Massachusetts presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
- industrial sectors
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
Massachusetts Economic Overview
In 2016, Massachusetts Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 11th with almost $508 billion and ranked 1st with a per capita GDP of over $65,000. For June 2017, Massachusetts had an employed workforce of over 3.7 million and an unemployment rate of 4.3%. For 2016, Massachusetts ranked 45th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Massachusetts’s rank on this measure has risen from 7th to 6th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Massachusetts, including the following major cities:
- Barnstable Town
- Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA
- Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, MA
- Framingham, MA
- Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town, MA-NH
- Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem, MA-NH
- Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, MA-NH
- Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead, MA
- Nashua, NH-MA
- Peabody-Salem-Beverly, MA
- Taunton-Middleborough-Norton, MA
- New Bedford
Massachusetts Industries for Job Training
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Massachusetts industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Massachusetts economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The Massachusetts OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Education & Health Services.
Education & Health Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Education & Health Services is the top supersector in Massachusetts, with over 804,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Boston University
- President and Fellows of Harvard College
- Civitas Solutions, Inc.
- Trustees of Boston University
- Steward Home Care, Inc.
Massachusetts Growth Industries for Job Training
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
The Massachusetts OJT industry that grew its workforce 2% or more than the country at large is the Information supersector.
Information. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
- Publishing Industries (except Internet): NAICS 511
- Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries: NAICS 512
- Broadcasting (except Internet): NAICS 515
- Telecommunications: NAICS 517
- Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services: NAICS 518
- Other Information Services: NAICS 519
Information is the top growth industry in Massachusetts, relative to the rest of America, with over 90,000 employed (2.5% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Information employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 1.5% while the national average contracted -0.9%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:
- Endurance International Group Holdings, Inc.
- ATN International, Inc.
- Hubspot, INC.
- Carbonite, Inc.
- Marimed Inc.
Massachusetts Occupations for Job Training
The following shows Massachusetts occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
Massachusetts Job Training Providers
Massachusetts has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Massachusetts Training. See OJT trainers in Massachusetts for additional training providers.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Massachusetts. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Massachusetts, OJT.com can help you.
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