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Occupational Employment and Wages (OEWS)

The Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics (OEWS) program produces employment and wage estimates annually for approximately 830 occupations. This data covers Massachusetts at the state level, Workforce Development Areas, Metropolitan NECTA, and NECTA Divisions.

NOTE TO DATA USERS: Data is based on the 2018 SOC. The data from 2010 forward have been revised to reflect the 2010 Census NECTA and labor area delineations. Access area information and map

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  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.
    You must select the Specific Geographic Area before accessing the Search functionality.
    If you know the code of the Occupation or Occupational Group, select it from the list below.
    To get all occupations for a given area select "00-0000 Total all occupations"
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Department of Economic Research, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
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