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Employment and Job Market Info for U.S. Metro Areas

Worcester, Massachusetts Metro Area

MSA: Worcester, MA-CT
Population (2015 estimate): 651,000
Unemployment Rate (September 2017): 3.7%
NFP Employment (2016): 283,000
Average Earnings (2016): $43,840

Click on an occupational group in the table below for data on specific occupations:

data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational
Group
Total
Employment
Jobs
per 1000
Location
Quotient
Median Annual
Earnings
Management 16,590 59.8 1.2 $96,710
Business and Financial Operations 13,720 49.5 1.0 $69,450
IT and Mathematical 5,870 21.1 0.7 $82,690
Architecture and Engineering 4,000 14.4 0.8 $71,660
Life, Physical, and Social Sciences 3,100 11.2 1.4 $58,060
Community and Social Services 9,030 32.5 2.3 $41,560
Legal and Judicial 1,140 4.1 0.5 $69,400
Education, Training, and Library 21,240 76.6 1.2 $59,050
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media 3,170 11.4 0.8 $45,720
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians 20,310 73.2 1.2 $70,780
Healthcare Support 9,360 33.7 1.2 $31,330
Protective Services 5,840 21.0 0.9 $47,720
Food Preparation and Serving Related 21,860 78.8 0.9 $23,170
Building, Grounds Cleaning, and Maintenance 7,480 27.0 0.9 $29,630
Personal Care and Services 10,710 38.6 1.2 $27,830
Sales and Related 24,250 87.4 0.8 $26,890
Office and Administrative Support 44,120 159.1 1.0 $37,470
Construction and Extraction 7,960 28.7 0.7 $51,630
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair 9,720 35.1 0.9 $47,770
Production 18,640 67.2 1.0 $37,240
Transportation and Material Moving 19,100 68.9 1.0 $33,540

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