Massachusetts occupational employment and wage data are derived from the Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics program, a program operated in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data are collected statewide and for seven Metropolitan New England City and Town Statistical Areas (NECTA's) and nine Divisions. In addition, the Department of Unemployment Assistance produces occupational employment and wages for the Commonwealth's 16 Workforce Development Areas (WDA's).
NOTE TO DATA USERS; As of March 31, 2017, the May 2016 survey data are available. New this year are typical education needed for entry for each occupation. Please click on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) link for further information regarding education requirements: BLS typical education needed for entry.
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