow our business, taking services...
Soliant Seattle, WA
Full Time Special Education Teacher needed Seattle, WA NEW OPPORTUNITY! A school district in the Seattle area is in need of multiple Special Education teachers for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Soliant Health is working with this school district in order to help fill their multiple needs. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity or have any questions please contact St...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description The Hardlines Recruiting team is looking for a strong sourcing recruiter to join its forces. In this role you will search and find the best and brightest people from around the world. You'll be part of a recruiting team that is focused on helping fill key technical roles for our Business Industrial Scientific Supply (BISS/B2B) organization. You'll focus on finding great candidates on ...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description As a member of the AWS Mobile team, you will develop native SDKs for iOS and Android that help developers build cloud-backed mobile apps using AWS and Amazon services. We expect all team members to actively participate in product definition, technical architecture review, iterative development, code review, and operations. Along with this, you will interact with customers (mobile dev...
UnitedHealth Group Seattle, WA
Position Description: Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work. Flexible, Friendly, Fast on your feet, that's a great start. Accurate, Accountable, Self Directed, These trait...
Amazon Seattle, WA
About Amazon How to apply We have great benefits Visit the Amazon - US company page Looking for a job? As a member of Amazon's WW Pricing team, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our Pricing algorithms to solve the world's most complex technical challenges in pricing optimization, large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, algorithms and data mining - to name a few....
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description Security is the #1 concern of customers moving to the cloud. AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) enables AWS customers to securely move their workloads to the cloud by providing them control over who can do what in their AWS cloud environment. IAM enables them to create individual users who can access their AWS resources, and lets them set permissions on what AWS resources those ...
EMC Isilon Seattle, WA
The Isilon Storage Division of EMC is in the business of transforming the way data is stored. At the forefront of the big data movement, our highly parallelized, distributed architecture has completely redefined the storage model. Our innovative technology delivers a product that scales from a few dozen terabytes to many petabytes and more easily, with stand-out performance. The Server Message Bl...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description Amazon seeks a bar-raising Senior Financial Analyst to be a key partner in the Finance Operations (FinOps) organization. FinOps is a fast-paced group within Amazon where new challenges arise every day. This position will partner with Global Payroll Operations and Payroll Accounting teams to identify areas of controllership risk, compliance risk, and related financial accounting impact...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description Finance is all about the numbers…unless you work at Amazon; it’s knowing the numbers and so much more. Enthusiasm and energy help us deliver new ideas, and solutions. Do you view problems as treasures, and are you willing to dive deep to develop those solutions and deliver results? Will you seek to challenge the status quo, and accept that your ideas and mechanisms may be tested daily...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description Are you inspired by inventors who develop and launch new products? Do you want to build the world’s best end-to-end platform for startups? Do you see the opportunity to connect these entrepreneurs with Amazon’s hundreds of millions of customers? If you live for these kinds of challenges, we’ve got the job for you! As the Director of Product Development, you will define, build, and m...
The Party Staff Inc. Seattle, WA
Description THE PARTY STAFF INC. DISHWASHERS Flexible Part Time (PT) hours available Weekend availability is a plus Interview will be held this Wed 10/1 @ 11AM Apply on line or reply back with your resume to the address above The Party Staff is an event and hospitality staffing company that provides its clients with experienced and professional wait-staff, bartend...
Bank of the West Seattle, WA
Qualifications Job Specifications Required Education or Equivalent Experience Bachelor's degree Required Experience Three to five years of calling experience with the financial services industry Field of Experience Thorough knowledge of SBA lending rules, regulations and practices. Administrative/Technical Skills Verbal and written communication and presentation skills Knowledge of Word ...
Bank of the West Seattle, WA
Qualifications Job Specification Education Required Education or Equivalent Experience High School Diploma or GED Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Finance Master’s/Advanced Degree in Business or Finance Preferred Required Experience Five or more years of directly related experience Administrative/Technical Skills/ Other Information Solid understanding of underwriting and analysis for com...
Bank of the West Seattle, WA
Qualifications Job Specification Required Education or Equivalent Experience High School Diploma or GED required Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin., finance, accounting preferred Required Experience 3 - 5 years of business development experience within the financial services industry. Administrative/Technical Skills/ Other Information Lending experience Bank Product, Marketing and Servi...
get housekeeping jobs Seattle, WA
Its a powerful feeling, to belong. Its finishing each others thoughts. Laughing at the same jokes. Its that moment you feel truly and completely yourself. Its working with people who treat you like family. At Marriott we know that when you feel at home, youll make our guests feel at home. If this sounds like the place for you, join us. The Courtyard Seattle Federal Way, located at 31910 Gateway C...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Description SDEs/SDETs at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. At Amazon an SDE/SDET can expect to design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data ...

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