List of top 5 companies in Seattle-Tacoma hiring right now

SEATTLE - A new report released by job aggregator shows jobs are out there and big companies in the Seattle area - like Microsoft - are hiring by the hundreds.

The new employment outlook report lists the five companies hiring the most in 25 cities across the U.S. reports Microsoft is leading the way locally, looking to fill more than 4,000 positions.

Below is a list of the top five companies in the Seattle-Tacoma area with the most job openings:

  • Microsoft - 4,277 jobs

  • Amazon - 3,534 jobs

  • University of Washington - 773 jobs

  • Nordstrom - 741 jobs

  • Providence Health & Services - 661 jobs

Simply Hired evaluates job boards, newspapers, company career sites and staffing agencies to help compile the list.

You can check online to see how the Seattle job market compares to the 24 other major metro areas included in the report.