Modest Job Growth is Forecast for Massachusetts over 3 Years

A new forecast by the New England Economic Partnership estimates that employment in Massachusetts will increase at an average annual rate of 1.4 percent, or about 45,000-50,000 jobs a year, through 2017. The unemployment rate in Massachusetts is projected to decline to 5.2 percent by 2017; it is currently at 7.2 percent. 

Read more about the forecast here.

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