Short-Term Industry Projections
Short-term employment projections cover a two-year time span and are available for both industries and occupations Short Term Occupational Projections. The rise and fall of business cycles are incorporated in short-term projections. Short-term industry projections cover a 2020 Q2 base and projects employment to 2022 Q2.
Statewide and MassHire Workforce Development Area projections are available for 2020 Q2 to 2022 Q2. Note: The base period of 2020 Q2 includes large employment drops due to COVID-19. As a result, growth rates may appear to be unusually large in recovering industries. Assumptions about the economic impact of COVID-19 are built into the projections process.