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Bellingham Employment

Employment and Industries in the Bellingham, Washington Area

The number of manufacturing jobs in Bellingham, Washington has declined and service jobs have now become more important to the city. Fishing, timber and agriculture are still important to the economy, however they are not as vital as there were in the past. The major agricultural industries are berries and dairy farming.

Jobs are provided by businesses that produce items such as transportation equipment, baked goods, processed frozen foods and wood products. Luxury yachts and military boats are the focus of the shipbuilding industry. In addition, healthcare has become a more important part of the economy.

The top fields of employment in Bellingham, Washington are government; trade, transportation and utilities; leisure and hospitality; healthcare, manufacturing, educational services, and professional and business services. About 33% of the labor force is employed in management, professional and related occupations. 30% of the workers are employed in sales and office jobs.

The Bellingham Whatcom Economic Development Council promotes local companies, products, and services and assists companies in interfacing with international, national, and regional markets. The council also provides a variety of other services.

Bellingham's largest job providers:

  • Western Washington University
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Bellingham School District
  • Whatcom County
  • City of Bellingham
  • Haggen Inc
  • Sodexho Services
  • Brown & Cole
  • T-Mobile
  • Fred Meyer Inc
  • Peacehealth Medical Group
  • Anvil Corporation
  • Interior Pacific Inc
  • Olympic Health Management Systems, Inc
  • Imco General Construction Inc
  • Portionables, Inc
  • Macy's Department Stores, Inc
  • Walmart
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation

Notable information regarding Bellingham, Washington: Adult population which has earned a bachelor's degree or higher: 33%. Average salary in 2009: $35,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 107.0 (U.S. average: 100).

Bellingham companies have opportunities to work with helpful organizations such as:

Those interested in Bellingham business and economic news may want to read the Bellingham Herald.

Most Popular Jobs in Bellingham, Washington Metro Area (2008 data)

