August 30, 2017

Pierce County just keeps growing

Biggest jump in workforce in 24 years

In its July 2017 Employment Report, WorkForce Central reported a significant increase in Pierce County’s labor force. The largest single-month increase in two-and-a-half decades is a strong indicator of what a hot destination our county has become for people seeking a great quality of life.

The top industries experiencing growth in Pierce County are:

  • Construction
  • Educational and health services
  • Leisure and hospitality
  • Professional and business services
  • Trade, transportation, and utilities
  • Manufacturing
  • Information

The WorkForce Central Monthly Employment Report for Pierce County (June 2017 to July 2017) shows that the labor force is growing at a significant pace.


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