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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
05 2017   21,938   21,268   670   3.1  
04 2017   21,957   21,377   580   2.6  
03 2017   21,885   21,333   552   2.5  
02 2017   21,637   21,059   578   2.7  
01 2017   21,443   20,896   547   2.6  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2016   21,299   20,772   527   2.5  
Average 2015   21,135   20,432   703   3.3  
Average 2014   20,981   20,153   828   3.9  
Average 2013   20,181   19,246   935   4.6  
Average 2012   20,084   19,164   920   4.6  
Average 2011   19,699   18,711   988   5.0  
Average 2010   19,751   18,541   1,210   6.1  

2015 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries1,180  $1,551,233,38720,800  $1,434  
Construction103  $119,773,9951,367  $1,685  
Manufacturing33  $80,477,6491,040  $1,488  
Wholesale Trade37  $21,257,542283  $1,445  
Retail Trade145  $113,710,6642,906  $752  
Transportation and Warehousing16  $13,635,391233  $1,125  
Information46  $367,815,2152,629  $2,691  
Finance and Insurance39  $189,619,0392,155  $1,692  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing42  $5,825,074103  $1,088  
Professional and Technical Services152  $279,379,5402,360  $2,277  
Management of Companies and Enterprises6  $85,698,2631,062  $1,552  
Administrative and Waste Services42  $24,861,096629  $760  
Educational Services33  $82,748,3821,678  $948  
Health Care and Social Assistance215  $70,118,7871,772  $761  
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation27  $13,855,293582  $458  
Accommodation and Food Services85  $20,589,614995  $398  
Other Services, Ex. Public Admin134  $38,462,350712  $1,039