Types of Employment

  • Classified employees are subject to civil service law RCW 41.06 or similar statutory provision.
  • Most classified employees are union represented and covered by collective bargaining agreements.
  • Washington Management Service (WMS) employees are classified but not represented.
  • At-will employees serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and are not represented.

Percentages of chart may not total 100 due to rounding.

Notes:
Includes permanent and nonpermanent employees.
General government (excluding higher education institutions).


Last Updated: 04/10/2017
Time Period: as of 03/31/2017
Update Frequency: quarterly (end of fiscal quarter)