Where the Majority of Workers Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Elementary school teachers, except special education 800 $51,290 $32,550 - 74,040 14% 95%
2 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 730 $64,210 $32,590 - 125,480 8% 51%
3 Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 510 $56,150 $40,590 - 75,810 6% 96%
4 Teachers and instructors, all other 500 $35,870 $26,260 - 51,700 9% 54%
5 Accountants and auditors 470 $59,310 $40,880 - 84,780 18% 79%
6 Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 470 $59,230 $34,890 - 80,140 5% 58%
7 Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 340 $54,470 $40,190 - 72,930 11% 95%
8 Coaches and scouts 250 $35,140 $18,870 - 59,940 15% 60%
9 Financial managers 240 $105,610 $48,950 - 13% 60%
10 Civil engineers 240 $68,560 $53,790 - 94,650 18% 87%
11 Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents 220 $62,840 $27,820 - 119,540 25% 67%
12 Social and human service assistants 200 $25,250 $18,090 - 36,480 34% 58%
13 Detectives and criminal investigators 200 $0 $ - 17% 54%
14 Pharmacists 190 $104,280 $89,120 - 126,780 22% 97%
15 Lawyers 170 $71,840 $45,900 - 102,500 11% 99%
16 Managers, all other 160 $90,250 $54,990 - 129,260 7% 55%
17 Graphic designers 160 $36,010 $23,300 - 50,620 10% 55%
18 Human resources, training, and labor relations specialists, all other 150 $49,850 $41,540 - 62,390 17% 56%
19 Computer software engineers, applications 140 $72,610 $48,910 - 101,600 45% 85%
20 Educational, vocational, and school counselors 140 $52,870 $37,510 - 74,320 13% 73%
21 Librarians 130 $56,130 $41,420 - 75,360 4% 85%
22 Network systems and data communications analysts 130 $49,420 $35,420 - 72,020 53% 57%
23 Self-enrichment education teachers 130 $42,770 $23,890 - 59,790 23% 54%
24 Rehabilitation counselors 130 $36,580 $20,900 - 56,570 23% 73%
25 Education administrators, elementary and secondary school 120 $87,310 $61,170 - 106,740 8% 78%
26 Network and computer systems administrators 120 $56,700 $37,180 - 78,470 27% 50%
27 Market research analysts 120 $51,410 $35,090 - 79,670 20% 82%
28 Sales managers 110 $135,140 $70,640 - 10% 69%
29 Computer systems analysts 110 $61,220 $42,630 - 80,870 29% 68%
30 Child, family, and school social workers 110 $47,250 $31,390 - 62,570 19% 77%
31 Mechanical engineers 100 $94,430 $60,550 - 142,790 4% 78%
32 Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 100 $71,460 $39,000 - 111,590 25% 93%
33 Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products 90 $69,790 $31,050 - 117,610 12% 51%
34 Mental health counselors 90 $41,570 $30,940 - 56,420 30% 73%
35 Adult literacy, remedial education, and GED teachers and instructors 90 $39,480 $29,480 - 57,260 14% 54%
36 Floral designers 90 $22,980 $17,740 - 30,780 -9% 55%
37 Aerospace engineers 80 $81,010 $55,130 - 107,660 10% 87%
38 Management analysts 80 $66,220 $30,140 - 114,010 22% 78%
39 Public relations specialists 80 $58,140 $31,950 - 96,900 18% 81%
40 Urban and regional planners 80 $56,810 $41,160 - 77,430 15% 92%
41 Editors 80 $48,570 $28,670 - 87,460 2% 81%
42 Education, training, and library workers, all other 80 $45,540 $33,410 - 59,950 11% 79%
43 Employment, recruitment, and placement specialists 80 $44,310 $30,100 - 64,250 18% 56%
44 Advertising sales agents 80 $42,850 $20,720 - 63,140 20% 56%
45 Engineering managers 70 $121,800 $82,250 - 163,190 7% 84%
46 Computer and information systems managers 70 $84,120 $59,940 - 123,330 16% 73%
47 Veterinarians 70 $79,810 $57,800 - 112,670 35% 100%
48 Architects, except landscape and naval 70 $65,980 $43,210 - 97,210 18% 88%
49 Sales and related workers, all other 70 $62,350 $20,110 - 14% 62%
50 Vocational education teachers, secondary school 70 $59,210 $43,250 - 79,020 -5% 96%
51 Training and development specialists 70 $56,240 $35,580 - 81,980 18% 56%
52 Industrial engineers 60 $82,500 $50,130 - 103,360 20% 74%
53 Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 60 $59,700 $40,330 - 83,360 16% 99%
54 Speech-language pathologists 60 $56,220 $44,220 - 77,080 11% 98%
55 Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school 60 $52,290 $36,310 - 67,610 20% 87%
56 Instructional coordinators 60 $50,350 $27,210 - 80,170 23% 79%
57 Medical and public health social workers 60 $41,670 $32,210 - 54,460 24% 77%
58 Mental health and substance abuse social workers 60 $35,430 $27,680 - 48,590 30% 77%
59 Marketing managers 50 $99,830 $57,400 - 152,780 14% 69%
60 Medical and health services managers 50 $94,650 $46,330 - 16% 57%
61 Physician assistants 50 $88,580 $70,450 - 123,370 27% 67%
62 Computer programmers 50 $71,310 $37,440 - 110,980 -4% 73%
63 Physical therapists 50 $70,940 $52,650 - 95,080 27% 89%
64 Chemists 50 $65,210 $36,100 - 118,930 9% 93%
65 Social and community service managers 50 $61,530 $35,960 - 95,960 25% 72%
66 Occupational health and safety specialists 50 $55,080 $42,910 - 73,820 8% 72%
67 Special education teachers, middle school 50 $53,680 $35,070 - 70,460 16% 87%
68 Computer specialists, all other 50 $49,820 $25,590 - 79,320 15% 68%
69 Special education teachers, secondary school 50 $47,470 $29,960 - 72,180 9% 87%
70 Financial specialists, all other 50 $46,740 $29,550 - 65,070 12% 50%
71 Database administrators 40 $47,710 $28,880 - 75,140 29% 72%
72 Legislators 40 $42,830 $21,330 - 74,780 1% 65%
73 Community and social service specialists, all other 40 $35,670 $26,990 - 52,700 25% 58%
74 Merchandise displayers and window trimmers 40 $30,490 $23,190 - 40,060 11% 55%
75 Human resources managers, all other 30 $78,190 $56,570 - 104,660 11% 58%
76 Environmental engineers 30 $72,870 $55,110 - 99,610 25% 86%
77 Electronics engineers, except computer 30 $72,400 $47,400 - 106,360 4% 81%
78 Computer software engineers, systems software 30 $68,510 $31,460 - 98,640 28% 85%
79 Meeting and convention planners 30 $49,180 $30,190 - 78,950 20% 67%

