Industry employment

Source: Employment Security Department. Updated January 2022

Current industry employment statistics are available on the Labor area summaries page.

The top five Grant County sectors in 2019 in terms of employment were:

 Sector Number of jobs Share of employment
 1. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing 9,462 23.7%
 2. Local government 6,984 17.5%
 3. Manufacturing 4,594 11.5%
 4. Retail trade 3,451 8.7%
 5. Health Services 2,796 7.0%
 All other industries 12,602 31.6%
 Total covered payrolls 39,886 100% 

*source: https://esd.wa.gov/labormarketinfo/county-profiles/grant

Wages and income

Source: Employment Security Department; Bureau of Labor Statistics; Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Updated February 2022

The total covered payroll in 2019 in Grant County was approximately $1.765 billion. The average annual wage was $44,263 or 63.6 percent of the state average of $69,606.

The top five Grant County industries in 2019 in terms of payrolls were:

 Sector Payroll Share of payrolls
 1. Local government $405,777,294 23.0%
 2. Agriculture, forestry, and fishing $301,616,132 17.1%
 3. Manufacturing $251,792,534 14.3%
 4. Health services $116,478,212 6.5%
 5. Retail trade $106,836,130 6.1%
 All other industries $582,969,371 33.0%
 Total covered payrolls $1,765,469,673 100%