Occupational Employment and Wages

Major Industry Staffing Pattern Data for Specific Occupations

The Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance has produced occupational employment and wage industry staffing pattern data for the Commonwealth and for the 16 Workforce Development Areas (WDA's). The May 2018 data are available. Though these estimates were produced using the BLS methodology, they are not official BLS estimates.

To obtain a list of major industries that employ a specific occupation, please select the specific occupation from the drop-down menus below. The published data, in Excel format, includes the major industries that employ the occupation along with the occupation's employment figure and hourly and annual mean, median, entry and experienced wages.

Occupational Employment Statistics May 2018 Staffing Pattern Technical Notes
How to use the Industry Staffing Pattern Data
Industry Staffing Pattern Data

Beginning with the first quarter 2013, the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage (QCEW) program moved employees in NAICS code 814110-Private Households (out of scope in the OES Program) to Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities NAICS 624120. This caused a large increase in employment for Personal Care Aides, SOC code 39-9021 for the May 2017 publication data.

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Instructions: Follow the steps below to set up your query for OES information.
  1. Select the Area Type
    Choose an area type from the list. If 'State' is chosen, the next box will be defaulted to 'Massachusetts'.
  2. Select the Specific Geographic Area
    Select the Specific Geographic Area.
  3. Select the Occupation
    To search for an occupation, enter the keywords below and click the 'Search' button to view a list of occupations.
    If you know the code of the Occupation or Occupational Group, select it from the list below.
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