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


2016 Industry Jobs in Spokane County


Total Change


Average Annual % Change


2016 Average Earnings per Worker


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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