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Barnstable Employment

Employment and Industries in the Barnstable, Massachusetts Area

Tourism and retail are major factors for Barnstable Town's economy. Over 50% of the employees in Barnstable Town work in the wholesale/retail and service sectors. The town also has a small manufacturing industry. The manufacturing jobs, on average pay about 50% higher than the local retail jobs.

The leading employment segments in Barnstable Town are education, healthcare, social services, retail; arts, entertainment and recreation; and accommodation and food services. Management, professional and related occupations comprise 34% of the jobs. About 25% of the jobs are found in sales and office occupations. Approximately, 19% of the employees work in service occupations.

The following is a list of the significant employers in the Barnstable Town area:

  • Cape Cod Healthcare, Inc
  • Cape Cod Hospital
  • Town of Barnstable
  • Boston-Wyman, Inv
  • VNA of Cape Cod Inc
  • Catania Hospitality Group, Inc
  • Visiting Nurse Association of Cape Cod Inc
  • Holly Management and Supply Corporation
  • Barnstable High School
  • Hyannis Air Service Inc
  • Cape Cod Child Development Program Inc
  • Christy's of Cape Cod LLC
  • Cape Abilities Inc
  • Hearth'n Kettle of Attleboro, Inc
  • First Student Inc
  • Cape Cod Medical Supply
  • Sencorp, Inc
  • Teledyne Benthos
  • Back Office Associates

Some of the jobs more prevalent in Barnstable than most of the nation's other cities are motorboat mechanics, zoologists and wildlife biologists, dietetic technicians, residential advisors, interior designers, fire fighters, pharmacy aides; and chefs and head cooks.

Pertinent information regarding Barnstable Town, Massachusetts: In 2009 the average earnings in Barnstable Town was $36,000. In 2008 the cost of living index was at 103.3 which is near the nation's average of 100. Regarding the adult population, about 32% have a bachelor's degree or better.

In Barnstable Town, Massachusetts, businesses are provided assistance from associations such as:

Those interested in staying up-to-date with local business activities may want to read the Barnstable Patriot.

