With the right information, decisions about policy and programs can be more targeted and ultimately more effective. That’s why WorkForce Central is fighting this shortage of Pierce-specific data by producing employment reports like the one found here.
In 2016, we also dug deep into the top local industries to study workforce supply and demand. Armed with the most relevant data ever, we’re helping the community make better, more informed choices about growth and investment. Read more about the 2016 data here.
As the second most populous county in Washington, Pierce County is expected to grow by 1.1% between 2015 and 2040 to over 1 million people.
(1) Pierce County Workforce Data, Trends & Realities, January 2018.
(2) Skilled Jobs in Pierce County: Gaps & Opportunities, February 2018.
(3) Skills Gap Analysis, September 2016. (see also workforce-central.org/data2016)