Paterson Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Paterson, NJ

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 12 days ago
  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Paterson, NJ

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 16 hours ago
  • Truck Driver - Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Solo Over the Road

    Schneider - Paterson, NJ

    Owner-Operator Truck Driver - Pick Your Freight-10000000B2 This Percent lease Owner-Operator truck driver position provides you total control of your business and your bottom...

    from Schneider - 8 hours ago
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Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson is a city in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 149,222. Census population projections indicate a population of 154,463 as of 2005, making it New Jersey's third largest city. It is the county seat of Passaic County. Paterson is known as the Silk City for its dominant role in silk production during the latter 19th century. Paterson was originally formed as a township from portions of Acquackanonk Township on April 11, 1831, while the area was still part of Essex County. Paterson became part of the newly-created Passaic County on February 7, 1837. Paterson was incorporated as a city on April 14, 1851, based on the results of a referendum held that day. The city was reincorporated on March 14, 1861.

Paterson Careers

Among the most common occupations in Paterson are Service occupations, 25%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 21%. Approximately 78 percent of workers in Paterson, New Jersey work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Paterson Industries

The leading industries in Paterson, New Jersey are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Manufacturing, 16%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Paterson job listings indicate that the following industries in Paterson are hiring the most workers:

Paterson Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Paterson, New Jersey is $29,968, and the median income of households in Paterson was $34,987.

Average Salaries in Paterson, NJ

Paterson, NJ


According to our Paterson Trends data, the number of Paterson, New Jersey jobs has decreased by 4% since September 2013.
Paterson job trends

Paterson Employment Statistics

Population of Paterson
Total population 148,353
Male 47.17%
Female 52.83%
Median age 28.9
Paterson Housing
Owner-occupied homes 33.0%
Median cost of a home $307,700
Median mortgage payment $1,285
Renter-occupied homes 67.0%
Vacant housing 6.1%
Median monthly rent $877
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,764
Median for all male full-time $31,050
Median for all female full-time $28,887
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 19%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 20%
High school graduate 37%
Some college, no degree 11%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 8%
Graduate degree 2%
Marital Status
Never married 44%
Currently married 36%
Separated 5%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 8%
White 30%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 2%
Other 37%
Paterson Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 14.6%
Average travel time 24 minutes