State of Working Washington

Research reports and interactive charts showing how Washington residents are faring in today’s economy, from jobs and wages to inequality and family budgets. (Spoiler: it’s not always getting better…) Note: Charts are not interactive on mobile devices.

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Public Higher Education Tuition in Washington

State budget cuts have pushed the cost of college out of reach

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The Demographics of Washington’s Workers

How age, diversity and education are changing the state's workforce

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Tax Incentives for Washington Corporations

Companies Like Amazon Receive Millions in Benefits, But Cut Jobs and Pay No Taxes

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Living Wage Metrics by County

Rural Washingtonians are having a harder time getting by

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The Pay Gap by Occupation in Washington

No matter the job, women are earning less than men

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Washington State’s Race Gaps

It's not just money - gaps in opportunity span multiple areas

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Income Inequality in Washington

The Wealthy Are Getting Wealthier and Everyone Else Isn't

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Pay Disparities by Race and Sex

The wage gap can't be explained without discrimination