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Boston Employment Overview

The unemployment rate in Boston went down from 6.1 percent in 2013 to 5.2 percent in 2014. Also, the average hourly wage for many occupations is higher in the Boston area than it is elsewhere in the United States. For example, the average hourly wage of a registered nurse in the Boston area was $40.61 in 2013 while the average hourly wage for a registered nurse in the US was $33.13 in 2013. Lawyers, software developers, retail workers and construction workers are a few other examples of occupations that pay a higher hourly wage in the Boston area than in other parts of the US.

Boston Job Market

There are a growing number of technology jobs in the city of Boston. Software developers and software engineers are just two examples of jobs in the technology field. There is a Google office in Boston that employs many people with backgrounds in engineering, design, sales and account management. The information industry as well as the educational and health services industries are experiencing growth in the Boston area.

Boston Employment Trends

The rate of unemployment in Boston during the recession in 2008 was almost equal with the overall rate of unemployment in the US. The unemployment rate in Boston was slightly lower than the national rate. Since 2008, the rate of unemployment in Boston has steadily decreased. New jobs are opening up and employment is increasing at a steady rate in Boston. As of May 2014, the unemployment rate in the Boston area was 4.7 percent.

Boston Cost of Living

The cost of living index in Boston lists housing at 152.7 and transportation at 104.5. In addition, grocery items come in at 116.7 and health care costs are 123.5. The cost of living is higher in Boston than in many other cities in the U.S. Parking and entertainment costs are especially high in this area. There is an excise tax for boat owners in Boston.
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Monster Worldwide Weston, MA, 02493
Product Manager – Media Products The Product Team at Monster Worldwide, is seeking a smart, persistent candidate to fill the role of Product Manager –Media Products. You will play a critical role in the management and development of display advertising products and services on Monster’s media properties. In addition, you will be closely involved in the business management and operations on a...
Testing Company 2 Boston, MA
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Boston, MA
The Customer Service Representative is a member of the Williams Lea sales team responsible for delivering exceptional customer service in a client-facing role. Job Responsibilities: Assist sales team in delivering solutions to meet clients' goals and objectives. Work directly with clients and the production team, under the direction of a senior sales professional. Work on an ongoing basis work...
This position is responsible for technical strategy and leading analytical methods development for the the company. This position is the key technical analytical leadership representative to customers, at conferences and throughout the oligonucleotide technical community. At a strategic level, the position will be challenged to develop the long term technical strategy for analytical development th...
Boston, MA
Responsibilities: The Talbots Sales Associate provides an exceptional selling and customer service experience that promotes the product and supports the brand. Sales Associates must demonstrate selling competence, styling expertise and possess a love of fashion. Sales Associates are accountable for achieving productivity goals by using product knowledge using selling tools and available resources...
Boston, MA
Firm is a leading national accounting services firm. We are seeking an audit senior to assist our clients with complex financial and accounting initiatives • 3-7 years experience • 3+ years recent experience - public accounting firm in external audit servicing firms with $400 million revenues. • Big 4 or national firm experience a plus - Relocation Package available...
Description Your success is our success! Founded in 1993, P.F. Chang’s menu remains true to its original vision of creating delicious cuisine inspired by the Asian culture. No wonder we now operate over 200 restaurants worldwide. At P.F. Chang’s we know that we can’t continue to grow and succeed without people with talent, passion and vision. That’s why we’re looking for someone like you. When ...
Boston, MA
Service Technician, Air Compressors Boston, Massachusetts Kaeser Compressors, Inc. is seeking an individual who has worked in an industrial or manufacturing environment to fill the position of Branch Service Technician for our service territory in and around Boston, MA. Job Description The selected candidate will: · Perform all maintenance and service on compressed air systems for customers i...
The Premier Partners is proud to assist a New England Senior Living leader in their search for a key member of their Executive team: the Regional Director of Resident Care. This national leader in Senior Living has been recognized numerous times for providing outstanding care for residents, as well as for creating an award winning workplace for its employees. A best-in-class organization, our clie...
Boston, MA
The Judge Group is currently seeking aShipping/Transportation Supervisor for a manufacturing company in the Boston,MA area. The qualified individual will be responsible for the implementation ofmanufacturing and delivery schedules ensuring timely and efficient delivery ofhigh quality bedding products. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: -Plans, organizes and supervises the delivery function ofthe depar...
Schedule Details/Location This position is located in Boston, MA. Job Duties Responsible for consistently growing the portfolio of clients through excellent prospecting and sales management techniques while continuing to service the needs of existing customers at the highest level. This position will be responsible for providing support to all Corporate Banking clients but focusing on clien...
Schedule Details/Location Boston, MA Job Duties The Internal Audit Regulatory Reporting Manager will spend approximately 75% of his/her time devoted to reviewing the various components of Santander Bank, N.A. (SBNA) capital planning process. The incumbent will generally be focused on the review of the design effectiveness of the capital planning activities and controls, review compliance with t...
Schedule Details/Location Houston, TX Job Duties The individual for this positions primary responsibility will be for performing oil and gas reserve evaluations and overall asset base reviews of the Banks existing and potential oil and gas clients. Responsibilities will include identifying the primary reservoir risks of each specific subject's reserve base; reviewing current production rates, ...
Schedule Details/Location This position is located in Boston, MA. Job Duties The position reports to the Risk Managing Director US Commercial Portfolio Manager, collaborating and assisting with project management, reporting and credit transaction presentations. Assist in the review and supervision of credit policies of Commercial portfolios within the US Credit Risk Management organization, in...
Schedule Details/Location Boston, MA Job Duties The position reports to the US Head of Retail Credit Risk Portfolio Management. The Director has responsibility to actively promote a culture of strong and consistent credit risk management based on sound and robust origination and pricing strategies, ensuring consistency across the Business Units and compliance with all applicable US level and C...
Schedule Details/Location Boston, MA Job Duties Responsible for managing mid level managers and professional staff and overseeing operations of Commercial Credit Monitoring and Appraisal & Environmental Departments. Provides leadership for planning, developing and monitoring policies, procedures and systems used in internal credit monitoring processes throughout the bank. Directs staff in are...
Schedule Details/Location This position is located in Boston, MA. Job Duties The position reports to the Risk Managing Director US Commercial Portfolio Manager, collaborating and assisting with project management, reporting and credit transaction presentations. Assist in the review and supervision of credit policies of Commercial portfolios within the US Credit Risk Management organization, in...
Boston, MA
Job Description I believe I can make a difference every single day. As a Clinical Manager Specialist for our Hospice Division, you will: Coordinate and oversee all direct and indirect patient/client services provided by clinical staff. Define and communicate expectations regarding quality provision of services and productivity to interdisciplinary team to assist them in continually improving a...
Company Confidential Boston, MA
New England’s leading residential property management firm is seeking an Accountant III for its Boston office. The Accountant III is the most senior accounting role on the Accounting Team. An Accountant III is charged to contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the Accounting department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail. This role will utilize strong accounti...
Barry-Wehmiller Design Group provides engineering and technology services to the world’s leading companies through the efforts of over 800 engineering and technical specialists. We are focused on providing our professionals with opportunities for leadership and career advancement within a thriving work environment and a unique “people-centric” culture. We offer a robust, centralized learning and ...

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