Newark, NJ Jobs


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The job market in Newark, NJ is growing at a rate of 10.96%, which is slightly below the US average of 30.54%. Despite this, the unemployment rate in Newark, NJ sits at 6.3%, which is still lower than the national average of 4.1%. This indicates that there are positive job opportunities in and around Newark for those seeking employment. As such, it may be an ideal place to seek out work for those currently looking for jobs or considering a move to the area.

The unemployment rate in Newark is 13.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Newark has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 0.7% over the past year.
- The average salary in Newark is $41,335.
- The median home cost in Newark is $385,700

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Newark? Law Enforcement ($79,259)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($15,233)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Finance and Insurance ($61,391)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting ($17,017)
- Average Income of Residents in Newark ($22,194) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Newark (13) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Newark. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Newark, New Jersey that match your qualifications.

     JobsNewark, New JerseyUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationNewark, New JerseyUnited States
  Business, Financial$62,009$68,299
  Computer, Math$69,537$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$78,750$86,023
  Social Service$44,983$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$33,713$43,591
  Health Practitioners$61,167$75,327
  Health Technicians$37,816$41,524
  Healthcare Support$23,895$25,441
  Fire Fighters$28,980$35,516
  Law Enforcement$79,259$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$20,891$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$23,001$23,378
  Personal Care$15,233$15,351
  Sales, Related$26,022$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$34,318$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$16,750$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$33,210$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$38,582$48,436
  Material Moving$20,130$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryNewark, New JerseyUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$17,017$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$38,882$51,301
  Retail Trade$21,728$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$32,900$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$61,391$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$39,908$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$45,646$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$19,600$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$23,821$30,687
  Educational Services$41,691$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$30,976$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$24,926$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$20,131$18,154
  Other Services$24,557$29,481
  Public Administration$54,459$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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Over 3 years ago

Newark is straight garbage.  More

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Newark's Ironbound is extremely dangerous, there is a lot of crime, the police are just good at hiding it. It usually doesn't happen on Ferry St., but does 1/2 block  More

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Over 11 years ago

I have worked and lived in Newark for 20 years. I raised 3 children. Two of my children went on to college, graudated with Accountant Degree and the other one in  More

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