Albany Jobs

  • Over The Road Truck Driver - CDL

    J.B. Hunt Transport - Albany, NY

    Driving with J.B. Hunt means consistency, guaranteed home time and strong miles. Not to mention, a top-notch safety program. Join our team as a CDL-A driver and reap the benefits...

    from J.B. Hunt Transport - 14 days ago
  • HOME DAILY & up to $1,000+/WK- Relocate for CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Albany, NY

    If you're looking for Great Pay and Daily Home Time on a dedicated route, this is the right opportunity for you! We're offering $5,000 in relocation assistance for CDL drivers to...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Pharmacy Technician – Infusion

    CVS Caremark - Albany, NY

    As a Pharmacy Technician in a growing segment of healthcare, home infusion services, you will work with cutting edge technology compounding specialized and complex therapies that...

    from CVS Caremark - 2 days ago
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Albany, New York

:For other uses, see Albany. Albany is the capital of the State of New York and the county seat of Albany County. Albany lies 136 miles north of New York City, and slightly to the south of the juncture of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. The city's estimated population in 2003 was 93,919. Albany has close ties with the nearby cities of Troy, Schenectady, and Saratoga Springs, forming a region called the Capital District. This area makes up the bulk of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population of 850,957, making it the fourth largest urban area in New York State, and the 56th largest MSA in the United States. The Albany-Schenectady-Amsterdam, NY CSA, consists of the Albany-Schenectady-Troy MSA, the Glens Falls MSA, and the Amsterdam MSA. Using this definition, the area has a population of 1,147,850, making it the third largest metropolitan area in New York State, and aside from New York City CSA, the only area that has shown any population growth. ...more

Albany Careers

Among the most common occupations in Albany are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 59 percent of workers in Albany, New York work for companies, 25 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Albany Industries

The leading industries in Albany, New York are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 24%; Public administration, 13%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Albany job listings indicate that the following industries in Albany are hiring the most workers:

Albany Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Albany, New York is $35,546, and the median income of households in Albany was $33,431.
 

Average Salaries in Albany, NY

Albany, NY

$36,000
 

According to our Albany Trends data, the number of Albany, New York jobs has decreased by 30% since August 2013.
Albany job trends

Albany Employment Statistics

Population of Albany
Total population 78,402
Male 47.55%
Female 52.45%
Median age 35.0
  
Albany Housing
Owner-occupied homes 42.6%
Median cost of a home $127,800
Median mortgage payment $747
Renter-occupied homes 57.4%
Vacant housing 12.3%
Median monthly rent $702
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,224
Median for all male full-time $36,094
Median for all female full-time $34,997
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 17%
  
Marital Status
Never married 48%
Currently married 30%
Separated 4%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
  
Race
White 62%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 3%
Other 1%
  
Albany Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 9.0%
Average travel time 19 minutes