Elizabeth Jobs

  • Navy Diver

    U.S. Navy - Elizabeth, NJ

    Navy Divers perform a variety of salvage diving operations and special diving duties worldwide, whether performing construction and demolition projects, executing search and...

    from U.S. Navy - 6 days ago
  • Local CDL A Truck Driver Job- Home Weekly & $6,000 Sign-on Bonus!

    US Xpress - Elizabeth, NJ

    Truck Drivers, do you want to make great pay and get home weekly? With this new dedicated route from US Xpress, you’ll average $1,000 or more each week-that's up to $52,000 or...

    from US Xpress - 1 day ago
  • Sr. Manager, Global Communications, Social Media - TA 011488

    TripAdvisor LLC - Elizabeth, NJ

    Sr. Manager, Global Communications, Social Media-TA 011488 Description Job Description Sr. Manager, Global Social Media Description Sr. Manager Global Communications, Social...

    from TripAdvisor LLC - 1 hour ago
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Elizabeth, New Jersey

Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 120,568, making it New Jersey's fourth largest city . The population of Elizabeth was 125,809, as of the Census Bureau's 2005 estimate. It is the county seat of Union County .

Elizabeth Careers

Among the most common occupations in Elizabeth are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%; Service occupations, 20%; and Sales and office occupations, 20%. Approximately 80 percent of workers in Elizabeth, New Jersey work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 2 percent are self-employed.

Elizabeth Industries

The leading industries in Elizabeth, New Jersey are Manufacturing, 14%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 11%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Elizabeth job listings indicate that the following industries in Elizabeth are hiring the most workers:

Elizabeth Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Elizabeth, New Jersey is $33,184, and the median income of households in Elizabeth was $40,413.

Average Salaries in Elizabeth, NJ

Elizabeth, NJ


According to our Elizabeth Trends data, the number of Elizabeth, New Jersey jobs has increased by 87% since April 2013.
Elizabeth job trends

Elizabeth Employment Statistics

Population of Elizabeth
Total population 121,137
Male 46.33%
Female 53.67%
Median age 32.3
Elizabeth Housing
Owner-occupied homes 35.7%
Median cost of a home $353,800
Median mortgage payment $1,248
Renter-occupied homes 64.3%
Vacant housing 10.0%
Median monthly rent $871
Average Income
Median for all workers $26,053
Median for all male full-time $35,831
Median for all female full-time $30,538
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 21%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 42%
Separated 5%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
White 49%
Black or African American 22%
Asian 3%
Other 27%
Elizabeth Commute
Carpool 11.1%
Public transportation 13.7%
Average travel time 26 minutes