Peekskill Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Peekskill, NY

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Information Technology Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Peekskill, NY

    Everything begins with solid communications. And in this hyper-networked world, that won't change anytime soon. So set yourself up in a promising civilian career by learning the...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • Student Driver Trainee - CDL Graduates

    Swift Transportation - Peekskill, NY

    STUDENT DRIVER TRAINEE - CDL GRADUATES NEEDED Jumpstart Your Trucking CAREER with Swift! Start your journey with Swift! We have certified mentors ready and available to provide...

    from Swift Transportation - 10 days ago
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Peekskill, New York

Peekskill is a city in Westchester County, New York. A distinct scenic community along the left bank of the Hudson River, Peekskill is located in an area where the river winds through the Bear Mountain highlands. It was an early American industrial center primarily for its iron plow and stove products. Its manufacturing base operated well into the late 1900s with the Fleischmann Company making yeast by-products under the Standard Brands corporate name. The population is 22,441 according to the year 2000 census. The riots that occurred at Van Cortlandtville in the summer of 1949 involving noted entertainer Paul Robeson and area World War II veterans were mistakenly identified as having taken place in Peekskill.

Peekskill Careers

Among the most common occupations in Peekskill are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Peekskill, New York work for companies, 17 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Peekskill Industries

The leading industries in Peekskill, New York are Educational, health and social services, 23%; Retail trade, 11%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Peekskill job listings indicate that the following industries in Peekskill are hiring the most workers:

Peekskill Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Peekskill, New York is $36,424, and the median income of households in Peekskill was $47,177.

Average Salaries in Peekskill, NY

Peekskill, NY


According to our Peekskill Trends data, the number of Peekskill, New York jobs has increased by 22% since April 2013.
Peekskill job trends

Peekskill Employment Statistics

Population of Peekskill
Total population 22,441
Male 48.51%
Female 51.49%
Median age 35.2
Peekskill Housing
Owner-occupied homes 46.5%
Median cost of a home $160,400
Median mortgage payment $1,056
Renter-occupied homes 53.5%
Vacant housing 3.9%
Median monthly rent $808
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $38,091
Median for all female full-time $34,757
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 5%
$15,000 to $24,999 11%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 21%
$75,000 to $99,999 13%
$100,000 to $149,999 10%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 46%
Separated 4%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 11%
White 60%
Black or African American 27%
Asian 2%
Other 11%
Peekskill Commute
Carpool 14.2%
Public transportation 11.8%
Average travel time 32 minutes