Massachusetts



News Releases:

Nov
07

Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2018

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 2.4 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Manchester, Mass.-N.H. metropolitan area for the 12-month period ending September 2018.

Oct
11

Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — September 2018

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston-Cambridge-Newton area increased 1.2 percent in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Oct
05

Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2017

In 2017, Massachusetts women who were full-time wage and salary workers had median usual weekly earnings of $971 or 80.6 percent of the $1,204 median usual weekly earnings of their male counterparts,

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:

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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

3,704.7 3,732.2 3,758.9 3,785.8 3,806.0 (p)3,822.1

Employment(1)

3,574.7 3,601.1 3,625.5 3,650.0 3,668.8 (p)3,686.3

Unemployment(1)

130.0 131.0 133.4 135.8 137.3 (p)135.8

Unemployment Rate(2)

3.5 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.6 (p)3.6

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

3,645.9 3,654.1 3,675.3 3,679.0 3,683.6 (p)3,677.4

12-month % change

1.3 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8

Mining and Logging(3)

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 (p)1.2

12-month % change

9.1 0.0 0.0 9.1 9.1 (p)9.1

Construction(3)

158.7 159.1 161.3 163.0 163.1 (p)163.6

12-month % change

6.4 6.4 7.2 7.4 6.7 (p)6.7

Manufacturing(3)

246.3 246.6 248.1 249.1 248.4 (p)247.3

12-month % change

0.9 1.3 1.8 2.0 1.8 (p)1.4

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

579.9 580.6 581.6 581.2 580.8 (p)582.4

12-month % change

0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 -0.1 (p)0.1

Information(3)

90.4 90.5 91.1 91.4 92.5 (p)92.2

12-month % change

-1.1 -1.8 -0.2 -0.4 0.3 (p)0.3

Financial Activities(3)

223.0 223.0 222.7 222.7 222.9 (p)223.4

12-month % change

0.8 0.9 0.4 0.4 0.6 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

583.2 586.9 591.7 593.5 595.2 (p)595.8

12-month % change

3.4 4.2 4.7 4.7 5.0 (p)5.0

Education & Health Services(3)

798.1 801.3 801.7 804.4 806.3 (p)807.6

12-month % change

0.7 1.1 0.5 1.0 1.2 (p)1.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

374.1 374.6 379.7 377.8 378.6 (p)369.5

12-month % change

1.9 2.5 2.8 2.6 2.8 (p)0.6

Other Services(3)

140.4 139.3 141.9 141.4 141.4 (p)141.4

12-month % change

2.3 1.5 3.4 2.9 2.7 (p)2.5

Government(3)

450.6 451.1 454.4 453.3 453.2 (p)453.0

12-month % change

-0.2 -0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.2 (p)0.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Boston Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Springfield, MA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
Worcester Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
New England - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Nov 2018
New England - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Nov 2018
New England Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – New England Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Average Energy Prices for the U.S., regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas Average energy prices Table Oct 2018
Average Energy Prices In Boston-Cambridge-Newton – August 2018 Average energy prices News Release Sep 2018
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Feb 2013
Business Employment Dynamics in New England Employment Table Nov 2014
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in New England (PDF) Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2018
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures for the Boston Metropolitan Area: 2015-16 Consumer spending News Release Jan 2018
2014 Data on Employment Status by State and Demographic Group Employment, Unemployment Table Feb 2015
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England Employment Table Mar 2012
Union Membership of wage and salary workers in New England (PDF) Employment Table Mar 2012
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 Employment Table Oct 2011
New England and State Multiple Jobholders: 1997-2010 (PDF) Employment Table Oct 2011
County Employment and Wages in Massachusetts – Second Quarter 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Feb 2017
New England and State Unemployment - 2016 Unemployment News Release Apr 2017
New England and State Unemployment — September 2017 Unemployment News Release Nov 2017
Women’s Earnings in Massachusetts — 2017 Pay News Release Oct 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boston-Cambridge-Newton — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2018
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut - 2012 Employment News Release May 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2013
Occupational injuries and illnesses in Massachusetts (PDF) Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — September 2018 Consumer price indexes News Release Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Oct 2018
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) (PDF) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Nov 2018
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — September 2018 Benefits, Pay News Release Nov 2018
Minimum Wage Workers in Massachusetts – 2012 Employment, Pay Table Apr 2013
Occupational Employment and Wages for Police and Firefighters in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas – May 2013 Employment, Pay News Release Apr 2014
Unemployment on Cape Cod And The Islands — July 2015 Unemployment News Release Sep 2015
Fatal Work Injuries in Boston-Cambridge-Newton: 2016 Workplace fatalities News Release May 2018
Fatal Work Injuries in New England - 2014 Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2015
Boston Area Employment — July 2018 Employment News Release Aug 2018
Unemployment in the Boston Area by Division - April 2015 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Massachusetts - 2014 Unemployment News Release Jun 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Springfield — May 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2014 Pay News Release Sep 2015
Barnstable Town Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Oct 2018
STEM OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES IN NEW ENGLAND-MAY 2014 Pay News Release Feb 2016
OCCUPATIONAL EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED STEM OCCUPATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS’ METROPOLITAN AREAS AND DIVISIONS – MAY 2015 Pay News Release Dec 2016