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Brookhaven Jobs Overview

7,793
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
489k
Population

Brookhaven has the 36th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 0.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Brookhaven is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Brookhaven is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Brookhaven is $330,500, which is above the national average. 31% of workers in Brookhaven hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 91% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Brookhaven. 83% of Brookhaven workers drive to work alone, 4% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Brookhaven spend an average of 32 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.