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Northeast Labor Market Region

Labor Market Information (LMI) is an important tool when searching for employment.

Information about which jobs have more opportunities and what jobs pay can be important if you are considering re-training or additional education. 

The tables below show top jobs outlook and top job openings for the Northeast Labor Market Region. Career "Grades" have been assigned based on an occupation’s job growth rate, total openings, and average wages relative to other occupations in the state.

If you want labor market information for a different Labor Market Region of the state, just click that area on the state map located on the right-hand side of this page.

For more in-depth job market information, try these links:

 Top Job Outlook-Northeast
(Careers with the best outlook between 2010-2020)

 Grade

 Occupation Title

 Total Openings

Average Wages 

B

Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer

595

$34,208

B

Registered Nurses

462

$50,652

 B-

Elementary School Teachers

365

$34,198

 B+

Carpenters

354

$34,945

 B-

Lic. Practical & Lic. Vocational Nurses

280

$32,643

 B-

Maintenance and Repair Workers

250

$35,191

 B-

Bookeeping, Acctng & Auditing Clerks

238

$26,270

 A-

Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers

223

$33,449

B

Automotive Serv. Tech & Mechanics 

183

$32,099

B

Construction Laborers

177

$35,056

 Top Job Openings-Northeast
(Occupations with the Most Openings 2010-2020)

 Grade

 Occupation Title

 Total Openings

Average Wages 

C+

Cashiers

1,524

$17,498

B-

Combined Food Prep. & Service Workers

933

$17,136

B-

Retail Salespersons

815

$23,667

B-

Office Clerks, General

640

$24,520

B

Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer

595

$34,208

 C+

Waiters & Waitresses

513

$19,804

B

Registered Nurses

462

$50,652

 B-

Laborers & Frght, Stock & Material Mvrs

426

$24,329

 B-

Elementary School Teachers

365

$34,198

 A-

Personal Care Aides

358

$17,559