Labor Force / Payroll

Labor Force

Source: MA Department of Employment & Training and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; Sept. 2016 Data are based upon place of residence, not place of employment.
Location Amount
Lowell - City 53,973
Lowell - Billerica - Chelmsford MA-NH NECTA Division ​155,492
​Middlesex County ​822,322

Labor Force Distribution

Source: MA Department of Employment and Training- 2016-1st Q
Industry Percentage
Construction ​2.1%
Education, Health, Social Services 28.1%
​Finance, Insurance & Real Estate ​4.0%
Professional and Business Services ​11.4%
Manufacturing 8.5%
​​Other Services ​2.7%
Professional and Technical Services 3.9%
​Trade, Transportation and Public Utilities ​10.4%
​Leisure and Hospitality 8.3%

Average Payroll per Employee

Source: MA Department of Employment and Training-2016-1st Q
Location
Amount
Average Payroll Per Employee, City of Lowell $54,236
Average Payroll Per Employee, Lowell - Billerica - Chelmsford MA-NH NECTA Division ​$56,544