Perth Amboy, NJ Jobs


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Perth Amboy, NJ is projected to see significant job growth in the near future with an estimated 21.94% increase. This is above the national average of 30.54%. Despite this bright outlook, the unemployment rate in Perth Amboy is still higher than the national average at 6.8%. With this projected growth, there are numerous opportunities for individuals to find employment and make a living in Perth Amboy and its surroundings. There are a variety of industries that offer jobs in the area ranging from manufacturing to retail to healthcare and beyond. With so many options available, it’s no surprise that this area is poised for growth moving forward.

The unemployment rate in Perth Amboy is 12.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Perth Amboy has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 0.1% over the past year.
- The average salary in Perth Amboy is $53,750.
- The median home cost in Perth Amboy is $378,000

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Perth_Amboy? Health Practitioners ($105,938)
- Worst paying jobs? Food Prep, Serving ($14,708)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Educational Services ($54,830)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($16,636)
- Average Income of Residents in Perth_Amboy ($23,396) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Perth_Amboy (12.3) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

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

     JobsPerth Amboy, New JerseyUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationPerth Amboy, New JerseyUnited States
  Business, Financial$57,788$68,299
  Computer, Math$67,414$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$58,197$86,023
  Sciences $66,034
  Social Service$44,643$44,925
  Legal $88,013
  Arts, Entertainment$16,897$43,591
  Health Practitioners$105,938$75,327
  Health Technicians$55,051$41,524
  Healthcare Support$19,059$25,441
  Fire Fighters$36,106$35,516
  Law Enforcement$37,604$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$14,708$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$25,465$23,378
  Personal Care$17,106$15,351
  Sales, Related$21,000$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$38,231$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$38,939$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$39,780$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$45,795$48,436
  Material Moving$28,079$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryPerth Amboy, New JerseyUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $74,432
  Wholesale Trade$37,713$51,301
  Retail Trade$25,186$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$32,519$43,256
  Utilities $77,546
  Finance and Insurance$32,196$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$39,714$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$44,051$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises $75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$27,647$30,687
  Educational Services$54,830$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$33,516$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$30,726$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$16,636$18,154
  Other Services$22,215$29,481
  Public Administration$52,192$61,644
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Its a place that  More

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Over 17 years ago

The housing cost is very high. Compare to what the average salary is. Most young people cant afford to live by themselves so they stay at home till they marry or have a  More

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Over 18 years ago

It's getting to expensive to live here in Perth Amboy and all of NJ for that matter!! All the New Yorkers coming here to escape their high cost of living is driving our  More

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