EVERETT — Snohomish County shed one other 100 aerospace manufacturing jobs in June, in line with latest knowledge from the state Employment Safety Division. Since final 12 months, the county has misplaced greater than 7,000 jobs in aerospace manufacturing.
“Snohomish County’s restoration is lagging behind the state as aerospace and associated manufacturing industries proceed to wrestle,” wrote regional labor economist Anneliese Vance-Sherman, with the Employment Safety Division.
Statewide, nonetheless, June was month for Washington employment numbers, Vance-Sherman wrote. The state is continuous to recuperate jobs misplaced in the course of the pandemic, and the unemployment fee continues to drop.
Snohomish County’s unemployment fee has improved drastically since final 12 months, in line with a labor area report Vance-Sherman wrote for June. The county’s June 2021 unemployment fee, which isn’t seasonally adjusted, was 6.1%. Final 12 months, the June unemployment fee was 11.2%. (Snohomish County recorded its highest unemployment fee ever in April 2020, when it reached 19.3%.)
In comparison with the remainder of the state, nonetheless, Snohomish County nonetheless has a comparatively excessive unemployment fee. The county’s fee is the sixth-highest in Washington.
Manufacturing, which employs the most individuals in Snohomish County, hasn’t recovered jobs that had been misplaced over the previous 12 months. Manufacturing accounts for 50,500 jobs within the county, with the overwhelming majority in aerospace product and elements manufacturing. Aerospace manufacturing jobs declined by 17.8%, and the business now employs 32,800 individuals.
Regardless of heavy losses in manufacturing jobs, building employment has elevated. The business gained 600 jobs from Might to June. A lot of the improve was from specialty commerce contractors, which added 1,800 jobs over the previous 12 months.
The one different sector to see an employment improve in June was leisure and hospitality, which added 300 jobs.
The 2 industries with the most important one-year recoveries had been academic and well being providers, in addition to skilled and enterprise providers, in line with the labor space report. Instructional and well being providers added 2,600 jobs over the 12 months. Skilled and enterprise providers added 2,400.