NPS/M Woods

Boston

Labor market conditions in the metropolitan area

Labor Market Insights

Instawork's monthly summary of changes in roles, pay, demographics, and tightness in the local labor market:

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Graph for Boston

Monthly Data Releases

Pay Signal Index

Instawork's exclusive measure of pay trends in the local labor market

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Average hourly pay by role

Continuous time series for shifts booked via Instawork

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Urgently booked shifts

The share of shifts posted with less than 24 hours' notice

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Government Statistics

$36.95

average hourly pay

$6.59 higher than the national average*

3.2%

unemployment rate

0.5% lower than the national average**

10.2%

higher consumer prices

relative to the national average***
* Bureau of Labor Statistics, comparison of mean hourly pay, 2021
** Bureau of Labor Statistics, headline unemployment rate, August 2022
*** Bureau of Economic Analysis, 2020