EVERETT — Snohomish and King counties gained jobs during a faster rate from Feb 2016 to Feb 2017 than roughly each other vital civil area in a U.S., according to a sovereign Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The series of jobs in a area around Everett, Seattle and Bellevue grew by 3 percent during that time period. Employment went from 1,611,600 to 1,659,600. That does not embody rural workers. Philadelphia’s practice also augmenting by 3 percent.
Only Camden, New Jersey, and a larger Dallas area gained jobs during a faster gait — 3.7 percent.
The Tacoma area also saw practice grow by 2.5 percent, augmenting a series of nonfarm workers on a payroll from 299,100 to 306,600 during a 12-month-long period.
Most of a 34 civil areas tracked by a Bureau of Labor Statistics saw practice increase. Four areas gifted decreases. The area around Lawrence, Massachusetts, and Salem, New Hampshire, saw a largest dump — a 1.1 percent dump in nonfarm employment.