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Gig Harbor Jobs Overview

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44,163
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$61,000
Median Base Salary
8.8k
Population

Gig Harbor has the 2743rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 22.8% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Gig Harbor is part of the Seattle metro area. Unemployment in the Seattle area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Seattle has the 11th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Gig Harbor is above average at $61,000, and the median cost of a home in Gig Harbor is $339,200, which is above the national average. 44% of workers in Gig Harbor hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Gig Harbor. 78% of Gig Harbor workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Gig Harbor spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.