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Stamford Jobs Overview

35,156
Job Openings
5.2%
Unemployment Rate
$62,610
Median Base Salary
129k
Population

Stamford has the 165th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Stamford is part of the Bridgeport metro area. Unemployment in the Bridgeport area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Bridgeport has the 37th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Stamford is above average at $62,610, and the median cost of a home in Stamford is $506,000, which is above the national average. 45% of workers in Stamford hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 87% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Stamford. 72% of Stamford workers drive to work alone, 9% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Stamford spend an average of 25 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

Employment Resources

Stamford American Job Center

141 Franklin Street
2nd Floor
Stamford, CT 6901
203-353-1702