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Places With The Best Employment In Washington 2020

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • Mercer Island, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 24,467
  • It's a small city of about 25,000 people that covers the entire island, hence the name. Living on Mercer Island as a teenager, I knew it was the posh part of town, but to me it was just home. It's still…[read more]
78
  • Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,015
  • I love the pretty city of Union Hill-Novelty Hill, Washington. There is a lot of pretty scenery in this town and it creates a beautiful city to live in. Many townsfolk know each other. While the…[read more]
86
  • Sammamish, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 62,136
  • I have lived in and around Sammamish, Washington and visited the area numerous times in the past. Sammamish is truly one of the best hidden gems in the entire country, as it features absolutely stunning…[read more]
84
  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,576
  • It's a small city, about 24,000 people, and much of the island itself is pretty rural. But in the main area of Winslow, by the ferry dock, there is a thriving community of families, artisans, and local…[read more]
71
  • Cottage Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,845
  • Cottage Lake is a surprisingly quiet place to live given it is not that far from the city of Seattle, Washington. It is mostly single family homes although there is a Target and a Walgreens. What I think…[read more]
80
  • Woodinville, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,549
  • Smoke filled weekends and evenings for about 9 months where you cannot go outside and hike the neighborhood with your dog unless you wish to breath cancer causing air pollution from selfish idiots…[read more]
82
  • Bothell East, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,064
  • There is no better place to raise a family than in Bothell East, Washington. I love living in Bothell East because of its exceptional public schools, sense of community, and urban living in a tight-knit…[read more]
80
  • Snoqualmie, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,510
  • Most of the filming for Twin Peaks was done here and in neighboring towns, and Snoqualmie is definitely known for that connection outside of the State of Washington. For locals, it's better known as the…[read more]
81
  • Newcastle, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,189
  • Located in the affluent Eastside area of the Seattle metropolitan area, Newcastle, Washington is an idyllic bedroom community offering big city convenience and small-town atmosphere. I love living in…[read more]
84
  • Redmond, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 59,268
  • I lived in Redmond Washington for 10 years during the 1990s. I loved the small town ambiance of the area. It's located just a mere short distance from famous Seattle Washington so there is plenty to do…[read more]
78
  • Felida, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,857
82
  • Bellevue, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 136,718
  • The highlights of Living in Bellevue Downtown- Bellevue residents are some of the most highly educated in the state, with over 60 percent having a bachelor's degree or higher- Downtown is extremely…[read more]
85
  • Brier, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,530
75
  • Wollochet, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,386
72
  • Artondale, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,506
  • Such a wonderful place to call home! If you haven't heard of a little town called Artondale, I'll be the first to tell you it's a true hidden gem in the Pacific Northwest! Living in Artondale has been a…[read more]
80
  • Normandy Park, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,598
74
  • Lake Tapps, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,030
  • Whether its one of those hot summers or cold winters, Lake Tapps always has something to do for those who enjoy the outdoors. Some of the things you are likely to do for fun when living around here are…[read more]
71
  • Silver Firs, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,221
  • I've always liked the Silver Firs area of Washington State. While it's technically not a town or a city - it's an unincorporated area of Snohomish County - It definitely has a small suburban town feel.…[read more]
69
  • Hobart, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,474
82
  • Kirkland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 85,812
  • There is nothing wrong with this city aside for the hefty price tag. Buying a house here and maintaining a living is tough but you get what you pay for. Everything in this city is perfect the people are…[read more]
85
  • Mill Creek, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,372
  • Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound, Mill Creek, Washington is a picturesque suburb of Seattle. I love living in Mill Creek, Washington because of the proximity it has to the bustling…[read more]
79
  • Vashon, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,844
79
  • Issaquah, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 34,728
77
  • Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,742
  • Lake Morton-Berrydale is a suburban neighborhood in Western Washington. We are located about 35 miles southeast of Seattle, in King County. This area has many beautiful homes, well-maintained properties,…[read more]
84
  • Duvall, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,534
81
  • Lake Forest Park, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,156
  • Lake Forest Park, WA is a bedroom community that lies about five miles north of Seattle. Living in Lake Forest Park gives people great access to Seattle while still being far enough away to not be in an…[read more]
80
  • Kenmore, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,830
  • Kenmore is an exciting city with lots of attractions that appeal to people of various interests. Saint Edward State Park is appealing if you like spending time outdoors and want to see some of the…[read more]
77
  • Fairwood, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,724
  • I've been living in Fairwood for 8 years and have raised my three kids in this small town that has very friendly people and a great culture of work and family life enjoyment. The community is very laid…[read more]
77
  • Bothell West, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,833
  • "Welcome to Bothell, for a Day or a Lifetime." That's what the sign at the city limits said when I was growing up. It has boomed in the meantime, enough to set up different neighborhoods. Some of these…[read more]
77
  • Edmonds, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 41,020
  • Having been assaulted by Edmonds Police, beating me with their heavy duty Black Assault Flashlight, I have great insight into the culture that prevails throughout the police department. Very…[read more]
73
  • Mukilteo, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 20,994
  • Beautiful does not even begin to the idyllic community of Mukilteo, Washington. I love living in Mukilteo, Washington because of its unmatched beauty and proximity to the bustling metropolitan area of…[read more]
63
  • Seattle, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 668,849
  • Seattle was a nice place to grow up, then the dotcom bubble made instant millionaires out of all the hippie burnouts in the Bay Area. They all moved up here and started making noise in politics. The…[read more]
82
  • Ridgefield, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,112
83
  • Camas, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,393
  • Camas has gentrified into an amazing place. Consider this: old time parks and ball fields, an idyllic downtown with open air dining and brewpubs, nicely curated boutiques, one of the best school systems…[read more]
65
  • Cavalero, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,119
68
  • Maltby, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,221
  • Let me introduce to you Maltby, WA, city. It is a small area that has access to green towns and fields. I have lived in this town for three years, and I won’t tread it for anything. There are affordable…[read more]
76
  • Mill Creek East, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,771
  • I have been living in Mill Creek East, WA for the past five years and have lived near it about 40 years. It has a great planned downtown with a wide range of places to shop. To the east of town there is…[read more]
79
  • Mount Vista, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,279
74
  • Edgewood, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,862
73
  • Barberton, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,440
74
  • Picnic Point, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,068
74
  • Eastmont, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,403
  • While some people have a problem living in Eastmont, I haven't found it so bad at all. The first thing I always understood, was that no place is perfect, and Eastmont isn't perfect either, but it still…[read more]
62
  • Maplewood, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,223
78
  • Covington, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,172
  • I feel really safe when i am in Covington, Washington. This city has a tight nit community that makes all of the city residents feel safe. Never do you have to worry about any type of domestic violence…[read more]
80
  • Bothell, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,153
  • I grew up in Bothell, Washington, first arriving there when I was seven years old. It's changed a lot over the last forty years and mostly for the better. It is now a technology hub that is beginning to…[read more]
72
  • Sudden Valley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,818
79
  • North Bend, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,475
68
  • Martha Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,703
  • Where do I begin? This city is located the beautiful state of Washington, in the luscious county of Snohomish, and sits about 20 miles away from the Seattle Waterfront. With a population of around 17,000…[read more]
67
  • Lakeland North, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,420
  • Lakeland North is a small town located in the Puget Sound Region of Washington State. This suburban area is not too heavily populated, with most of its residents being homeowners. Living in Lakeland…[read more]
79
  • Lake Stevens, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 30,352
  • Life in Lake Stevens is very, very nice. It's also very, very expensive, as bedroom communities of Seattle tend to be. Seattle's tech corridor makes it a fairly high cost-of-living place, but if you can…[read more]

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in Washington. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in Washington for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are Washington cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in Washington, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.