Greater Seattle is home to big ideas and fosters a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Our skilled labor force is unmatched. From aerospace to shipping, to software development and groundbreaking research, our game-changing drive sets this region apart.
Greater Seattle’s workforce is 2.3 million strong and gains nearly 20,000 new jobs every year.
Greater Seattle will have an estimated 100,000 additional workers by 2027.
Seattle is the #1 city where college grads want to move to after graduation (Axios, 2022).
Greater Seattle is a top 10 MSA for educational attainment.
Greater Seattle consistently ranks in the top 10 best regions in the world for attracting and supporting female entrepreneurs.
Seattle ranked as the #4 metro for 2021 median household income, with an increase of 8.2% from 2019
Seattle’s global health research and development organizations are committed to improving health equity and strengthening worldwide care delivery.
Greater Seattle has a deep pool of diverse software and hardware engineers that sustains an ecosystem of world-class tech companies in the region.
Greater Seattle has the most aerospace engineers, operating technicians and application developers among major U.S. cities.
Greater Seattle is a globally recognized hub for aviation and aerospace innovation and production. The industry attracts top-tier talent to fuel growth, invention and exploration.