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SeattleJune 2019

Methodology: The Glassdoor Job Market Report provides a real-time view of hiring trends and wage growth across the U.S. based on millions of online jobs and salaries on Glassdoor. To count job openings, we collect millions of job postings from high-quality online sources including jobs listed on company career sites and applicant tracking systems. Year-over-year comparisons are against the same month in the previous year.
To report pay, we apply a proprietary machine-learning algorithm that estimates median annual base pay for full-time workers. Year-over-year estimates for median salary growth are based on 3-month moving averages. Median base pay is presented in nominal dollars and is not adjusted for inflation or seasonality.
Metro areas are based on U.S. Census Bureau “core-based statistical areas” (CBSAs). June 2019 figures are current as of June 20, 2019.

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Open Jobs by Industry
 Open Jobs by Employer Size
– Pay by Job Title
– Pay by Industry
– Pay by Employer Size

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Seattle Quick Facts

June 2019 YoY
Seattle Open Jobs 109,322 4.3%
U.S. Open Jobs 5,646,920 1.4%
Seattle Median Pay $ 63,202 2.4%
U.S. Median Pay $ 53,411 1.7%

Open Jobs by Industry

Open Jobs YoY
Accounting & Legal 615 -14.0%
Aerospace & Defense 834 -36.8%
Architecture & Civil Engineering 748 -10.9%
Arts & Entertainment 941 -7.3%
Automotive 1,288 -3.3%
Banking & Financial Services 1,736 -0.2%
Beauty & Fitness 1,291 17.6%
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals 1,028 12.3%
Business Services 224 7.7%
Computer Software & Hardware 6,750 -22.4%
Construction 1,640 23.8%
Consulting 1,543 -15.9%
Consumer Electronics 159 -33.9%
Education & Schools 4,364 24.9%
Energy & Utilities 265 -28.6%
Facilities 454 -0.9%
Government 2,024 29.2%
Health Care & Hospitals 16,522 18.3%
Information Technology 2,660 24.8%
Insurance 1,044 10.1%
Internet & Tech 13,020 18.1%
Manufacturing 3,295 -7.6%
Marketing & Advertising 1,046 12.3%
Media & Publishing 451 5.3%
Nonprofit 1,502 -5.4%
Private Security 315 -9.6%
Real Estate 1,593 -1.4%
Restaurants & Bars 5,654 -9.6%
Retail 5,624 -5.2%
Supermarkets 2,506 -19.6%
Telecommunications 765 -40.4%
Transportation & Logistics 2,108 -29.1%
Travel & Tourism 1,314 -31.7%
Wholesale 584 3.8%
Other 23,415
Total 109,322 4.3%

Open Jobs by Employer Size

Open Jobs YoY
<51 9,200 25.0%
51-200 9,430 5.3%
201-500 9,490 2.9%
501-1000 5,500 10.6%
1001-5000 16,770 -4.3%
5000+ 50,920 0.9%
Other 8,020 28.0%
Total 109,322 4.3%


