Kennewick-Richland ranks fourth in Washington in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February


Washington’s Kennewick-Richland payroll data reveal that it is ranked fourth in Washington in terms of total non-farm payroll employees in February, with 115,500 employees, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Statistics were compiled from reports from the civilian labor force and unemployment data, both of which heavily relied on household surveys. The data is not seasonally adjusted.

Employment data is gleaned from an establishment survey that measures non-farm employment, hours and earnings by industry. The data is also based on payroll jobs and such factors as where the establishments are located.

Washington Employees on Non-Farm Payrolls by Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Rank
Metropolitan Statistical Area
February (in thousands)
1
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
2041.2
2
Spokane-Spokane Valley
253.1
3
Olympia-Tumwater
121.3
4
Kennewick-Richland
115.5
5
Bellingham
96.6
6
Bremerton-Silverdale
93.7
7
Yakima
86.1
8
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
50.9
9
Wenatchee
44.5
10
Longview
39.6
11
Walla Walla
28.6
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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