The labor force in Washington was 3,755,253 in July 2017, up from 3,719,372 in June 2017, and up from 3,675,259 one year ago in July 2016. Employment was 3,590,013 in July 2017, up from 3,555,349 in June 2017, and up from 3,476,514 one year ago in July 2016.