Regional Report | Summary 11-03 | November 2011

High-tech Industries in Massachusetts: Employment and Wage Trends during the 2001–2009 Period

Chart 1. Location Quotients for High-Tech Industries, Massachusetts, 2001 and 2009
Industry Location Quotient
2001 2009

Total high-tech industries

1.97 1.64

Pharmaceuticals

1.06 1.34

Computer equipment manufacturing

2.89 3.03

Communications equipment manufacturing

2.50 1.10

Semiconductor manufacturing

1.61 1.84

Control instrument manufacturing

2.65 2.49

Aerospace

1.01 0.97

Software publishers

3.46 3.39

Architecture

1.20 1.17

Computer systems design

1.80 1.54

Scientific research

2.40 2.84

Internet, telecommunications, and data processing

1.06 1.07

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