The Seattle Job Market: Sunny Skies Ahead


You hear a lot about Seattle’s weather and how gray and rainy it can be, and sometimes it’s true. However, one area of Seattle that’s not nearly as gray is the job market, and it looks to stay this way for well into the future. There truly are sunny skies ahead for job hunters and career-minded professionals in this city.

While the job market in general is booming, there are certain industries that are progressing quickly and are projected to continue to do so. Let’s look at some of those promising fields and the CityU programs that can give you an edge on the competition.

Seattle job market statistics

First, consider these impressive and perhaps surprising statistics:

Even better is the news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that Seattle-based employees in the technology industry are among the best paid in the nation. Other fields whose professionals see higher-than-average wages include business, finance and management. In fact, the BLS reported that the average wage overall in Seattle was higher than the national average.

CityU fits your needs

Here’s the best news of all: City University of Seattle provides accessible, flexible programs for adult students who want to pursue their interests and gain a position in this promising job market.

Seattle is growing across the board. So if you’re looking to advance your career in this promising job market, we have the flexible programming to help you get there. Contact CityU today to find out how you can get started.

Published August 29, 2016



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