Newark Jobs

  • Account Executive

    Shamir Insight - Newark, NJ

    Account Executive - Newark, NJ Job Status: Full Time - Base plus Commission Department Name: Sales Expectations for all Shamir Insight, Inc. employees. Supports the organization’s...

    from Shamir Insight, Inc. - 22 days ago
  • Regional / OTR Class A CDL Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Newark, 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 - 3 days ago
  • Driver - Team Truck Driver - Class A CDL

    Schneider - Newark, NJ

    Team Truck Driver - Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus per Team - Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire or New Jersey-11000000KG Team truck drivers are among the highest...

    from Schneider - 8 days ago
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Newark, New Jersey

Newark, nicknamed The Brick City, is the largest city in New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of urban Essex County. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city had a total population of 273,546, making it the largest municipality in New Jersey. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city's 2004 population estimate is 281,402, an increase of 2.9% from 2000. It is located approximately five miles west of Manhattan and two miles north of Staten Island. Its location near the Atlantic Ocean on Newark Bay has helped make its port facility, Port Newark, the major container shipping port for New York Harbor. Together with Elizabeth, it is the home of Newark Liberty International Airport, which was the first major airport to serve the New York metropolitan area. Newark was originally formed as a township on October 31, 1693, based on the Newark Tract, which was first purchased on July 11, 1667. Newark was granted a Royal Charter on April 27, 1713, and was incorporated as one...more

Newark Economy

Newark has over 300 types of businesses. These include 1,800 retail, 540 wholesale establishments, eight major bank headquarters , and twelve savings and loan association headquarters. Deposits in Newark-based banks are over $20 billion. Newark is the third-largest insurance center in United States, after New York City and Hartford. Prudential Insurance and Mutual Benefit Companies originated in Newark. The former, the largest insurance company in the world, is still headquartered in Newark. Many other companies are headquartered in the city, including International Discount Telecommunications, New Jersey Transit, Public Service Electric and Gas , and Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey. Though Newark is not the industrial colossus of the past, the city does have a considerable amount of industry. The southern portion of the Ironbound, also known as the Industrial Meadowlands, has seen many factories built since World War II, including a large Anheuser Busch brewery....more

Newark Careers

Among the most common occupations in Newark are Service occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 15%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Newark, New Jersey work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Newark Industries

The leading industries in Newark, New Jersey are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Construction, 10%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Newark job listings indicate that the following industries in Newark are hiring the most workers:

Newark Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Newark, New Jersey is $30,733, and the median income of households in Newark was $30,665.

Average Salaries in Newark, NJ

Newark, NJ


According to our Newark Trends data, the number of Newark, New Jersey jobs has decreased by 32% since October 2013.
Newark job trends

Newark Employment Statistics

Population of Newark
Total population 254,217
Male 46.37%
Female 53.63%
Median age 30.1
Newark Housing
Owner-occupied homes 23.2%
Median cost of a home $242,600
Median mortgage payment $1,069
Renter-occupied homes 76.8%
Vacant housing 9.0%
Median monthly rent $769
Average Income
Median for all workers $24,416
Median for all male full-time $31,312
Median for all female full-time $30,154
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 12%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 46%
Currently married 31%
Separated 7%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 10%
White 22%
Black or African American 53%
Asian 1%
Other 23%
Newark Commute
Carpool 13.3%
Public transportation 28.4%
Average travel time 32 minutes