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Living Here

The Eastside

Standing on the sparkling shores of Lake Sammamish, Redmond is an award winning city located in the heart of King County Residents refer to as “the Eastside”. Consisting of Redmond and surrounding communities, the Eastside is home to a talented workforce unparalleled on the planet. With nationally renowned school public districts, a high quality of life, and an exceedingly strong employment base, it is no wonder that the Eastside is home to the innovative talent that drives the many of today’s worldwide tech giants.

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Median Housing Prices

Housing costs/Residential Housing Search

Redmond and the surrounding communities offer a variety of housing choices from large lot, detached single family dwellings to modern apartments, condominiums and even newer housing options such as micro housing and co-housing. From a classic mid-century rambler to upscale urbane condominiums, your choice is here for you and your family. Our housing prices are nearly half the cost of San Jose and competitive with other major technology regions.

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Employment and Salaries

Redmond and the Seattle metropolitan area enjoys one of the most robust economies in the United States, as demonstrated by an unemployment rate consistently below the state and national averages. The chart below presents a snap shot of the Redmond Seattle area’s workforce and wages.

Job Title Total Employment Mean Hourly Wage Mean Annual Wage Top 10%
Wage Management Occupations 78,480 $59.30 $123,340
Business & Financial Operations Occupations 107,980 $38 $79,050 $123,660
Computer & Mathematical Occupations 115,870 $49.35 $102,640 $147,610
Building, Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations 434,380 $14.84 $30,870 $45,210
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Job Title Total Employment Mean Hourly Wage Mean Annual Wage Top 10%
Architecture & Engineering Occupations 50,710 $42.51 $88,420 $131,870
Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations 17,990 $34.54 71,840 11,4700
Community & Social Service Occupations 19,460 $21.56 44,840 69,820
Legal Occupations 12,690 $49.49 $102,950
Education, Training, & Library Occupations 73,840 $26.67 $55,470 $84,660
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations 68,090 $40.93 $85,130 $128,320
Healthcare Support Occupations 31,940 $17.43 $36,260 $53,080
Protective Service Occupations 25,600 $25.27 $52,550 $92,690
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 114,810 $12.74 $26,500 $38,470
Personal Care & Service Occupations 43,790 $14.53 $30,210 $51,310
Sales & Related Occupations 148,800 $22.15 $46,080 $92,060
Office & Administrative Support Occupations 196,340 $19.38 $40,320 $59,210
Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations 1,360 $16.12 $33,530 $61,780
Construction & Extraction Occupations 53,680 $27.38 $56,960 $87,350
Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations 47,390 $25.58 $53,210 $83,520
Production Occupations $88,040 $21.04 $43,770 $74,030
Transportation & Material Moving Occupations 90,730 $19.92 $41,430 $70,630
All Occupations 1,449,770 $28.36 $58,990 $112,980