Ithaca Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Ithaca, NY

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Manager - Customer Order / Checkweighing / Machine Configurator

    Randstad Engineering - Ithaca, NY

    A Customer Order Manager with a Bachelors Degree in Business or Engineering, and an understanding of Checkweighing technology is needed for a direct hire position located in...

    from Randstad Engineering - 3 days ago
  • Experienced OTR Truck Drivers - Drive More and Bank Hometime

    USA Trucks - Ithaca, NY

    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 Trucks - 2 days ago
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Ithaca, New York

:This article is about the City of Ithaca and the region. For the legally distinct town which itself is a part of the Ithaca metropolitan area, see Ithaca , New York. The City of Ithaca sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York State. It is best known for being home to Cornell University — an Ivy League school with almost 20,000 students . The eponymous Ithaca College also resides in the city, further adding to Ithaca’s strong “college town� focus and atmosphere. The City of Ithaca is the center of the Ithaca metropolitan area and the county seat of Tompkins County. As of 2000, the city had a permanent population of 29,287, and the metropolitan area had a population of 100,135. 2004 estimates puts the city population at 29,952, an increase of 2.3%. It is the North American seat of His Holiness Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.

Ithaca Economy

The economy of Ithaca is based on education and manufacturing with high tech and tourism in strong supporting roles. As of 2006, Ithaca remains one of the few expanding economies in economically troubled New York State outside of New York City, and draws commuters from the neighboring rural counties of Cortland, Tioga, and Schuyler, as well as from the more urbanized Chemung County. With some level of success, Ithaca has tried to maintain a traditional downtown shopping area that includes the Ithaca Commons pedestrian mall and Center Ithaca, a small mixed-use complex built at the end of the urban renewal era. Some in the community regret that downtown has lost vitality to two expanding commercial zones to the northeast and southwest of the old city. These areas contain an increasing number of large retail stores and restaurants run by national chains. Others say the chain stores boost local shopping options for residents considerably, many of whom would have previously shopped...more

Ithaca Careers

Among the most common occupations in Ithaca are Management, professional, and related occupations, 49%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 75 percent of workers in Ithaca, New York work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Ithaca Industries

The leading industries in Ithaca, New York are Educational, health and social services, 49%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 12%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 7%. Simply Hired's Ithaca job listings indicate that the following industries in Ithaca are hiring the most workers:

Ithaca Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Ithaca, New York is $28,695, and the median income of households in Ithaca was $21,441.

Average Salaries in Ithaca, NY

Ithaca, NY


According to our Ithaca Trends data, the number of Ithaca, New York jobs has decreased by 36% since October 2013.
Ithaca job trends

Ithaca Employment Statistics

Population of Ithaca
Total population 29,287
Male 50.64%
Female 49.36%
Median age 22.0
Ithaca Housing
Owner-occupied homes 26.0%
Median cost of a home $96,200
Median mortgage payment $567
Renter-occupied homes 74.0%
Vacant housing 4.2%
Median monthly rent $574
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,562
Median for all female full-time $27,828
Household Income
Less than $10,000 28%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 12%
$50,000 to $74,999 11%
$75,000 to $99,999 5%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 7%
High school graduate 17%
Some college, no degree 11%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 26%
Graduate degree 32%
Marital Status
Never married 65%
Currently married 23%
Separated 2%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 6%
White 77%
Black or African American 7%
Asian 14%
Other 2%
Ithaca Commute
Carpool 8.1%
Public transportation 7.9%
Average travel time 14 minutes

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