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The job market in Cambridge, MA is booming with a projected growth rate of 38.60%, well above the national average of 30.54%. With an unemployment rate of only 2.4%, far lower than the national average of 4.1%, Cambridge is an attractive place for job seekers. This positive forecast suggests that the city has plenty of opportunities available, and that employers expect to further expand their operations in the coming years. With excellent employment prospects and continuing growth, Cambridge is an ideal location for people looking to find work and start a career.

The unemployment rate in Cambridge is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Cambridge has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 9.1% over the past year.
- The average salary in Cambridge is $112,565.
- The median home cost in Cambridge is $914,400

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Cambridge? Legal ($130,188)
- Worst paying jobs? Farming, Fishing, Forestry ($2,499)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Information ($108,111)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($20,858)
- Average Income of Residents in Cambridge ($65,494) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Cambridge (3.7) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Cambridge. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Cambridge, Massachusetts that match your qualifications.

     JobsCambridge, MassachusettsUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationCambridge, MassachusettsUnited States
  Business, Financial$87,914$68,299
  Computer, Math$104,590$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$87,868$86,023
  Social Service$38,759$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$41,589$43,591
  Health Practitioners$84,063$75,327
  Health Technicians$33,958$41,524
  Healthcare Support$29,530$25,441
  Fire Fighters$26,411$35,516
  Law Enforcement$103,321$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$14,176$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$29,200$23,378
  Personal Care$13,772$15,351
  Sales, Related$42,417$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$33,141$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$2,499$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$37,895$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$50,882$48,436
  Material Moving$6,916$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryCambridge, MassachusettsUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$54,750$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$89,632$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$56,696$51,301
  Retail Trade$33,776$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$52,566$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$99,504$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$72,318$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$98,846$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$68,438$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$50,332$30,687
  Educational Services$45,421$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$55,541$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$29,107$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$20,858$18,154
  Other Services$42,063$29,481
  Public Administration$71,424$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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Over 9 years ago

Cambridge is a great place to live. It is rather expensive, but has great access to Boston, schools and hospitals. There is a lot of construction underway that can be  More

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Home to both Harvard and MIT, Cambridge is the cornerstone of higher education. Residents are very intelligent and open to new ideas.   More

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