September 8, 2022

Aerospace workforce programs strong in Pierce County

The aerospace industry is a huge economic engine in Pierce County and across Washington State.

According to the November 2020 Aerospace Pipeline Report published by Washington’s Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board, Washington has the highest relative concentration of aerospace employment and earnings in the U.S., nearly nine times the overall national level.

Priming the talent pipeline

Pierce County offers multiple training and educational programs that are aligned with the aerospace industry’s needs to help the region keep its competitive edge.

Here’s a rundown:

Pierce County’s aerospace talent pipeline is also fortified by skilled transitioning service members from Joint Base Lewis McChord, and programs and services provided through WorkForce Central, Impact Washington and Invista Performance Solutions.


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