Washington Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Washington show an unemployment rate of 8.5%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Washington unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Employment Security Department, State of Washington for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Employment Security Department, State of Washington

Unemployed through no fault of your own
Be able to work and willing to work
Be available for work
Actively seeking suitable work
The base period will be the first four of the last five completed quarters prior to the date you first applied for unemployment insurance.

1- You must have 680 hours of covered employment in your base period.

How long can you claim benefits: Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $129-$541

Determined by:  Average of gross wages in the two highest quarters during base period x multiplier