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Boston, MA Employment Information

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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Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
Hanson Fire Department Career and Call Firefighter Entrance Exam Must be Nationally & State Registered EMT or Paramedic, or show proof of current enrollment. Must pass general knowledge, oral, physical, state mandated physical agility tests & background checks. Applications available 9am-4pm Fire Headquarters 505 Liberty St. Exam Fee $50 to PCFRTA. Successful applicants placed on selection list ...
Boston, MA, 02108
Integrated Security Group is a leading provider of Commercial Security Services Throughout New England, New York, New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania specializing in high security applications including security, fire, access control, video and specialty services. We are seeking three experienced, licensed technicians to support our growth in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. A desire to be of ser...
Boston, MA, 02108
Who We Are: As a leading nonprofit innovator that combines program delivery, independent research, and public advocacy to help lift low-income women and their families out of poverty, Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU) offers a wide range of rewarding career opportunities. When you join CWU, you become part of deeply committed team that serves between 1,100 and 1,500 people annually through its mobili...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
HVAC/SHEET METAL Installers & Service Techs Exp'd. F/T. Driver's lic. Bayside Mech. Corp. (508) 548-4068, ext. 11 *****...
Boston, MA, 02108
ROLE:Accounting Manager LOCATION:Greater Boston Area, MA COMPENSATION: Competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus opportunity and equity commensurate with experience. As a progressive, entrepreneurial, international company, Cryptzone is an up and comer in the cybersecurity space. Our software solutions help customers guard their environment through access control technol...
Company Confidential Boston, MA, 02108
PARTNERS+simons The Staff Accountant performs accounting activities such as, maintenance of the general ledger and preparation of various accounting reconciliatory reports. The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing certain day-to-day accounting functions. Job Responsibilities: Accounts payable management including bi-weekly check runs; ensure all expenses are booked properly Works wi...
Boston, MA, 02108
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, BOSTON ATHENAEUM The Boston Athenæum seeks a skilled, experienced Director of Finance to lead, implement, and oversee the financial systems of Boston's oldest cultural institution. (To learn more about the Boston Athenaeum, a storied membership library, research archive, and art collection, please visit In addition to the position's key financial res...
Boston, MA, 02108
Senior Java Developer │ Boston, MA │ 12 Months Rate : DOE #### Must have excellent communication skills #### Responsibilties: Daily communication with UX and infrastructure teams to develop a coherent design for backend web services that control the various platform. Evaluate, adopt and implement appropriate open source technologiesto match the product/technology requirements. Must be able to...
Boston, MA, 02110
Send Resume to ***** Our client is currently seeking an Accounting Manager ? Highly Specialized This is a 6 month Contract position, with a possibility to extend Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mu...
Boston, MA, 02110
Senior Portfolio Accountant Premier commercial real estate firm in Boston. Responsible for a portfolio of commercial office properties. Will include review of property accountants' work. Enjoy generous benefit and compensation package. Long term growth potential. Responsibilities: • Review third-party property management reports for compliance with GAAP and corporate policy • Analyze and expla...
Boston, MA, 02110
Senior Accountant Job in Boston, MA Parker and Lynch: Excellent opportunity for a Senior Accountant at multinational company. This firm is located in Boston, MA. Senior Accountant Job Purpose: The Senior Staff Accountant reports to the Controller. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, general ledger accountability, and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis ...
Boston, MA, 02110
Senior Payroll Specialist- Multi-State Join this fast paced dynamic payroll team! Enjoy outstanding benefits, team oriented professional atmosphere. You will review/audit all payroll activities for hourly and salaried employees. Principal role in ensuring accuracy of multi-state tax reporting as well as W2 process at year end. One unique aspect is as a main payroll contact for all traveling emplo...
Boston, MA, 02110
Staff Accountant Job in Boston, MA Parker and Lynch: Exciting opportunity for a Staff Accountant at a forward thinking, expanding firm. This firm is located in Boston, MA. Staff Accountant Job Purpose: To support the CFO and Senior Accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department. To relieve the CFO and Senior Accountant of certain responsibilities that will...
Boston, MA, 02110
Send Resume to ***** Our client is currently seeking an Accountant-Advanced This is a 6 month Contract position, with a possibility to extend Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mutual fund custody an...
Boston, MA, 02110
Senior Accountant- Technical Job of Senior Accountant at a premier financial services firm in Greater Boston. Analyze and review complex alternative investment, private equity, real estate investment transactions in accordance with GAAP/Statutory and company compliance. Participate in special projects, analysis, initiatives, and process improvements. Work with bright talented accounting professi...
Boston, MA, 02110
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking an Accounting Specialist for their Boston, Massachusetts (MA) location. This is a great temporary position with this company. Job Duties: Processes transactions and reconciles and maintains various accounts and ledgers including accounts payable, vouchers, vendor invoices, expense reimbursements, ledgers, statements, billings and/or other accounting...
Boston, MA, 02110
Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Requisition Number 14-0381 Title FOOD SERVICE AIDE Department Dietary Shift Day Hours Per Week 1.0 City Boston State MA Description Under direct supervision performs general cleaning tasks throughout the kitchen. Stocks and organizes cafeteria and dining rooms with non-food items. Requirements High school graduate or equivalent up to one year of food service. Mu...
Boston, MA, 02110
M> Consulting is a management and technology consulting company that has been providing services to global clients in key industries since 2005. The firm credits its success to its emphasis on professionalism, deep expertise and unwavering focus on superb client service. With a strong pedigree from “Big 5” consulting practices, coupled with an entrepreurial culture, it is no wonder that M> Con...
Boston, MA, 02110
Blue chip investment management firm with offices in downtown Boston seeks Senior Internal Auditor. The ideal candidate will have 4 plus years experience with an emphasis on SOX work. Responsibilities: Day-to-day execution of audits which includes preparing audit programs and performing and documenting audit fieldwork Complete controls testing as required by Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 (SOX 404)...
Boston, MA, 02110
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Auditor in Boston, Massachusetts (MA). As a member of our client's Audit Team, you will examine financial and accounting records, other documents, and tangible items such as plant and equipment or watching certain processes or procedures being performed and ask a range of questions from formal written questions to informal oral questions of a range...

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