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. Note: Charts are not interactive on mobile devices.

A Fair Deal at Work
How Family Finances Are Being Squeezed

Costs are rising faster than incomes for the typical Washington family

A Fair Deal at Work
Sources of Inequality

The forces behind the widening gaps between rich and poor

A Fair Deal at Work
Washington’s Employment Picture

A look at the numbers shows room for improvement

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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 workforc

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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