Welcome to Mason County


Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region of Washington State, Mason County is home to a wide range of industries, from high tech and aviation to manufacturing and e-commerce. Companies are attracted to the area by the low cost and ready availability of buildable land, the superior quality of life, comprehensive tax advantages and “can do” workforce that is ready to make your company the next Washington success story. 

Area businesses are supported by a team of experienced professionals at the Economic Development Council of Mason County who serve as consultants and facilitators, ensuring that your business’ needs are met, from permitting and infrastructure to workforce and incentives.


Effective July 1, 2014, new and expanding manufacturing businesses in Mason County could be eligible to receive a sales and use tax deferral on certain construction and equipment purchases.

Call the EDC or visit the Department of Revenue’s Incentives Page for more information.


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Job Fair

Despite the recent and upcoming changes to our community, we have seen a very strong outpouring of support from our local and regional businesses. Many have reached out to let us know about any and all job opportunities that are available. With the help of Simpson Lumber Company, the Economic Development Council of Mason County, the Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council, and WorkSource, job seekers will find a wealth of exciting opportunities at this free job fair.

June 10th from 10am to 2pm at the Transit Community Center in downtown Shelton.

Whether hoping to find a fresh start or a new career direction, a variety of employers from both the public and private sectors will be eager to hire for immediate openings in a wide range of fields. Making a connection and a good impression as well as preparation are absolutely essential to making the most of this job fair. To help prepare, WorkSource has been providing a series of workshops designed to assist people in preparing for these employers and showing them what an amazing asset they will be. Contact them (360.427.2174) if you are interested attending any of the resume, application or interviewing workshops. Employers may interview on the spot so come prepared with multiple copies of your resume.

Don’t limit yourself to only one company. The list of attendees is posted online so take some time to identify and research your top companies. This is a perfect time to really talk with industries to determine if they would be a good fit for you and your family. All information about this event can be found at www.facebook.com/masonedc.