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Industries in Greater Boston

To view in more detail the following list of industries and job positions within each industry, visit MassHire 360 Career Information System. On the homepage, click “Massachusetts Resident,” and select your desired demographic from the list. On the following page, click “Boston,” and enter in your zip code to see information about industry jobs available in your area!

  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Natural Sciences Managers
    2. Environmental Engineers
    3. Food Scientists
    4. Agricultural Engineers
    5. Zoologists
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Recycling and Reclamation Workers
    2. Animal Caretakers
    3. Farm and Ranch Workers
    4. Bakers
    5. Farm and Ranch Managers
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Wind Energy Development Managers
    2. Elevator and Escalator Installers and Repairers
    3. Construction Managers
    4. Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Landscapers and Groundskeepers
    2. General Construction Workers
    3. Carpenters
    4. Electricians
    5. Plumbers and Pipfitters
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Art Directors
    2. Video Game Designers
    3. Technical Writers
    4. Fashion Designers
    5. Industrial Designers
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Graphic Designers
    2. Video Game Designers
    3. Writers
    4. Communications Equipment Mechanics 
    5. Editors
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Business Executives
    2. Computer and Information Systems Managers
    3. Regulatory Affairs Managers
    4. Wind Energy Operations Managers
    5. Human Resources Managers
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. General and Operations Managers
    2. Customer Service Representatives
    3. Stock Clerks
    4. General Office Clerks
    5. Bookkeeping and Accounting Clerks
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. College and University Administrators
    2. University and College Teachers
    3. Education Administrators
    4. High School Teachers
    5. Instructional Coordinators
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. University and College Teachers 
    2. Teacher Aides
    3. Adult and Vocational Education Teachers
    4. Elementary School Teachers
    5. High School Teachers
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Financial Managers
    2. Actuaries
    3. Financial Analysts
    4. Financial Counselors
    5. Insurance Underwriters
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Accountants and Auditors
    2. Financial Managers
    3. Financial Analysts
    4. Securities Salespeople
    5. Insurance Agents
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Emergency Management Directors
    2. Transportation Inspectors
    3. Postmasters and Mail Superintendents
    4. Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 
    5. Financial Examiners 
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Compliance Officers and Inspectors
    2. Coroners
    3. Regulatory Affairs Specialists
    4. Construction and Building Inspectors
    5. Government Benefits Interviewers
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Anesthesiologists
    2. Dentists
    3. Surgeons
    4. Dermatologists
    5. Radiologists
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Home Health Aides
    2. Registered Nurses
    3. Nursing Assistants
    4. Medical Secretaries
    5. Health Services Administrators
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Hotel and Motel Managers
    2. Restaurant Managers
    3. Professional Athletes
    4. Casino Gambling Workers
    5. Janitor and Housekeeper Supervisors
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Counter Workers
    2. Baristas
    3. Waiters and Waitresses
    4. Chefs and Dinner Cooks
    5. Janitors
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. School Psychologists
    2. Psychologists
    3. Social and Community Service Managers
    4. Clergy
    5. Health Education Specialists 
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Personal Care Aides
    2. Social Workers
    3. Childcare Workers
    4. Hairstylists and Cosmetologists
    5. Mental Health Counselors
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Computer Network Architects
    2. Computer Data Engineers
    3. Database Administrators and Architects
    4. Information Security Analysts
    5. Computer Programmers 
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Computer Engineers
    2. Computer User Support Specialists
    3. Computer Systems Analysts
    4. Computer Systems Administrators
    5. Web Developers and Designers
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Judges and Hearing Officers
    2. Lawyers
    3. Detectives and Investigators
    4. Police and Detective Supervisors
    5. Probation Officers
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Security Guards
    2. Lawyers
    3. Police Officers and Sheriffs
    4. Border Protection Officers
    5. Paralegals
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Power Plant Operators
    2. Hydroelectric Plant Technicians
    3. Gas and Oil Plant Operators
    4. Manufacturing, Transportation, and Construction Worker Supervisors
    5. Industrial Electronics Repairers
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Manufacturing, Transportation, and Construction Worker Supervisors
    2. Building Maintenance Workers
    3. Metal and Plastic Processing Workers
    4. Precision Assemblers
    5. Quality Control Inspectors
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Marketing Managers
    2. Sales Managers
    3. Public Relations and Fundraising Managers
    4. Advertising Managers
    5. Sales Representatives
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Retail Salespeople
    2. Cashiers
    3. Sales Representatives
    4. Sales Worker Supervisors
    5. Market Research Analysts
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Astronomers
    2. Architectural and Engineering Managers
    3. Computer and Information Research Scientists
    4. Physicists
    5. Aerospace Engineers
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Biologists
    2. Science Technicians
    3. Industrial Engineers
    4. Manufacturing Engineers
    5. Validation Engineers
  • Top 5 Salaries: 
    1. Storage and Transportation Managers
    2. Air Traffic Controllers
    3. Ship Engineers
    4. Subway and Streetcar Operators
    5. Train Conductors and Yardmasters
  • Top 5 Employment Opportunities: 
    1. Freight Handlers
    2. Heavy Truck Drivers
    3. Light Truck Drivers
    4. Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs
    5. School Bus Drivers