Massachusetts Q2, 2019 Employment Statistics

  • 0 employers, down 0.0% from 0
  • 0 employees, down 0.0% from 0
  • The average weekly wage is nan% above the national average
  • The cost of living is 0.0% above the national average

Employer & Employee Growth

In the last year, the number of employers in the state increased by 0, which is an increase of 0.0%. The number of employees in Massachusetts increased by 0, an increase of 0.0%. During this same period, the average weekly wage increased by $0, an increase of 0.0%.

The number of private employers increased since last years' Q1. The number of private businesses increased by 0 or 0.0%. Growth in private businesses in Massachusetts grew slower than the national average of 0.0%. The number of employees in these businesses increased since last years' Q1, increasing by 0 or 0.0%. The growth in employees of private businesses in Massachusetts was slower than the national average of 0.0%.

The average weekly wage of employees of private businesses increased since last years' Q1. The averge weekly wage increased by $0 or 0.0%. Growth in average weekly wage of employees of private businesses in Massachusetts grew slower than the national average of 0.0%.


Leading Sectors

Businesses by Sector

(0.0%), which increased by 0.0% and (0.0%), which increased by 0.0%, round out the 3 largest sectors.

Table: Sectors by Year-over-Year Qtly Business Change %
SectorChange Biz% Change


Employees by Sector

(0.0%), increased by 0.0% and (0.0%), increased by 0.0%, round out the top 3 sectors.

Table: Sectors by Year-over-Year Qtly Employee Change %
SectorEmployee Change% Change


Average Weekly Wage by Sector

($0), rose by $0 or 0.0% and ($0) increased by $0 or 0.0% round out the 3 largest sectors.

Table: Sectors by Year-over-Year Weekly Wage Change %
SectorWage ChangeChange %


Leading Industries

Businesses by Industry

(0.0% of businesses) added 0 businesses, an increase of 0.0% and (0.0% of businesses) added 0 businesses, an increase of 0.0% round out the 3 industries with the most businesses.

Table: Top 7 Industries by Business Change %
IndustryBusiness Chg% Change


Table: Top 7 Industries by Business Change #
IndustryBusiness Chg% Change


Employees by Industry

(0.0% of employees) added 0 employees, an increase of 0.0% and (0.0% ofemployees) added 0 employees, an increase of 0.0% round out the 3 industries with the most employees.

Table: Top 7 Industries by Employee Change %
IndustryEmp Chg% Change


Table: Top 7 Industries by Employee Change #
IndustryEmp Chg% Change


Average Weekly Wage by Industry

($0) and ($0) round out the top 3 industries. Employees in the ($0 per week) were paid $0 more per week, an increase of 0.0% and ($0 per week) were paid $0 more per week, an increase of 0.0% round out the 3 industries that pay their employees the most.

Table: Top 7 Industries by Wage Change %
IndustryWkly Chg% Change


Table: Top 7 Industries by Wage Change $
IndustryWkly Chg% Change


Company Size

Massachusetts Businesses by Size

The solopreneur company, has the most businesses in Massachusetts. nan% of all businesses in the state have fewer than 5 employees. The 0 small businesses in the state represent nan% of all private businesses. The national average is nan%. (Small businesses have fewer than 50 employees, Solopreneurs employ fewer than 5.) Massachusetts added 0 businesses in the last year, an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Small businesses are defined as companies with fewer than 50 employees. These small businesses added 0 businesses in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Mid-sized businesses are defined as companies with between 50 and 499 employees. These mid-sized businesses added 0 businesses in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Large businesses are defined as companies with more than 500 employees. These large businesses added 0 businesses in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.



Massachusetts Employees by Business Size

Massachusetts added 0 employees in the last year, an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%. Small businesses are defined as companies with fewer than 50 employees. These small businesses added 0 businesses in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Mid-sized businesses are defined as companies with between 50 and 499 employees. Mid-sized businesses added 0 employees in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Large businesses are defined as companies with more than 500 employees. Large businesses added 0 employees in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Massachusetts Avg Weekly Wages by Business Size

The smallest companies in Massachusetts (those with fewer than 5 employees) pay workers 0.0% less than the national average ($0 per week as compared to the national average of $0 per week). The largest companies in Massachusetts (those with more than 1,000 employees) pay 0.0% workers below the national average ($0 per week as compared to the national average of $0 per week).

Average weekly wages in small businesses added $0 per week in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%. Employees of mid-sized businesses added $0 in wages per week in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Employees of large businesses added $0 of weekly wages in the last year, which is an increase of nan% as compared to the national average of nan%.

Top Industries for Business and Employment

The table below illustrates the largest industries in the state, by number of businesses:

Table: Top 10 Industries by # of Businesses
Industry# Businesses% Change


The table below illustrates the largest industries in the state, by number of employees:

Table: Top 10 Industries by # of Employees
Industry# Employees% Change


The table below illustrates the largest industries in the state, by highest wages:

Table: Top 10 Industries by Weekly Wage
IndustryWkly Wages% Change




Data Sources




About the Writer

This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.