Where the Majority of Workers Do Not Have College Degrees

Rank Title Local Jobs Local Mean Salary Typical Local Salary National Growth % 2006-2016 National % With College Degree
1 Retail salespersons 2,940 $26,120 $17,590 - 39,630 12% 25%
2 Cashiers 2,410 $22,770 $17,510 - 33,140 -3% 10%
3 Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 1,830 $35,040 $24,280 - 49,390 13% 16%
4 Waiters and waitresses 1,770 $25,660 $17,730 - 32,710 11% 14%
5 Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 1,720 $21,040 $17,490 - 26,210 18% 5%
6 Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 1,700 $21,260 $17,500 - 28,390 10% 8%
7 Office clerks, general 1,630 $27,460 $19,800 - 37,370 13% 19%
8 Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 1,270 $27,870 $19,300 - 38,320 15% 4%
9 Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand 1,260 $26,750 $18,920 - 36,270 2% 5%
10 Carpenters 1,070 $48,530 $31,160 - 71,350 10% 6%
11 Receptionists and information clerks 1,010 $24,920 $18,090 - 33,010 17% 13%
12 Stock clerks and order fillers 990 $24,030 $17,830 - 35,100 -8% 8%
13 Customer service representatives 940 $28,750 $21,870 - 37,740 25% 22%
14 Cooks, restaurant 910 $23,880 $19,350 - 30,210 12% 5%
15 Teacher assistants 890 $27,640 $21,730 - 32,590 10% 18%
16 Secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive 830 $31,760 $21,630 - 42,720 1% 18%
17 First-line supervisors/managers of office and administrative support workers 810 $48,290 $33,130 - 66,340 6% 29%
18 Construction laborers 800 $38,290 $20,020 - 75,100 11% 5%
19 Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer 790 $38,300 $27,460 - 49,930 10% 4%
20 Maintenance and repair workers, general 790 $37,610 $20,810 - 51,230 10% 6%
21 Counter and rental clerks 770 $23,340 $17,490 - 32,490 23% 16%
22 Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 710 $52,560 $31,150 - 82,780 11% 4%
23 First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers 710 $42,670 $25,510 - 62,780 4% 25%
24 Personal and home care aides 670 $22,800 $17,950 - 29,380 51% 10%
25 Electricians 630 $46,200 $28,400 - 62,910 7% 7%
26 Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants 630 $22,930 $18,120 - 29,280 18% 7%
27 Shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks 610 $28,170 $19,750 - 39,040 4% 6%
28 First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 590 $34,240 $21,080 - 47,540 11% 14%
29 Maids and housekeeping cleaners 570 $20,420 $17,440 - 24,960 13% 5%
30 First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 530 $66,210 $39,820 - 98,800 9% 10%
31 Security guards 530 $29,710 $18,400 - 40,840 17% 13%
32 Team assemblers 530 $28,130 $21,160 - 38,590 0% 5%
33 Home health aides 520 $22,170 $17,750 - 26,550 49% 7%
34 Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 510 $39,120 $29,360 - 50,540 5% 2%
35 Food preparation workers 510 $21,710 $17,240 - 30,610 15% 7%
36 General and operations managers 490 $109,450 $54,910 - 2% 48%
37 Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 490 $32,950 $21,380 - 47,500 18% 6%
38 Dishwashers 490 $19,550 $17,330 - 23,030 10% 3%
39 Child care workers 480 $21,000 $17,580 - 26,200 18% 15%
40 Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses 460 $38,150 $32,180 - 45,810 14% 7%
41 Medical secretaries 450 $35,140 $27,140 - 45,720 17% 18%
42 Truck drivers, light or delivery services 450 $29,470 $18,620 - 49,310 8% 4%
43 Tellers 440 $24,650 $19,870 - 31,200 14% 16%
44 First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers 430 $54,110 $33,130 - 78,890 -5% 15%
45 Executive secretaries and administrative assistants 390 $40,390 $29,880 - 53,540 15% 18%
46 Helpers--production workers 380 $28,240 $19,480 - 38,060 -1% 4%
47 Packers and packagers, hand 350 $24,670 $18,170 - 32,210 -12% 3%
48 Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 350 $19,640 $17,050 - 24,190 12% 6%
49 Automotive service technicians and mechanics 330 $39,040 $26,370 - 59,350 14% 4%
50 Office and administrative support workers, all other 330 $30,900 $22,000 - 40,350 -9% 32%
51 Business operations specialists, all other 320 $57,070 $36,130 - 82,430 21% 49%
52 Painters, construction and maintenance 300 $34,380 $26,690 - 42,140 12% 6%
53 Billing and posting clerks and machine operators 300 $30,540 $22,450 - 39,740 4% 15%
54 Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 300 $24,340 $19,780 - 31,940 -5% 5%
55 Bartenders 270 $27,800 $18,120 - 38,440 11% 17%
56 Industrial truck and tractor operators 260 $31,730 $21,370 - 46,050 -2% 2%
57 Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 260 $20,620 $17,270 - 26,190 11% 2%
58 Police and sheriff's patrol officers 250 $65,470 $51,840 - 79,720 11% 33%
59 Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 250 $59,720 $38,160 - 94,000 8% 3%
60 Bus drivers, school 250 $34,430 $28,300 - 39,930 9% 4%
61 First-line supervisors/managers of mechanics, installers, and repairers 240 $58,570 $39,550 - 79,290 7% 13%
62 Computer support specialists 240 $43,100 $26,080 - 60,890 13% 43%
63 Pharmacy technicians 240 $34,160 $27,860 - 39,960 32% 16%
64 Medical assistants 240 $30,840 $23,280 - 39,930 35% 10%
65 Court, municipal, and license clerks 230 $36,460 $27,140 - 48,900 9% 24%
