SEATTLE — Remote workers in the Evergreen State have it better than those in most states in the country, according to a recent WalletHub report.
Washington state ranked eighth in the study behind, respectively, New Jersey, DC, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Utah and Texas.
The study found Washington ranked third in households’ internet access, third in average retail price of electricity, fifth in share of population working from home, 21st in internet cost and 26th in average home square footage.
Many employers shifted to work-from-home structures during the pandemic. About 20 percent of all professional jobs were remote at the beginning of 2022, according to WalletHub.