Cape May Jobs

  • Licensed Sales Producer

    Farmer's Insurance - Cape May, NJ

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    from Farmer's Insurance - 5 days ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Cape May, NJ

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 16 hours ago
  • Class A CDL Truck Driver - Dedicated Intermodal Runs with Daily Home Time - 866-534-8794

    Swift Transportation - Cape May, NJ

    New Dedicated Intermodal Opportunities with Swift Class A CDL Truck Driver - Daily Home Time Available At Swift Transportation, we’re confident that our Dedicated Intermodal...

    from Swift Transportation - 5 days ago
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Cape May, New Jersey

:''This article is about the city of Cape May. For other uses, see Cape May . Cape May, is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. What is now Cape May was originally formed as the borough of Cape Island by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 8, 1848, from portions of Lower Township. It was reincorporated as Cape Island city on March 10, 1851, and finally became Cape May city as of March 9, 1869. It is part of the Ocean City Metropolitan Statistical Area. It has a population of 4,034 year-round residents . Cape May is also home to approximately 100,000 seasonal residents. The town's history dates back to its founding in 1620 by a Dutch captain named Cornelius Jacobsen Mey. In the summer, partly due to its beaches and partly due to its historic buildings, Cape May is a seaside resort that draws visitors from Philadelphia, New York City and other surrounding areas. Cape May claims to...more

Cape May Economy

Tourism is the dominant industry, while commercial and sport fishing are also important to Cape May's economy. Marine mammal watching, bird watching, and other forms of Eco-tourism have become equally important in Cape May. A small wine growing area is adjacent to Cape May, and tourists to Cape May visit local wineries. Cape May's various confectioners' shops draw many Germans and Russians as well as other Eastern Europeans during the summer to seek work for the season.

Cape May Careers

Among the most common occupations in Cape May are Management, professional, and related occupations, 31%; Sales and office occupations, 30%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 59 percent of workers in Cape May, New Jersey work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 14 percent are self-employed.

Cape May Industries

The leading industries in Cape May, New Jersey are Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 19%; Retail trade, 15%; and Educational, health and social services, 12%. Simply Hired's Cape May job listings indicate that the following industries in Cape May are hiring the most workers:

Cape May Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Cape May, New Jersey is $27,518, and the median income of households in Cape May was $33,462.

Average Salaries in Cape May, NJ

Cape May, NJ


According to our Cape May Trends data, the number of Cape May, New Jersey jobs has increased by 31% since July 2013.
Cape May job trends

Cape May Employment Statistics

Population of Cape May
Total population 4,034
Male 49.26%
Female 50.74%
Median age 47.4
Cape May Housing
Owner-occupied homes 56.8%
Median cost of a home $212,900
Median mortgage payment $832
Renter-occupied homes 43.2%
Vacant housing 55.2%
Median monthly rent $564
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,194
Median for all female full-time $25,842
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 17%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 4%
$200,000 or more 4%
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 20%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 19%
Graduate degree 12%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 54%
Separated 1%
Widowed 14%
Divorced 8%
White 93%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 0%
Other 2%
Cape May Commute
Carpool 5.9%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 17 minutes