How Did We Choose These Sectors?  

The WDC annually reviews the industry sectors in King County to determine which we should choose for our workforce development efforts, and what those strategies should be. Industry leaders may also request that the WDC convene a sector panel based on workforce needs that they have identified in their industry. 

Our watch sectors are: 

The key criteria are: 

  • Economic Size and Scope 

  • Job Demand: 

  • Supply and Demand Alignment 

  • Potential for Impact