Employment & Industry Data


Thurston County offers a well-educated and diverse workforce employed in several key industries, including government, health care, transportation, logistics, and more. With the highest percentage of creative class workers in the entire state of Washington, entrepreneurial innovation thrives in the Thurston County.

Key Industries

Learn about the top industries in the Thurston County region.

Top Employers

Most recent information about the largest private-sector employers located in Thurston County.

Thurston County Labor Market

Find out why Thurston County competes regionally as a strong labor market.

Thurston Economic Vitality Index

Learn more about the Thurston Economic Vitality Index, which provides an annual snapshot of economic conditions for our region.