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Lakewood Jobs Overview

16,767
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$61,000
Median Base Salary
60k
Population

Lakewood has the 475th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Lakewood 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 Lakewood is above average at $61,000, and the median cost of a home in Lakewood is $217,200, which is above the national average. 21% of workers in Lakewood hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 88% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Lakewood. 78% of Lakewood workers drive to work alone, 3% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Lakewood spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

WorkSource Lakewood Affiliate-WorkSource Affiliate Serving Pierce County

5712 Main Street SW
Suite 200
Lakewood, WA 98499
253-984-5400

Clover Park Technical College-WorkSource Affiliate Serving Pierce County

4500 Steilacoom Boulevard SW
Building 17
Lakewood, WA 98499
253-589-5510

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom - WorkSource Affiliate Serving Pierce County

9401 Farwest Drive South West
Lakewood, WA 98498-1999
253-964-6265