66 Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists 230 $25,210 $17,650 - 37,650 12% 6%
67 Postal service mail carriers 220 $0 $ - 1% 11%
68 Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 210 $48,640 $33,030 - 64,890 0% 0%
69 Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 210 $39,530 $27,000 - 56,250 -7% 14%
70 Food servers, nonrestaurant 210 $25,490 $18,140 - 33,490 16% 9%
71 Industrial machinery mechanics 200 $45,040 $34,040 - 58,740 9% 5%
72 Roofers 200 $39,140 $27,980 - 51,310 14% 3%
73 Cooks, institution and cafeteria 200 $25,160 $17,520 - 32,720 11% 5%
74 Recreation workers 200 $23,750 $17,710 - 35,650 13% 47%
75 Amusement and recreation attendants 200 $20,110 $17,520 - 24,530 24% 22%
76 Dental assistants 190 $34,670 $22,690 - 46,930 29% 9%
77 Bakers 190 $28,310 $19,220 - 39,070 10% 8%
78 Cost estimators 180 $58,050 $34,070 - 89,140 19% 32%
79 Fiberglass laminators and fabricators 180 $31,870 $22,000 - 44,630 6% 5%
80 Parts salespersons 180 $28,020 $20,820 - 38,880 -2% 6%
81 Dental hygienists 170 $87,680 $73,170 - 103,190 30% 33%
82 Millwrights 170 $57,010 $40,790 - 79,910 6% 0%
83 Fire fighters 170 $53,770 $36,440 - 72,390 12% 18%
84 Structural metal fabricators and fitters 170 $37,340 $27,420 - 48,480 -0% 0%
85 Library technicians 170 $34,790 $27,460 - 43,920 9% 27%
86 Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 170 $26,300 $18,250 - 38,610 12% 0%
87 Machine feeders and offbearers 170 $25,200 $20,730 - 31,980 -15% 0%
88 Telemarketers 170 $24,290 $17,690 - 31,870 -10% 14%
89 Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 170 $23,450 $17,590 - 34,800 14% 3%
90 Library assistants, clerical 170 $21,890 $17,550 - 30,550 8% 37%
91 Sales representatives, services, all other 160 $53,640 $27,130 - 95,820 28% 48%
92 Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 160 $46,250 $33,280 - 62,270 9% 3%
93 Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 160 $40,100 $23,950 - 50,950 -13% 0%
94 Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 160 $38,240 $22,930 - 50,890 27% 47%
95 Assemblers and fabricators, all other 160 $31,050 $22,170 - 39,900 -9% 5%
96 Hotel, motel, and resort desk clerks 160 $20,950 $17,370 - 25,950 17% 14%
97 Cement masons and concrete finishers 160 $0 $ - 11% 2%
98 First-line supervisors/managers of non-retail sales workers 150 $65,030 $42,210 - 95,320 4% 38%
99 Drywall and ceiling tile installers 150 $55,080 $31,100 - 78,800 7% 2%
100 Legal secretaries 150 $32,790 $26,790 - 44,910 12% 18%
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Jobs More Common Near Bellingham Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs Pop. vs. Avg.*
Fiberglass laminators and fabricators 31,870 180 24.1
Textile winding, twisting, and drawing out machine setters, operators, and tenders 24,520 130 13.1
Sawing machine setters, operators, and tenders, wood 28,940 150 12.2
Millwrights 57,010 170 10.5
Meat, poultry, and fish cutters and trimmers 20,620 260 7.3
Tapers 41,470 100 6.3
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 21,260 1,700 5.9
Court, municipal, and license clerks 36,460 230 4.8
Detectives and criminal investigators 0 200 4.3
Vocational education teachers, postsecondary 48,640 210 4
Gaming dealers 28,490 140 3.8
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 59,230 470 3.4
Machine feeders and offbearers 25,200 170 3.2
Roofers 39,140 200 3.1
Structural metal fabricators and fitters 37,340 170 3.1
Counter and rental clerks 23,340 770 3.1
Library technicians 34,790 170 3.1
Library assistants, clerical 21,890 170 3
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 52,560 710 2.9
Coaches and scouts 35,140 250 2.8
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 39,120 510 2.8
Personal and home care aides 22,800 670 2.7
Rehabilitation counselors 36,580 130 2.6
Bakers 28,310 190 2.6
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 40,100 160 2.6
Office and administrative support workers, all other 30,900 330 2.4
Environmental scientists and specialists, including health 71,460 100 2.3
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 55,080 150 2.3
Cargo and freight agents 40,280 100 2.2
Carpenters 48,530 1,070 2.2
Helpers--installation, maintenance, and repair workers 26,300 170 2.2
Painters, construction and maintenance 34,380 300 2.1
Food servers, nonrestaurant 25,490 210 2.1
Teachers and instructors, all other 35,870 500 1.9
Cooks, restaurant 23,880 910 1.8
Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks 35,040 1,830 1.8
Electricians 46,200 630 1.8
Medical secretaries 35,140 450 1.8
Dental hygienists 87,680 170 1.8
Wholesale and retail buyers, except farm products 39,310 130 1.7
Packaging and filling machine operators and tenders 24,340 300 1.7
Dishwashers 19,550 490 1.7
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 66,210 530 1.7
Medical records and health information technicians 32,090 150 1.7
Receptionists and information clerks 24,920 1,010 1.6
Librarians 56,130 130 1.6
Helpers--production workers 28,240 380 1.6
Civil engineers 68,560 240 1.6
Amusement and recreation attendants 20,110 200 1.6
Sewing machine operators 25,890 110 1.5

