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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
09 2019   23,585   23,099   486   2.1  
08 2019   23,979   23,517   462   1.9  
07 2019   23,883   23,406   477   2.0  
06 2019   23,936   23,384   552   2.3  
05 2019   23,725   23,179   546   2.3  
04 2019   23,649   23,217   432   1.8  
03 2019   23,764   23,271   493   2.1  
02 2019   23,690   23,228   462   2.0  
01 2019   23,623   23,119   504   2.1  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2018   23,455   22,922   533   2.3  
Average 2017   22,657   22,064   593   2.6  
Average 2016   21,860   21,289   571   2.6  
Average 2015   21,222   20,521   701   3.3  
Average 2014   21,081   20,233   848   4.0  
Average 2013   20,199   19,264   935   4.6  
Average 2012   20,087   19,158   929   4.6  
Average 2011   19,709   18,700   1,009   5.1  
Average 2010   19,760   18,537   1,223   6.2  

2018 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries1,247  $1,803,175,93221,253  $1,632  
Construction103  $143,846,3601,533  $1,804  
Manufacturing32  $78,290,3071,020  $1,476  
Wholesale Trade46  $35,851,413414  $1,665  
Retail Trade125  $107,314,2212,596  $795  
Transportation and Warehousing15  $12,496,468212  $1,134  
Finance and Insurance47  $237,474,0282,408  $1,897  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing42  $7,547,034125  $1,161  
Professional and Technical Services176  $312,799,6792,428  $2,478  
Management of Companies and Enterprises5  $144,627,5581,170  $2,377  
Administrative and Waste Services49  $28,662,107481  $1,146  
Educational Services33  $89,647,5791,718  $1,003  
Health Care and Social Assistance267  $86,601,3682,095  $795  
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation22  $13,683,671477  $552  
Accommodation and Food Services81  $28,526,2261,097  $500  
Other Services, Except Public Administration128  $29,657,196549  $1,039  
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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