Bellingham has a very diverse economy. Traditional resource-based industries of foresting products, commercial fishing, and agricultural products continue to contribute to the economy. High tech, education, retail trade, tourism, health care, business, and information services are growth sectors.

Employment Resources

Top 10 employers in Whatcom County 2019

  1. St Joseph Hospital
  2. Western Washington University
  3. Lummi Nation
  4. Bellingham Public Schools
  5. The City of Bellingham
  6. Whatcom County
  7. Matrix Service Inc
  8. BP Cherry Point
  9. Ferndale School District
  10. Haggen

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