Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The Business and Professional Services sector and its Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services subsector is another vital and growing component of the Spokane area economy. This sector contains many of the knowledge industries and offers good career opportunities with living wage jobs to young people and other graduates of the Spokane region’s educational institutions. As the global economy continues to become more digital and technologically based, many jobs within this sector are projected to have steady demand, especially those requiring computer programming and software development skills.

2011 Industry Jobs in Spokane County

9,836

2016 Industry Jobs in Spokane County

10,533

Total Change

697

Average Annual % Change

1.4%

2016 Average Earnings per Worker

$56,681

Source: JobsEQ

 
 
 
 
 
In Demand Occupations - Computer and Engineering (SOC 15.0000 - 17.0000)
Computer Systems Analysts
Information Security Analysts
Software Developers, Applications
Web Developers
Network and Computer Systems and Administrators
Computer User Support Specialists
Computer Occupations, All Other
Civil Engineers
Electrical Engineers
Mechanical Engineers

 

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