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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Seattle, WA
Position: Marketing Coordinator Location: Seattle Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: Aug-Nov Starts: Next Week Rate: $16-$20 hr /DOE   Job Description: Our corporate client is looking for an above-average Marketing Coordinator for a short-term contract. In this position, expect to: Work with the marketing team to produce qualifications, proposals, brochures, graphics, interviews, presentations,...
Seattle, WA
Application Developer Lead-Seattle, WA-7 Month Contract LinkedIn recently announced its Most inDemand Employers: 2013. Many of the top 10 rely on CompuCom to provide the highest quality IT talent. Find your dream job today! Job Summary and Mission: Our high-visibility client is offering a position as a Developer on a SharePoint 2013 project. The candidate MUST have deep experience in SharePoint de...
Seattle, WA
Position: SR Paid Search Marketing Manager Location: Seattle Status: Full Time Estimated Duration: Full Time Starts: ASAP Rate: $80k+/year DOE   Job Description: Our agency client is seeking 2 paid search marketing managers - one midlevel and one senior. Salaries are DOE and the salary we have listed is the bottom of the range for the midlevel role. Working in a collaborative environment, you will...
Seattle, WA
Position: Technical Writer Location: Seattle Status: Freelance Estimated Duration: -1 Week Starts: Next Week Rate: $25/hr + DOE   Job Description: Our agency client is in search of a copywriter with a technical background to work on some blog posts and content for an infographic. In this role you will be tasked with writing 4 blog posts (400-500 words each) and generating content for an infographi...
Seattle, WA
Virtual Opportunity / Home Office A global consulting firm specializing in lean enterprise transformation across industries (manufacturing, service, government, and healthcare) has openings for Lean Transformation Consultants on the West Coast due to business growth. Responsibilities: Deliver the results promised in the visioning and future state design created at the start of the engagement. The...
Seattle, WA
BEST PAY – BEST COMPANY – BEST TRAINING We pay for experience! Join an established industry leader and earn more! Due to growth, we are seeking Comfort Consultants (residential sales representatives) for the Seattle, WA and surrounding area. Our typical Sales Reps can earn $100K+ per year; therefore, we need individuals with residential sales expertise who can hit the ground running day 1 making s...
Seattle, WA
Amazon.com is known across the globe as the most trusted company on the Internet. We are committed to delivering an exceptional customer experience and believe building security into all phases of our products is core to our success. Seller Services is looking for Application Security Engineers to ensure that our applications and services are implemented to the high standards required to maintain...
Seattle, WA
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
Company Confidential Seattle, WA
Are you an ambitious, competitive go-getter with a positive attitude? Are you looking to get into an entry level pharmaceutical sales and or medical device sales or marketing position? Most companies hiring for these pharmaceutical sales or medical sales positions require experience that goes beyond a college degree. We need talented, self-motivated individuals, who are ready to jump-start a caree...
Seattle, WA
United Career Fairs is a national recruiting solution that specializes in Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Service, Retail & Sales Management. We have over 20 years of experience in producing our events in major markets across the country. We host over 150 events annually, and are proud of the relationships we have established with Fortune 500 companies as well as local small busin...
Seattle, WA
Staff Accountant - Seattle, WA Ocean Beauty Seafoods is in search of a new Staff Accountant. We are an established company that has been a Seattle seafood fixture for over 100 years operating 17 facilities across the US with our corporate office in Seattle. We produce product in Alaska and operate our distribution facilities that sell product to grocery stores and restaurants. The successful candi...
Seattle, WA
Senior Environmental Manager For Immediate Consideration Contact: Gary Elias –: ***** CLASSIFICATION: US - (WA) SALARY: 130,000 – 175,000 LOCATION: Seattle, WA TYPE OF COMPANY: Consumer Products EXPERIENCE: 5-20 Years DEGREE: Bachelor’s Degree Required JOB TITLE: Senior Environmental Manager JOB DESCRIPTION: · Developing, implementing and maintaining environmental strategies, po...
Seattle, WA
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Seattle, WA
Don't look at another job until you check out The Master's Touch. The Master’s Touch has helped over 1,100 people in 11 countries start their own business in a 19 Billion a Year Industry! Will you be next? No experience necessary, we finance, and provide complete training and and lifetime technical support. CLICK APPLY BELOW to learn more. We invented and patented the very first hard surface resto...
Seattle, WA
Cloudant, an IBM Company, provides the world’s first globally distributed Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) for loading, storing, analyzing, and distributing operational application data for developers of large and/or driven web and mobile applications. Delivered as a managed cloud service, Cloudant technology accelerates time-to-market and time-to-innovation because it frees developers from the mecha...
Seattle, WA, 98060
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply .NET/CMS Instructor and Technical Trainer Seattle, WA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply .NET/CMS Instructor and Technical Trainer Seattle, WA Full-Time $80,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details Our profitable company headquartered in California is looking for .NET expert to join the team. This particular po...
Seattle, WA
Required Skills Technical Recruiting DESCRIPTION The Worldwide Operations Talent Acquisition Recruiting team is looking for a Senior Full Life Cycle 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 supports WW Ops Finance and Product & Social Responsibility, here at corporate and in the...
Seattle, WA
Required Skills Technical Recruiting DESCRIPTION To be great in this role the candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job...
Seattle, WA
Required Skills Technical Recruiting DESCRIPTION To be great in this role the candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job...
Seattle, WA
Required Skills Technical Recruiting DESCRIPTION To be a great candidate for this role you must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the j...
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