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Bellingham, Washington Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Salary Index * Local Jobs
Bartenders 27,800 1.43 270
Drywall and ceiling tile installers 55,080 1.43 150
Operating engineers and other construction equipment operators 59,720 1.4 250
Dental hygienists 87,680 1.38 170
Sales managers 135,140 1.37 110
Waiters and waitresses 25,660 1.37 1,770
Molding, coremaking, and casting machine setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic 40,100 1.37 160
Landscaping and groundskeeping workers 32,950 1.36 490
Police and sheriff's patrol officers 65,470 1.35 250
Bus drivers, school 34,430 1.32 250
Gaming dealers 28,490 1.31 140
Fire fighters 53,770 1.28 170
Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors 38,240 1.27 160
Food servers, nonrestaurant 25,490 1.26 210
Teacher assistants 27,640 1.24 890
Carpenters 48,530 1.24 1,070
Construction laborers 38,290 1.23 800
Cashiers 22,770 1.23 2,410
Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food 21,040 1.22 1,720
Janitors and cleaners, except maids and housekeeping cleaners 27,870 1.22 1,270
Pharmacy technicians 34,160 1.22 240
Medical secretaries 35,140 1.21 450
Packers and packagers, hand 24,670 1.21 350
Helpers--production workers 28,240 1.19 380
Counter attendants, cafeteria, food concession, and coffee shop 21,260 1.19 1,700
Inspectors, testers, sorters, samplers, and weighers 39,530 1.18 210
Bakers 28,310 1.18 190
Library technicians 34,790 1.18 170
Security guards 29,710 1.18 530
Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation 59,230 1.17 470
Assemblers and fabricators, all other 31,050 1.17 160
Child, family, and school social workers 47,250 1.16 110
Sewing machine operators 25,890 1.15 110
Construction managers 96,450 1.15 130
Personal and home care aides 22,800 1.14 670
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters 52,560 1.14 710
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and extraction workers 66,210 1.14 530
Financial managers 105,610 1.14 240
Millwrights 57,010 1.14 170
Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, except technical and scientific products 64,210 1.14 730
General and operations managers 109,450 1.14 490
Dishwashers 19,550 1.14 490
First-line supervisors/managers of food preparation and serving workers 34,240 1.13 590
Food preparation workers 21,710 1.13 510
Dining room and cafeteria attendants and bartender helpers 19,640 1.13 350
Heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration mechanics and installers 46,250 1.13 160
Loan officers 66,590 1.13 110
Cleaners of vehicles and equipment 23,450 1.12 170
Self-enrichment education teachers 42,770 1.12 130
Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers 39,120 1.11 510

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