Buffalo Jobs

  • Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Buffalo, NY

    Join the Army National Guard as a Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer and you will make sure that the lines of communication are always open for the world’s finest military.

    from Army National Guard - 1 day ago
  • Driver - Experienced Team Truck Drivers - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Buffalo, NY

    Experienced Team Truck Drivers - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus per Team - 3 Weeks Out, 5 Days Home-142295 Team truck drivers are among the highest compensated in Schneider’s fleet, with...

    from Schneider - 3 days ago
  • Education and Career Consultant - Work From Home!

    Nexrep - Buffalo, NY

    Headline: Education and Career Consultant - Work From Home! Posting date: update monthly Address: St. Louis, MO NexRep is looking for work-from-home professionals who believe that...

    from NexRep - 23 hours ago
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Buffalo, New York

Buffalo is an American city in western New York. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 292,648. The Buffalo area is adjacent to the Golden Horseshoe, an urban region in southern Ontario. Buffalo lies at the eastern end of Lake Erie, at the southern head of the Niagara River, which connects Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

Buffalo Economy

Buffalo and the surrounding area was long involved in railroad commerce, steel, and automobile production. This includes the Pierce-Arrow Corporation. While major steel production no longer exists, several smaller steel mills remain in operation. In addition, Ford maintains operation of its Buffalo Stamping Plant south of the city, and Chevrolet has two plants, a production plant in Tonawanda near the city line, and a tool and die plant in the city. The windshield wiper was invented in Buffalo, and the Trico company still operates some facilities there. For many years, Buffalo was the nation's second largest rail center, with Chicago being the first. In the 21st century, Buffalo has increasingly become a center for bioinformatics and human genome research, including work by researchers at the University at Buffalo and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. This consortium is known as the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus. It also includes: Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center, Buffalo Medical...more

Buffalo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Buffalo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 23%; and Service occupations, 21%. Approximately 63 percent of workers in Buffalo, New York work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Buffalo Industries

The leading industries in Buffalo, New York are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 26%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 9%; and Manufacturing, 8%. Simply Hired's Buffalo job listings indicate that the following industries in Buffalo are hiring the most workers:

Buffalo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Buffalo, New York is $34,486, and the median income of households in Buffalo was $27,311.

Average Salaries in Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY


According to our Buffalo Trends data, the number of Buffalo, New York jobs has decreased by 41% since October 2013.
Buffalo job trends

Buffalo Employment Statistics

Population of Buffalo
Total population 256,492
Male 46.79%
Female 53.21%
Median age 34.2
Buffalo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 41.8%
Median cost of a home $60,800
Median mortgage payment $501
Renter-occupied homes 58.2%
Vacant housing 16.8%
Median monthly rent $586
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,517
Median for all male full-time $39,345
Median for all female full-time $29,628
Household Income
Less than $10,000 19%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 46%
Currently married 30%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 12%
White 51%
Black or African American 42%
Asian 3%
Other 5%
Buffalo Commute
Carpool 9.7%
Public transportation 11.7%
Average travel time 20 minutes