Boston-Cambridge-Newtown Jobs Report

January 2020 Jobs Report

Jobs Added

Metro -12,600
  • Month Over Month: -0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 4,367
  • Year Over Year: +1.3%
State -5,000
  • Month Over Month: -0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3,233
  • Year Over Year: +1.2%
National +225,000
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 211,000
  • Year Over Year: +1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Metro 2.1%
  • Month Over Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.17%
  • Year Over Year: -0.3%
State 2.9%
  • Month Over Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 2.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.5%
National 3.6%
  • Month Over Month: +0.1%
  • 3 Month Average: 3.53%
  • Year Over Year: -0.4%

Local Industry Job Growth from the B.L.S.

Finance & Insurance -700
  • From Last Month: -0.6%
  • 3 Month Average: 123
  • From Last Year: +0.2%
Telecommunications 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 9
  • From Last Year: -1.2%
Accommodation & Food Services 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 153
  • From Last Year: +2.2%
Manufacturing -600
  • From Last Month: -0.7%
  • 3 Month Average: 80
  • From Last Year: -1.2%
Retail Trade +2,400
  • From Last Month: +0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 310
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Transportation & Warehousing +200
  • From Last Month: +0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 44
  • From Last Year: 0.0%
Air Transportation 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 8
  • From Last Year: +1.2%
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing -100
  • From Last Month: -0.8%
  • 3 Month Average: 12
  • From Last Year: +0.8%
Chemical Manufacturing 0
  • From Last Month: 0.0%
  • 3 Month Average: 7
  • From Last Year: +1.4%
Goods Producing -3,900
  • From Last Month: -2.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 153
  • From Last Year: -0.1%
Hospitals -500
  • From Last Month: -0.4%
  • 3 Month Average: 125
  • From Last Year: +2.6%
Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing -100
  • From Last Month: -0.5%
  • 3 Month Average: 20
  • From Last Year: 0.0%

U.S. Job Growth for All Sectors

Local Job Reports

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