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Managers in Massachusetts

Want to work in Massachusetts as a Manager? Read this first!

6.9% Jobs Projection
$120,100 Median Salary
1,350 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Massachusetts are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Managers in Massachusetts is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in Massachusetts earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in Massachusetts?

There were approximately 8,660 workers employed as Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 7,180 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,480 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Massachusetts has more Managers than average.


Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.9% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.


Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 1,350 annual Managers job openings in Massachusetts, and 18,400 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $65,110 to $207,090 with $120,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.3 to $99.56. The median hourly rate was $57.74.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $55.56 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.18.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Massachusetts Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 7,820 $121,520
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 870 $114,860
Springfield, MA-CT 740 $115,090
Worcester, MA-CT 350 $105,580
Barnstable Town, MA 120 $91,890

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410


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