Pay by Job Title

Design
Median Base Pay YoY
Graphic Designer $ 61,456 2.3%
Education
Median Base Pay YoY
Professor $ 101,708 0.2%
Research Assistant $ 33,910 2.0%
Teacher $ 58,304 3.0%
Engineering
Median Base Pay YoY
Civil Engineer $ 79,584 2.4%
Design Engineer $ 87,672 2.0%
Electrical Engineer $ 92,734 2.4%
Field Engineer $ 76,837 2.4%
Mechanical Engineer $ 86,518 1.0%
Quality Engineer $ 84,883 2.3%
Finance
Median Base Pay YoY
Accountant $ 64,637 2.1%
Bank Teller $ 35,942 3.5%
Claims Adjuster $ 55,287 0.6%
Financial Advisor $ 57,184 -0.5%
Financial Analyst $ 75,762 2.0%
Insurance Agent $ 44,654 6.5%
Loan Officer $ 49,938 0.6%
Tax Manager $ 102,893 0.5%
Food Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Barista $ 30,498 2.9%
Bartender $ 41,454 2.0%
Restaurant Cook $ 36,775 5.7%
Restaurant Manager $ 55,559 4.1%
Server $ 38,178 0.8%
Health
Median Base Pay YoY
Certified Nursing Assistant $ 37,711 4.0%
Emergency Medical Technician $ 42,936 5.6%
Licensed Practical Nurse $ 54,718 2.7%
Medical Assistant $ 45,759 1.6%
Medical Technologist $ 66,457 2.4%
Pharmacist $ 128,112 0.0%
Pharmacy Technician $ 42,703 8.4%
Physical Therapist $ 77,992 3.1%
Registered Nurse $ 79,140 2.0%
Human Resources
Median Base Pay YoY
Human Resources Manager $ 86,400 -0.5%
Recruiter $ 63,928 0.8%
Labor
Median Base Pay YoY
Construction Laborer $ 52,913 1.6%
Delivery Driver $ 47,909 4.1%
Machine Operator $ 45,923 6.2%
Maintenance Technician $ 52,577 2.4%
Maintenance Worker $ 52,348 -3.7%
Technician $ 55,573 4.1%
Truck Driver $ 59,815 4.9%
Warehouse Associate $ 51,522 4.0%
Law
Median Base Pay YoY
Attorney $ 115,509 -2.4%
Paralegal $ 66,033 3.4%
Manufacturing
Median Base Pay YoY
Manufacturing Engineer $ 82,516 3.8%
Material Handler $ 42,077 2.6%
Process Engineer $ 92,669 2.4%
Production Manager $ 72,834 4.1%
Media
Median Base Pay YoY
Producer $ 76,067 1.8%
Technical Editor $ 81,009 2.4%
Operations
Median Base Pay YoY
Operations Analyst $ 68,595 1.0%
Operations Manager $ 80,548 0.8%
Security Officer $ 46,830 4.7%
Professional Services
Median Base Pay YoY
Administrative Assistant $ 51,620 3.0%
Business Analyst $ 79,656 1.9%
Business Development Manager $ 85,218 -2.0%
Communications Manager $ 85,212 3.3%
Consultant $ 90,024 1.1%
Customer Service Manager $ 63,362 0.4%
Customer Service Representative $ 46,183 4.5%
Marketing Manager $ 91,039 3.0%
Office Manager $ 59,651 3.5%
Product Manager $ 117,328 3.1%
Program Manager $ 99,178 0.7%
Project Manager $ 87,338 2.6%
Real Estate
Median Base Pay YoY
Property Manager $ 64,929 1.5%
Retail
Median Base Pay YoY
Buyer $ 69,773 1.0%
Cashier $ 35,420 4.3%
Retail Key Holder $ 35,780 2.3%
Store Manager $ 59,490 3.1%
Sales
Median Base Pay YoY
Sales Manager $ 76,933 2.1%
Sales Representative $ 56,922 5.2%
Technology
Median Base Pay YoY
Data Analyst $ 73,959 2.7%
Data Scientist $ 128,879 4.3%
IT Manager $ 110,308 2.7%
Java Developer $ 92,632 1.8%
Programmer Analyst $ 86,569 -0.4%
Software Engineer $ 117,991 3.3%
Solutions Architect $ 122,202 0.9%
Systems Engineer $ 94,229 2.2%
Technical Support $ 55,614 3.5%
UX Designer $ 98,550 2.0%
Web Designer $ 68,380 3.6%
Web Developer $ 88,445 2.6%

Pay by Industry

Median Base Pay
Accounting & Legal $ 63,246
Aerospace & Defense $ 65,820
Architecture & Civil Engineering $ 63,345
Arts & Entertainment $ 56,416
Automotive $ 56,667
Banking & Financial Services $ 61,917
Beauty & Fitness $ 55,439
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals $ 66,000
Business Services $ 59,943
Computer Software & Hardware $ 64,193
Construction $ 61,764
Consulting $ 63,437
Consumer Electronics $ 54,855
Consumer Services $ 56,229
Education & Schools $ 57,640
Energy & Utilities $ 67,802
Facilities $ 56,398
Farming & Agriculture $ 61,712
Government $ 62,032
Health Care & Hospitals $ 60,852
Information Technology $ 61,176
Insurance $ 62,250
Internet & Tech $ 62,561
Manufacturing $ 63,326
Marketing & Advertising $ 59,013
Media & Publishing $ 59,697
Nonprofit $ 57,449
Private Security $ 56,910
Real Estate $ 59,756
Recruiting & Staffing $ 58,221
Restaurants & Bars $ 56,980
Retail $ 57,097
Supermarkets $ 57,526
Telecommunications $ 60,750
Transportation & Logistics $ 60,314
Travel & Tourism $ 58,029
Wholesale $ 60,377

Pay by Employer Size

Median Base Pay
<51 $ 57,190
51-200 $ 59,352
201-500 $ 60,613
501-1000 $ 61,322
1001-5000 $ 62,730
5000+ $ 63,812