Workforce Data & Tools

A Vital Source of Information on the Regional Labor Market

The Spokane Area Workforce Development Council provides information and data on the region’s current and projected labor market. We gather information and analyze workforce needs and trends for Spokane County, the Spokane-Spokane Valley MSA (Metropolitan Statistical Area), and the greater Inland Northwest. We offer data analysis on subjects including employment statistics, wages, projected demand for individual occupations and sectors, real-time job posting data, and much more.

Labor Market Information

Explore current labor market data and trends for Spokane County.

Targeted Industries

The SAWDC has identified five separate targeted industries that are critical to the regional economy. This section explores these sectors in depth, including in demand occupations, total jobs, job growth, and salary information.

Workforce Tools

The SAWDC continually develops new ways to provide useful information and data to the public. Easy to use tools and dashboards can be found throughout the Workforce Data & Tools section, including an interactive educational programming and career pathway tool called the Pathway Planning Guide.


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