RETAIL'S IMPACT IN WASHINGTON
1 in 5 Jobs
859,334 Jobs Supported by Retail | 75,409 Retail Establishments | $59.8 Billion in Total GDP Impact
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Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in communities around the country. Retail is everywhere — especially in Washington. Here is a quick look at retail in your state, visit NRF.com/retailsimpact for more information and to download the full report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry.
BY THE NUMBERS
- 75,409 - RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS
- 611,859 - DIRECT RETAIL EMPLOYMENT
- 859,334 - TOTAL JOBS SUPPORTED
- 20,193 - DIRECT LABOR INCOME
- 33,337 - DIRECT IMPACT ON GDP
- $59.8 Billion - TOTAL IMPACT ON GDP
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DIRECT EMPLOYMENT AND GDP VALUE BY MAJOR INDUSTRY IN WASHINGTON
|Retail trade (including food services and drinking places)||611,859||$33,337|
|Administrative and waste management services||190,330||$11,041|
|Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and related activities||125,297||$7,614|
|Arts, entertainment, and recreation||92,548||$2,946|
|Finance and insurance||163,902||$13,750|
|Health care and social assistance||393,980||$24,353|
|Management of companies and enterprises||38,432||$5,383|
|Other services, except public administration||205,501||$7,964|
|Professional, scientific, and technical services||282,458||$25,001|
|Real estate and rental and leasing||177,592||$52,838|
|Transportation and warehousing||114,358||$11,134|
RETAIL JOBS IN WASHINGTON
- Asst. Store Manager Merchandising - Burlington Stores - Lacey, WA
- Loss Prevention Service Ambassador - Bellevue Square - Nordstrom - Bellevue, WA
- Pharmacy Manager - Walmart - SUNNYSIDE, WA
Learn more About Retail's Impact at NRF.COM/RETAILS-IMPACT #thisisretail
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