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Washington Spaceports Spur Business

Updated on January 31, 2018
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Mt. Ranier in Washington.
Mt. Ranier in Washington.

Math, Science, and Sci-Fi in Washington

Washington State's Number One most advertised job vacancy is Mathematics Technician and related engineering job titles among a wide array of Information Technology (IT), Veterinary sciences, and Research & Development occupations in Washington's fast-growing high tech industries, government employers, and scientific research facilities.

Jobs gradually increased, as shown by advertisements of jobs across Internet posting sources from 2011 - 2018. Jobs snapshots offered below show a steady increase.

Washington also is home to:

  • Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame founded by Paul Allen, who invested in
  • Space Ship One to win the X Prize for private space vehicles.
  • Privatized space exploration and space tourism will become an expanding hub of employment in and around the Greater Seattle Area in the next couple of decades

Mathematics Jobs in Washington State

Expanding Industries in Washington

  1. Aerospace-- At this writing, North America hosts 13 Spaceports, with a 14th under construction.
  2. Additional industries expected to continue expansion include: Forest Products, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Marine Services, Technologies, Electronics & Computers, Software, Telecommunications, Tourism, and Agriculture/Food Processing.

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Washington State:
Washington, USA

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B
Spaceport, California:
Mojave Air & Space Port, 1434 Flight Line, Mojave, CA 93501, USA

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C
Spaceport America:
901 E University Ave #965l, Las Cruces, NM 88001, USA

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D
Spaceport Alaska:
Alaska Aerospace Development, 4300 B St #101, Anchorage, AK 99503, USA

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Job Listings Snapshots

During the Barack Obama presidential administration:

  • 117,000 jobs in January 2013
  • 132,000+ jobs in January 2014
  • 150,000+ jobs in January 2015
  • 155,000+ jobs in January 2016

During the Donald Trump Administration:

  • 80,000 jobs in January 2018, one year into the Donald Trump Presidency.

High Demand Jobs 2012 - 2016

  1. Dentists, Dental Technicians, Hygienists
  2. Truck Drivers - Salaried and Owner-Operators
  3. Engineers - IT, Mechanical, Electrical, and others. Many of these jobs are associated with aerospace industries.
  4. Physicians
  5. Registered Nurses
  6. Medical Assistants
  7. Warehouse and Inventory Jobs
  8. Insurance Agents
  9. Retail Managers and Assistants
  10. Sales Representatives
  11. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants
  12. Occupational Therapists

Highest Demand Jobs 2018

  1. Nurses and Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Health Educators and Advocates
  3. General Dentists
  4. Dental Assistants
  5. Jobs with Amazon.com: IT Engineers, Administrators, Managers, and Technicians.
  6. Salespeople, Sales Supervisors and Related
  7. Software Development Engineers
  8. Physical Therapists
  9. Occupational Therapists
  10. Physicians and Specialists

Space Ship One

Major Employers in Washington State

  1. MICROSOFT CORP.
  2. SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL-SEATAC (International Airport)
  3. TACOMA GENERAL HOSPITAL
  4. MULTICARE HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE and MULTICARE HEALTH SYSTEM at http://www.multicare.org/
  5. BARRET BUSINESS SERVICES - Employment Agency
  6. UNIVERSITY OF WASH. AND UNIVERSITY MED CENTER: OB/GYN
  7. WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
  8. SEATTLE CANCER CARE ALLIANCE
  9. SOUTH SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
  10. ORGAN TRANSPLANT: SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER
  11. FAIRCHILD US AIR FORCE BASE
  12. STEWART TITLE CO
  13. BATTELLE - Headquartered in Columbus OH, #1 High-Tech City
  14. EVERGREEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  15. GENIE INDUSTRIES
  16. MADIGAN ARMY MEDICAL CENTER
  17. ST. JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
  18. MARY BRIDGE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  19. SACRED HEART MED CENTER AND SACRED HEART CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL
  20. SW WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER

Washington Sports Teams

College and High School

Professional Teams

League Teams

Top Colleges and Universities in Washington


Pacific Native North American Education

Washington State is home to Native North American colleges and visitors centers that include educational activities. Many tribal nations may have partially moved into the area from Alaska and British Columbia, with their own style of fine arts following them. The book Out of Silence is a moving testament and display of all of these.

The improvement of Native American educational facilities and attractions has drawn larger numbers of visitors into the state of Washington, boosting the tourist trade and associated jobs.

Salishan Indian woman with basket and native art collection.
Salishan Indian woman with basket and native art collection. | Source
Pacific Northwest carved cedar pole. Each one tells a story.
Pacific Northwest carved cedar pole. Each one tells a story. | Source

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      frogyfish 

      7 years ago from Central United States of America

      Am bookmarking your page. A grandson has recently moved to WA state, married and needs another job. Thanks for your facts/listings here, as they may be really helpful.

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