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Newark Jobs Overview

144,404
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
282k
Population

Newark has the 66th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 1.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Newark 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 Newark is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Newark is $229,600, which is above the national average. 13% of workers in Newark hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 71% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Newark. 60% of Newark workers drive to work alone, 21% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Newark spend an average of 33 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Newark One Stop Career Center

990 Broad Street
1st Floor
Newark, NJ 7102
973-648-3370