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Perth Amboy Jobs Overview

134,902
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
53k
Population

Perth Amboy has the 560th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.7% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Perth Amboy 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 Perth Amboy is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Perth Amboy is $245,600, which is above the national average. 14% of workers in Perth Amboy hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 68% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Perth Amboy. 72% of Perth Amboy workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Perth Amboy spend an average of 23 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Middlesex County One Stop Career Center

161 New Brunswick Avenue
151 Jefferson Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861-4193
732-293-5016