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Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

in Massachusetts

Drive automobiles, vans, or limousines to transport passengers. May occasionally carry cargo. Includes hearse drivers. Excludes "Ambulance Drivers and Attendants, Except Emergency Medical Technicians" (53-3011) and "Bus Drivers" (53-3020).

Occupation Projection for Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
533041  Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 15,320 16,004 684 4.46 % 930 634 68 1,632 No formal educational credential 

Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation    4,850  32 % 3,920  24 % -930  -19 % $31,240
Health Care and Social Assistance    1,780  12 % 1,660  10 % -120  -7 % $30,920
Social Assistance    830  5 % 770  5 % -60  -7 % $29,070
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    550  4 % 490  3 % -60  -11 % $28,550
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities    430  3 % 420  3 % -10  -3 % $30,230
Other Services (except Government)    370  2 % 340  2 % -30  -8 % $31,280
Personal and Laundry Services    320  2 % 300  2 % -20  -7 % $31,090
Ambulatory Health Care Services    310  2 % 290  2 % -20  -9 % $31,900
Hospitals    200  1 % 180  1 % -20  -10 % $38,770
Administrative and Support Services    150  1 % 120  1 % -30  -21 % $31,450
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    150  1 % 120  1 % -30  -21 % $31,450
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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