Industry sectors with job growth in March include:
|Source: Employment Security Department|
Out of all of Washington’s industry sectors, only education and health services reported job losses of 1,600 and 1,500 jobs respectively.
Other numbers worth mentioning:
- 289,400 people were unemployed and currently looking for a job in March, down from 365,000 in February 2010.
- Unemployment benefits were paid to 189,467 people last month, which is way down from more than 350,000 in January 2010.
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