Jobs in Barnstable Town

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations103120$50,990$24.52100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations14620$40,780$19.6114.35
3Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations13560$30,720$14.778.55
4Sales and Related Occupations12060$36,670$17.639.9
5Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations8270$84,790$40.775.8
6Education, Training, and Library Occupations6110$60,710$29.196.05
7Management Occupations6030$97,240$46.756.15
8Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations5470$35,760$17.193.65
9Retail Salespersons5340$30,020$14.432.85
10Transportation and Material Moving Occupations5140$40,070$19.266.55
11Construction and Extraction Occupations4760$57,840$27.814.45
12Personal Care and Service Occupations4420$32,860$15.84.3
13Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations3960$54,450$26.183.8
14Healthcare Support Occupations3400$37,600$18.083
15Waiters and Waitresses3360$31,220$15.011.7
16Cashiers3210$25,540$12.282.2
17Business and Financial Operations Occupations2980$77,200$37.115.25
18Registered Nurses2730$84,840$40.791.95
19Protective Service Occupations2640$57,000$27.42.2
20Production Occupations2600$42,950$20.655.7
21Office Clerks, General2250$39,000$18.751.9
22General and Operations Managers2120$101,670$48.881.5
23Community and Social Service Occupations2010$47,260$22.721.65
24Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1970$25,580$12.32.3
25Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1790$37,280$17.920.8
26Nursing Assistants1770$33,910$16.31
27Personal Care Aides1660$30,190$14.511.5
28Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1580$42,580$20.471.5
29Stock Clerks and Order Fillers1570$30,480$14.651.3
30Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1460$34,300$16.491.55
31Architecture and Engineering Occupations1450$82,780$39.81.7
32Customer Service Representatives1410$36,670$17.631.75
33Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1390$43,050$20.71.05
34First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1290$44,320$21.311
35Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations1280$85,410$41.060.8
36Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1200$30,330$14.580.9
37Cooks, Restaurant1160$31,560$15.170.8
38First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1150$41,280$19.840.6
39Carpenters1140$59,960$28.830.7
40First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1060$57,150$27.480.95
41Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations930$51,350$24.691.8
42Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop910$25,250$12.140.3
43Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand910$34,830$16.751.7
44Computer and Mathematical Occupations900$78,370$37.682.9
45Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers850$37,370$17.960.6
46Bartenders850$34,660$16.660.4
47Receptionists and Information Clerks830$33,210$15.970.7
48Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers820$48,210$23.181.2
49Maintenance and Repair Workers, General810$42,960$20.650.9
50Dishwashers800$25,680$12.340.3
51Construction Laborers730$46,140$22.180.8
52Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses730$55,720$26.790.5
53Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters680$63,140$30.350.3
54Food Preparation Workers600$27,200$13.080.6
55Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics600$49,500$23.80.5
56Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants590$49,940$24.010.35
57Security Guards570$38,050$18.30.7
58Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers570$66,960$32.190.4
59Accountants and Auditors560$72,040$34.630.9
60Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers560$26,070$12.530.3
61Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop550$26,560$12.770.3
62Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products540$62,360$29.980.9
63Firefighters500$61,090$29.370.2
64Home Health Aides500$31,270$15.030.7
65Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists500$32,510$15.630.4
66Social and Human Service Assistants490$35,690$17.160.25
67Tellers490$31,340$15.070.3
68Financial Managers490$108,100$51.970.4
69Medical Secretaries490$44,590$21.440.4
70First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers470$71,300$34.280.4
71First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers450$64,960$31.230.3
72Legal Occupations450$96,380$46.340.8
73Substitute Teachers440$27,730$13.330
74Diagnostic Medical Sonographers440$79,490$38.220
75Food Servers, Nonrestaurant430$31,050$14.930.2
76Sales Representatives, Services, All Other420$60,410$29.040.6
77Medical and Health Services Managers420$103,510$49.770.25
78Food Service Managers410$54,720$26.310.2
79Electricians390$64,780$31.140.4
80Cooks, Fast Food390$24,840$11.940.3
81Pharmacists380$127,770$61.430.2
82Dental Hygienists370$84,640$40.690.1
83Recreation Workers360$32,400$15.580.25
84Childcare Workers360$31,010$14.910.8
85Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators350$58,140$27.950.2
86Bus Drivers, School or Special Client340$42,320$20.350.3
87Residential Advisors340$35,900$17.260.1
88Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks310$30,730$14.770.2
89Postal Service Mail Carriers300$49,120$23.620.2
90Dental Assistants300$46,910$22.550.2
91Medical Assistants300$42,940$20.640.45
92Physicians and Surgeons, All Other300$182,680$87.830.25
93Physical Therapists290$87,640$42.140.2
94Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors290$59,880$28.790.2
95Chief Executives270$152,050$73.10.2
96Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education260$35,120$16.880.3
97Lawyers260$130,470$62.730.5
98Counter and Rental Clerks260$35,970$17.290.3
99First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers250$44,740$21.510.2
100Human Resources Specialists250$80,280$38.60.35
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Jobs More Common Near Barnstable Town Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$50,990103,120
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,78014,620
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$30,72013,560
Sales and Related Occupations$36,67012,060
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,7908,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$60,7106,110
Management Occupations$97,2406,030
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$35,7605,470
Retail Salespersons$30,0205,340
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$40,0705,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations$57,8404,760
Personal Care and Service Occupations$32,8604,420
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$54,4503,960
Healthcare Support Occupations$37,6003,400
Waiters and Waitresses$31,2203,360
Cashiers$25,5403,210
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$77,2002,980
Registered Nurses$84,8402,730
Protective Service Occupations$57,0002,640
Production Occupations$42,9502,600
Office Clerks, General$39,0002,250
General and Operations Managers$101,6702,120
Community and Social Service Occupations$47,2602,010
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,5801,970
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$37,2801,790
Nursing Assistants$33,9101,770
Personal Care Aides$30,1901,660
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,5801,580
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,4801,570
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$34,3001,460
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$82,7801,450
Customer Service Representatives$36,6701,410
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$43,0501,390
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,3201,290
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$85,4101,280
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,3301,200
Cooks, Restaurant$31,5601,160
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$41,2801,150
Carpenters$59,9601,140
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,1501,060
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$51,350930
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$25,250910
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$34,830910
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$78,370900
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$37,370850
Bartenders$34,660850
Receptionists and Information Clerks$33,210830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,210820
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,960810
Dishwashers$25,680800

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Barnstable Town, Massachusetts Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$50,990103,120
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$40,78014,620
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$30,72013,560
Sales and Related Occupations$36,67012,060
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$84,7908,270
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$60,7106,110
Management Occupations$97,2406,030
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$35,7605,470
Retail Salespersons$30,0205,340
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$40,0705,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations$57,8404,760
Personal Care and Service Occupations$32,8604,420
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$54,4503,960
Healthcare Support Occupations$37,6003,400
Waiters and Waitresses$31,2203,360
Cashiers$25,5403,210
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$77,2002,980
Registered Nurses$84,8402,730
Protective Service Occupations$57,0002,640
Production Occupations$42,9502,600
Office Clerks, General$39,0002,250
General and Operations Managers$101,6702,120
Community and Social Service Occupations$47,2602,010
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$25,5801,970
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$37,2801,790
Nursing Assistants$33,9101,770
Personal Care Aides$30,1901,660
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$42,5801,580
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$30,4801,570
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$34,3001,460
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$82,7801,450
Customer Service Representatives$36,6701,410
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$43,0501,390
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$44,3201,290
Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations$85,4101,280
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$30,3301,200
Cooks, Restaurant$31,5601,160
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$41,2801,150
Carpenters$59,9601,140
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$57,1501,060
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$51,350930
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop$25,250910
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$34,830910
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$78,370900
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$37,370850
Bartenders$34,660850
Receptionists and Information Clerks$33,210830
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$48,210820
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$42,960810
Dishwashers$25,680800

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