This report examines the workforce data, characteristics and trends that define the Health Care sector within the Greater Portland-Vancouver Area. With 110,000 regional jobs and a payroll of $5.9B, Health Care accounts for 12 percent of both the region's private sector employment and payroll. Health Care is the region's largest and one of the fastest growing industry sectors, growing 2.4 times faster than the overall economy between 2004-2014. Health Care's average annual wage of $54,869 is 6 percent higher than the regional average and provides a variety of career options for the region's population.
Monday, July 11, 2016