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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
Central Processing Supervisor – Metro West Responsibilities: Develops and implements Central Processing policies and procedures. Oversees the process to audit laboratory requisitions for accuracy in registration and test order entry. Follows-up and corrects discrepancies; designs systems to minimize recurrence of errors; educates and/or disciplines staff as needed. Oversees training of staff ...
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...
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 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 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 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 the upper end of the market between $...
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 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 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...
Job Description : Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Retail Operations Team and showcase your fashion retailer skills while working with our exceptional retail visual staff! Position: Visual Merchandiser Department: Retail Operations Reports to: Visual Merchandiser Manager Direct Reports: No FLSA Status: Non - Exempt Location: Retail - In Store Department Summary Job Function: ...
Accounts Payable Processor - Boston, MA Our client is in need of an Accounts Payable Processor. We are searching for a candidate that has at least one year of recent Accounts Payable experience as well as high volume processing experience. Responsibilities: Prepare invoices for billing purposes Compile data and compute fees Process full cycle invoices Must be able to process high volumes Ma...
Boston, MA
Manager - Technical Accounting My client is a publicly traded company in the financial services industry located in Boston who is looking for a strong technical accounting professional to join their growing organization. The Manager of Technical Accounting will oversee procedures to ensure all accounting is in accordance with US GAAP. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of public accounting ex...
Boston, MA
Senior Internal Auditor - Operational Audit/Projects My client is a multi-billion dollar organization in the Greater Boston area seeking a Senior Internal Auditor to play a key role in the operational functionality of the company. The Senior Internal Auditor will work directly with department heads within the organization to create and maintain operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will hav...
Boston, MA
Senior Accountant - Hybird role (GL/Reporting) My client is very established organization in the finance industry located in downtown Boston who is seeking an experienced Accountant who can multi-task and be a contributor to a growing department. The Senior Accountant will be involved in numerous parts of the accounting function including but not limited to, general ledger reconciliations, cash m...
Senior Accountant/Analyst - Boston, MA Our client is searching for a Senior Accountant with strong analysis skills to add to their Accounting department. This person will sit within a 10 person department and will work closely with the Controller. Please see below for a list of responsibilities and requirements. Responsibilities: Heavy General Ledger analysis Research transactions that have di...
Boston, MA
RN, Ambulatory Nurse Manager – Orthopedics/Surgical - Boston North We are seeking a Nurse Manager who has a strong leadership background and possesses excellent interpersonal skills for a permanent opportunity north of Boston.This position comes with some great benefits and a highly competitive salary! This is an outstanding opportunity for a Registered Nurse with ambulatory nurse management expe...
Boston, MA
Lead Ultrasound Technician - Boston Responsibilities: Report to the Nurse Manager of the Women’s Center and will coordinate administrative and technical leadership for the Antenatal testing unit. Work with the department managers, other team leaders, and staff to evaluate service requirements and develop and implement department procedures as necessary. Schedule work and assign sonographers as...

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