Puyallup's Major Employment Sectors
Puyallup's South Hill continues to be East Pierce County's regional shopping hub. The city serves a retail trade population of 400,000 with a projected growth to 600,000 by the year 2030. Puyallup taxable sales (2000-2003) grew at an average rate from 5.0% for retail trade and 4.45% for services.
Other major sectors in Puyallup
Construction; manufacturing; wholesale trade; transportation and warehousing; finance and insurance; professional, scientific and technical services.
Home to the Puyallup Fair
A privately owned fair, the Western Washington Fair is the 6th largest in the nation.
2004 revenues - $19 million
50 year-round employees
2004 attendance - 1.1 million
With Good Samaritan Hospital as the anchor, Puyallup is the regional medical center for Eastern Pierce County. Ranked fourth in Pierce County's top ten private employers, Good Samaritan Hospital employs over 2000.
Important employers in the region
MultiCare Health System