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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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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 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 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 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 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 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...
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
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 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...
Boston, MA
Project Accountant Contract to Permanent Position A Boston based corporation is looking to hire a Project Accountant who has project accounting experience, ideally in the construction industry. This position will be accountable for preparing and evaluating many critical financial documents. Responsibilities: Monthly financial reporting Prepare and review ETCs Identify potential ETC issues P...
Boston, MA
Staff Accountant Contract Position A client in the Greater Boston area seeks a Staff Accountant who has a diverse set of accounting skills, particularly in Accounts Payable and Month-End Close. The position will be assisting the CFO and Accounting Manager. Responsibilities: Help provide coverage for the Accounts Payable function Contribute towards Payroll function Help with the month-end clo...
Boston, MA
Welcome to CMI! At CMI we’re a team of enthusiastic, professionals who are continually looking for ways to boost the home improvement industry and telecommunications business. From our unique in-person promotions and marketing campaigns, we’re able to establish transactional relationships with customers while representing our client’s brand. It is our goal to see our brands continue to grow, mont...
Boston, MA
ICU – Critical Care – Intensive Care Unit – Registered Nurse RN Staff ICU / Critical Care Staff Registered Nurse, RN BOSTON, MA Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced ICU / Critical Care Registered Nurse to work at a highly respected, state of the art hospital located in Boston! FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE! ICU / Critical Care Staff -Day (7a –7:30p) Nights (7p – 7:30...
Boston, MA
Quality Specialist– Registered Nurse - RN Staff Quality Specialist– Registered Nurse RN Staff Registered Nurse, RN Boston, MA Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Registered Nurse RN to work at a highly respected and reputable hospital as a quality specialist located in Boston! FOR IMMEDIATE HIRE Quality Specialist– Registered Nurse RN Staff -Available for...
Boston, MA
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...

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