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Municipal Employment Data

Watertown

2010 Population 31,915

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment

(not seasonally adjusted)
Month   Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
07 2018   23,593   22,953   640   2.7  
06 2018   23,367   22,729   638   2.7  
05 2018   23,055   22,487   568   2.5  
04 2018   22,828   22,333   495   2.2  
03 2018   22,590   22,057   533   2.4  
02 2018   22,439   21,868   571   2.5  
01 2018   22,129   21,571   558   2.5  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2017   22,171   21,596   575   2.6  
Average 2016   21,808   21,237   571   2.6  
Average 2015   21,208   20,508   700   3.3  
Average 2014   21,068   20,222   846   4.0  
Average 2013   20,198   19,263   935   4.6  
Average 2012   20,087   19,158   929   4.6  
Average 2011   19,709   18,700   1,009   5.1  
Average 2010   19,765   18,542   1,223   6.2  

2016 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries1,194  $1,551,662,99520,798  $1,435  
Construction106  $125,324,6631,426  $1,690  
Manufacturing30  $73,320,050994  $1,419  
Wholesale Trade37  $22,437,378283  $1,525  
Retail Trade144  $111,668,0092,886  $744  
Transportation and Warehousing16  $13,242,470237  $1,075  
Finance and Insurance43  $206,017,1782,238  $1,770  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing44  $6,373,992115  $1,066  
Professional and Technical Services154  $279,239,1202,352  $2,283  
Management of Companies and Enterprises6  $91,597,9141,213  $1,452  
Administrative and Waste Services41  $17,945,980317  $1,089  
Educational Services33  $83,181,6301,720  $930  
Health Care and Social Assistance231  $72,284,7201,829  $760  
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation23  $14,072,771592  $457  
Accommodation and Food Services82  $23,006,6851,011  $438  
Other Services, Except Public Administration133  $36,638,256671  $1,050  
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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