Economic Impact Report: Life Sciences Employment Rises 23.5% in Washington State from 2015 to 2019


Life Science Washington’s latest Economic Impact Reports reveals a 23.5% rise in employment in the field from 2015-2019, reflecting tremendous growth in the region as a result of an IPO boom as well as many companies adding commercial and manufacturing jobs.

In particular, the report revealed that women make up 44% of Washington’s life science industry – one of the highest concentrations of women in a STEM-based industry.