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Massachusetts



News Releases:
Feb
02
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — December 2022

Total compensation costs for private industry workers increased 5.5 percent in the Boston-Worcester-Providence, MA-RI-NH-CT, metropolitan area for the year ended December 2022.

Feb
01
Boston Area Employment — April 2022

Total nonfarm employment for the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH, metropolitan area increased by 132,100 over the year in April.

Dec
13
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — November 2022

Prices in the Boston area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), increased 0.6 percent for the two months ending in November 2022.

Massachusetts Economy at a Glance:
Massachusetts
Data Series Back
Data
Sept
2023
Oct
2023
Nov
2023
Dec
2023
Jan
2024
Feb
2024

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

(r)3,752.8 (r)3,755.2 (r)3,751.7 (r)3,749.9 3,750.2 (p)3,748.5

Employment(1)

(r)3,627.9 (r)3,628.1 (r)3,628.1 (r)3,628.1 3,636.0 (p)3,638.5

Unemployment(1)

(r)124.9 (r)127.1 (r)123.7 (r)121.7 114.2 (p)110.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

(r)3.3 (r)3.4 (r)3.3 (r)3.2 3.0 (p)2.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Mining and Logging(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Construction(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Manufacturing(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Information(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Financial Activities(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Professional & Business Services(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Education & Health Services(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Other Services(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

Government(3)

100 100 100 100 (p)100  

12-month % change

0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (p)0.0  

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

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Providence, RI-MA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Boston, MA-NH, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Springfield, MA-CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Worcester, MA-CT, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
Northeast - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table May 2024
Northeast Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary May 2024
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Northeast Consumer price indexes Table May 2024
Average energy prices for the United States, regions, census divisions, and selected metropolitan areas Average energy prices Table Dec 2020
Average Energy Prices, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — October 2022 Average energy prices News Release Nov 2022
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Brockton-Nashua– 2012 Annual Average Consumer price indexes News Release Apr 2013
Consumer Expenditures in the Boston Metropolitan Area — 2020–21 Consumer spending News Release Dec 2022
County Employment and Wages in Massachusetts – First Quarter 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021
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 — 2019 Pay News Release Mar 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Boston-Cambridge-Nashua — May 2021 Employment, Pay News Release Jun 2022
Union Membership in Massachusetts and Connecticut — 2018 Employment News Release Mar 2019
Consumer Price Index, Boston-Cambridge-Newton — November 2022 Consumer price indexes News Release Dec 2022
Consumer Price Index Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Apr 2022
Consumer Price Index Northeast (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table May 2022
Consumer Price Index US City Average (1982-84 = 100) Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Changing Compensation Costs in the Boston Metropolitan Area — December 2022 Benefits, Pay News Release Feb 2023
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Nursing Occupations in Massachusetts’ Metropolitan Areas - May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2020
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: 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Apr 2020
Boston Area Employment — April 2022 Employment News Release Feb 2023
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 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Worcester — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Aug 2021
Barnstable Town, MA, Area Economic Summary (PDF)
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Feb 2023
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 Employment, Pay News Release Dec 2016
Occupational Employment and Wages in Barnstable Town — May 2020 Employment News Release Sep 2021
Union Members in Massachusetts — 2021 Employment News Release Feb 2022
Business Employment Dynamics in Massachusetts — Third Quarter 2021 N/A News Release Jun 2022