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Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

in Massachusetts

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified. Excludes "Material Moving Workers" (53-7011 through 53-7199) who use power equipment. Excludes "Construction Laborers" (47-2061) and "Helpers, Construction Trades (47-3011 through 47-3019).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
537062  Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 33,174 34,596 1,422 4.29 % 1,129 142 987 No formal educational credential 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Wholesale Trade    6,260  19 % 6,570  19 % 310  5 % $33,440
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediat    5,870  18 % 6,590  19 % 720  12 % $30,070
Administrative and Support Services    5,360  16 % 6,040  17 % 680  13 % $29,980
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods    3,290  10 % 3,460  10 % 170  5 % $32,860
General Merchandise Stores    2,540  8 % 2,420  7 % -120  -5 % $25,600
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    1,950  6 % 2,010  6 % 60  3 % $34,910
Truck Transportation    1,660  5 % 1,740  5 % 80  5 % $34,100
Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers    1,170  4 % 1,180  3 % 10  1 % $30,060
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers    1,030  3 % 1,100  3 % 70  7 % $30,750
Food and Beverage Stores    960  3 % 1,010  3 % 50  5 % $27,100
Warehousing and Storage    930  3 % 960  3 % 30  4 % $31,570
Food Manufacturing    540  2 % 560  2 % 20  4 % $30,610
Support Activities for Transportation    530  2 % 580  2 % 50  9 % $34,570
Waste Management and Remediation Service    510  2 % 560  2 % 50  10 % $31,040
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    490  1 % 430  1 % -60  -11 % $35,130
Rental and Leasing Services    490  1 % 500  1 % 10  2 % $30,320
Construction    480  1 % 510  1 % 30  5 % $36,590
Management of Companies and Enterprises    390  1 % 400  1 % 10  4 % $28,880
Management of Companies and Enterprises    390  1 % 400  1 % 10  4 % $28,880
Specialty Trade Contractors    390  1 % 400  1 % 10  4 % $35,350
Health Care and Social Assistance    360  1 % 390  1 % 30  9 % $32,580
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing    300  1 % 310  1 % 10  2 % $34,550
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores    280  1 % 260  1 % -20  -6 % $30,480
Other Services (except Government)    260  1 % 270  1 % 10  4 % $30,240
Miscellaneous Store Retailers    240  1 % 280  1 % 40  16 % $25,480
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    220  1 % 200  1 % -20  -8 % $37,060
Hospitals    210  1 % 240  1 % 30  13 % $35,420
Paper Manufacturing    200  1 % 200  1 % 0  0 % $34,650
Nonstore Retailers    200  1 % 240  1 % 40  18 % $27,200
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  5 % $34,330
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    180  1 % 190  1 % 10  5 % $34,330
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing    160  0 % 150  0 % -10  -3 % $33,830
Wood Product Manufacturing    150  0 % 160  0 % 10  10 % $33,800
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers    110  0 % 120  0 % 10  4 % $31,150
Personal and Laundry Services    100  0 % 100  0 % 0  0 % $29,060
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