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State Unemployment Rate (MA)
5.8% November  2014

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5.8% November 2014

Metro Boston Unemployment Rate*
5.6% September 2014

State and Area Employment (000s)
3,424 October 2014 

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52,600 October 2014

Suffolk County Unemployment# & Rate 20,306; 5.3% Oct 2014

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$62,340 (avg. annual salary.)

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