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INFOGRAPHIC: Veteran Friendly

100-PO035 (R 9/2018)


(Rachel Friederich , DOC Communications)

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Veteran Friendly

Approximately 14.7% of the Washington State Department of Corrections' workforce are veterans

This equates to 1,254 employees!

46.6% of the entire veteran population in the state of Washington over the age of 18 was employed in 2017. This includes retirees and those not actively seeking work.

4% jobless rate among veterans in Washington state between the ages of 18 and 64 in the civilian workforce.

Leading Industries for Veterans Employment
  • 25.5% Government
  • 12% Manufacturing
  • 11.6% Professional & Business Services
  1. Washington State Department of Corrections Human Resources Division
  2. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey
  3. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics