HANNOVER MESSE 2018,
23 - 27 April
WA State Dept. of Commerce
A HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE
Washington attracts a talented, educated, skilled and creative workforce that is valuable to businesses:
- Washington ranks 10th among all states for adults (25 and older) with a bachelors degree or more according to the United States Census Bureau.
- More than 89% of Washington adults have at least 12 years of education, which is well above the national average of 84.5% according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Washington has more than 6,500 aerospace engineers, the 2nd highest concentration in the U.S. and is ranked 3rd in the U.S. for tech-sector job growth, leading the country in software publisher employment.
- In 2011, Forbes.com ranked Washington the 7th best state for business. We ranked 5th for growth prospects and 6th for the labor supply category - which reflects the quality of our schools and training programs, and Washington's quality of life.
USA Energy Pavilion
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