The purpose of this report is to identify Hot Jobs in Massachusetts: i.e., high-demand occupations that require two years (or less) of education and meet the 2006 Family Economic Self-Sufficiency Standard (FESS). The Standard provides an accurate measure of the costs to live in Massachusetts, and thus offers a gauge to determine family-sustaining wages. The report details key considerations about these Hot Jobs so that workforce planners can make informed decisions about investments in education and training

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