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Greater Spokane Incorporated: Spokane’s economy is the most diverse in the region and supports the growth and expansion of multiple industries and employers.Spokane is the economic, financial and service capital of the Inland Northwest. It’s economy is the most diverse in the region and supports the growth and expansion of multiple industries and employers. Because of its location, it has been Washington State’s primary inland distribution center and transportation hub since 1881.

In Spokane, Fairchild Air Force Base is one of the region's largest employers. Other top employers span the education, health care, and government sectors.

 

 

 

 

Top Employers
Company NameFull Time EmployeesBusiness Activity
State of Washington 4,202 Government
Spokane Public Schools 3,025 Education
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
& Children's Hospital
3,010 Health Care
92nd Air Refueling Wing,
& Fairchild Air Force Base
2,8921 Military
Spokane County 1,908 Government
City of Spokane 1,864 Government
Wal-Mart Stores
1,484 Retail
Northern Quest Resort & Casino 1,359 Hotel/Casino
URM Stores Inc.
1,322 Distribution
Central Valley School District
1,270 Education
Rockwood Clinic PS 1,216 Health Care
Community Colleges of Spokane 1,203 Education
West Corp. 1,169 Customer Service
Gonzaga University 1,168 Education
Deaconess Medical Center 1,117 Health Care

Source: Journal of Business - 2013 Market Fact Book

1Does not include 1,000 Air National Guard personnel, an indeterminate number of Air Force Reserve personnel, or 471 civilians employed at FAFB