INDUSTRIES AND CLUSTERS
Skagit County has a diverse and rapidly growing economy, led by advanced manufacturing, agriculture, and maritime industries. Clean technology is emerging as a promising new sector for Skagit County businesses, while sustainable natural resource businesses remain an important part of the county's economy. Recreation, tourism, and retail are important economic engines, particularly for the county's smaller communities.
Learn more about leading Skagit County industry sectors though clicking on the below buttons:
The below data mapping tool will help you research and locate data on Skagit County's industry sectors and industry clusters, and to look up businesses by sector and NAICS codes.
|Skagit Regional Health||2,000|
|Mount Vernon School District||815|
|Shell Puget Sound Refinery||726*|
|Skagit County Government||636|
|Sedro-Woolley School District||366|
|Burlington-Edison School District||310|
|PACCAR Technical Center||261|
|Skagit Gardens Inc.||152|
|Skagit State Bank||144|
|Snelson Co. Inc.||86|
* 250 of the Shell employees are contractors
From study by Western Washington University Center for Business and Economic Research, June 30, 2014