Kearny Jobs

  • CDL-A Truck Driver - Dedicated Lanes - Hazmat Certified

    Transport America - Kearny, NJ

    DEDICATED OPPORTUNITIES OPEN FOR QUALIFIED SOLO AND TEAM CDL-A DRIVERSTransport America offers a great driver experience!Team* driving opportunities at Transport America include...

    from Transport America - 18 days ago
  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Kearny, NJ

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 4 days ago
  • CDL-A Company Truck Drivers

    Mesilla Valley Transportation - Kearny, NJ

    At Mesilla Valley Transportation all the pieces are in place to enjoy a better truck driving career with a carrier that knows how to treat you well! Mesilla Valley Transportation,...

    from Mesilla Valley Transportation - 15 hours ago
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Kearny, New Jersey

Kearny is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. It was named after Civil War general Philip Kearny. As of the United States 2000 Census, the town population was 40,513. Kearny was originally formed as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 8, 1867, from portions of Harrison Township. Portions of the township were taken on July 3, 1895, to form East Newark. Kearny was incorporated as a town on January 19, 1899, based on the results of a referendum held two days earlier. The town has been used for location filming of the HBO series The Sopranos.

Kearny Careers

Among the most common occupations in Kearny are Sales and office occupations, 28%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 16%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Kearny, New Jersey work for companies, 11 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Kearny Industries

The leading industries in Kearny, New Jersey are Educational, health and social services, 15%; Manufacturing, 13%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Kearny job listings indicate that the following industries in Kearny are hiring the most workers:

Kearny Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Kearny, New Jersey is $34,646, and the median income of households in Kearny was $47,757.

Average Salaries in Kearny, NJ

Kearny, NJ


According to our Kearny Trends data, the number of Kearny, New Jersey jobs has increased by 3% since October 2013.
Kearny job trends

Kearny Employment Statistics

Population of Kearny
Total population 40,513
Male 51.59%
Female 48.41%
Median age 34.7
Kearny Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.0%
Median cost of a home $158,200
Median mortgage payment $899
Renter-occupied homes 52.0%
Vacant housing 2.4%
Median monthly rent $769
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,672
Median for all female full-time $30,620
Household Income
Less than $10,000 7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 10%
$25,000 to $34,999 13%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 14%
$100,000 to $149,999 9%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 13%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 15%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 7%
White 79%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 6%
Other 11%
Kearny Commute
Carpool 12.7%
Public transportation 14.0%
Average travel time 31 minutes