The labor force in Washington was 3,616,112 in February 2016, up from 3,589,190 in January 2016, and up from 3,527,209 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 3,387,527 in February 2016, up from 3,354,715 in January 2016, and up from 3,303,406 one year ago in February 2015.