Using information from the US Dept of Labor, this report compares annual wages paid by businesses and earned in occupations in Island County for 2016 against living wages, the minimum wage and poverty level wages. Living and poverty level annual wages requires a comparison against household sizes, so the report breaks down annual wages in several potential household situations. (95 pages)
This Excel file uses data from the Washington State Dept of Revenue to show detailed business sector sales from 2008 to Q1 2017 in Unincorporated Island County, Coupeville, Langley and Oak Harbor. The level of detail is down to the North American Industry Classification Standard (NAICS) 6 level. For more information on the NAICS system and how to find your business’ number, visit: https://www.naics.com/search/.
This Excel file uses data from the Washington State Dept of Revenue to show summary business sector sales from 2008 to Q1 2017 in Unincorporated Island County, Coupeville, Langley and Oak Harbor. The level of detail is down to the North American Industry Classification Standard (NAICS) 2 level. For more information on the NAICS system and how to find your business’ number, visit: https://www.naics.com/search/. You can also use the list below.
11 Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
42 Wholesale Trade
44-45 Retail Trade
48-49 Transportation and Warehousing
52 Finance and Insurance
53 Real Estate Rental and Leasing
54 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
55 Management of Companies and Enterprises
56 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
61 Educational Services
62 Health Care and Social Assistance
71 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
72 Accommodation and Food Services
81 Other Services (except Public Administration)
92 Public Administration
The “2016 EDC Goals” document mentions several ways to increase economic development in Island County.
One goal is: “Support and encourage strategies that will increase tourism October through April.”
For that reason, the EDC board directed staff to produce an accommodations sales report showing the sales difference between peak and shoulder seasons.
A layman’s comparison of civilian occupations to Navy enlisted rates.
Navy veterans offer employers a workforce schooled in a solid work ethic, understanding the benefits of hard work and committed to teamwork. However, due to the unique occupations required by the Navy, understanding the skills a sailor possesses if often confusing for employers. This cross reference is created to help. In this document you will find a civilian occupation and then the corresponding Navy enlisted rate that has some or all of the skills in that occupation.