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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
04 2019   23,662   23,230   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  

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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