About the City's Industries
There’s no question that the economy of Beaverton and its surrounding communities has a huge technology base; in fact, the area is nicknamed The Silicon Forest. However, the area has a strong diversity of industries and employers, and that diversity gives Beaverton a strength and richness that goes far beyond just technology. Of the various employment sectors in Beaverton, the largest include:
- Export trade
- Technology and manufacturing
The local economy is strong, and the variety of businesses provides a great deal of opportunities for every employment situation. From work-at-home opportunities, part-time or job-share opportunities, and traditional full-time employment, every family can find something to meet its economic and career needs.