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Puget Sound Tech Wage Gap Second in Nation at $65K/601/seattle-bellevue-1-16-18-tech-wage-gap<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/technology-graphs-computers.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/601/seattle-bellevue-1-16-18-tech-wage-gapPuget Sound Tech Wage Gap Second in Nation at $65K​The Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma MSA has the second highest tech/non-tech wage gap in the country with tech workers making on average $65,602 more than non-tech workers annually.
Total employment in the Seattle-Bellevue MSA reached its highest peak/582/seattle-bellevue-1-8-18-employment-reached-highest-peak<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/people-conference-table.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/582/seattle-bellevue-1-8-18-employment-reached-highest-peakTotal employment in the Seattle-Bellevue MSA reached its highest peak​Driven by a rapidly expanding technology sector, Seattle’s economy has hit a new all-time employment peak with 1,595,964 people currently employed.
Weekday Link Light Rail boardings up 13.5% for Q3 2017/564/seattle-bellevue-12-18-17-light-rail-boardings<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/transportation-people-boarding-metro-train.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/564/seattle-bellevue-12-18-17-light-rail-boardingsWeekday Link Light Rail boardings up 13.5% for Q3 2017​As the Seattle-Bellevue market continues to grow and affordability stretches the market vertically, many commuters are ditching their cars and embracing the convenience of light rail.
Big box (+100,000 s.f.) industrial lease rates on the rise/547/seattle-12-11-17-big-box<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/industrial-warehouse-exterior.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/547/seattle-12-11-17-big-boxBig box (+100,000 s.f.) industrial lease rates on the rise​Industrial lease rates, especially for the big box users (+100,000 square feet), have increased significantly since 2010.
Weekday Link Light Rail boarding up 13.5% year-over-year/548/seattle-12-11-17-light-rail<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/Transportation-train-city.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/548/seattle-12-11-17-light-railWeekday Link Light Rail boarding up 13.5% year-over-year​As the Seattle-Bellevue market continues to grow and affordability stretches the market vertically, many commuters are ditching their cars and embracing the convenience of light rail.
Unless you’re getting an $11,000 holiday bonus, buying a home may be out-of-reach/529/seattle-bellevue-12-4-17-most-expensive-metros<img alt="" src="/united-states/en-us/PublishingImages/Snapshots/residential-home-background-smiling-couple.jpg?RenditionID=6" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />/united-states/en-us/research/snapshots/529/seattle-bellevue-12-4-17-most-expensive-metrosUnless you’re getting an $11,000 holiday bonus, buying a home may be out-of-reachHSH.com ranked the fifty largest metro areas in terms of average annual household salaries necessary to afford the median base costs of a home.