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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
10 2018   23,333   22,841   492   2.1  
09 2018   23,215   22,676   539   2.3  
08 2018   23,502   22,895   607   2.6  
07 2018   23,593   22,948   645   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  

2017 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries1,208  $1,707,452,31421,130  $1,554  
Construction104  $119,900,6991,352  $1,705  
Manufacturing30  $76,857,5821,007  $1,468  
Wholesale Trade40  $26,041,063329  $1,522  
Retail Trade133  $110,908,6742,720  $784  
Transportation and Warehousing17  $13,071,088234  $1,074  
Finance and Insurance45  $218,402,8272,326  $1,806  
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing43  $6,908,125116  $1,145  
Professional and Technical Services167  $321,715,8422,412  $2,565  
Management of Companies and Enterprises6  $143,857,5951,293  $2,140  
Administrative and Waste Services48  $24,133,591410  $1,132  
Educational Services34  $82,949,9021,645  $970  
Health Care and Social Assistance240  $77,644,6351,966  $759  
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation22  $13,525,135506  $514  
Accommodation and Food Services84  $26,820,9081,091  $473  
Other Services, Except Public Administration125  $31,705,882560  $1,089  
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
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