Perth Amboy Jobs

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

    C.R. England - Perth Amboy, NJ

    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 - 8 days ago
  • Sales Agent (Insurance / Business)

    Farmer's Insurance - Perth Amboy, NJ

    Farmers Group, Inc. was founded in 1928, and has since grown to be the country’s third-largest home and auto carrier as well as the top special product carrier in the U.S. We are...

    from Farmer's Insurance - 5 days ago
  • Hiring Experienced CDL-A Truck Drivers

    Navajo Express - Perth Amboy, NJ

    Description: Navajo Express is hiring experienced CDL-A truck drivers for various positions throughout the country. We currently have openings for Dedicated, Regional and OTR...

    from Navajo Express - 7 days ago
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Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Perth Amboy is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the city population was 47,303. Perth Amboy is known as the "City by the Bay". Perth Amboy was formed by Royal Charter on August 4, 1718, within various townships. Perth Amboy was chartered as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on December 21, 1784, within Perth Amboy Township and from part of Woodbridge Township. Perth Amboy Township was formed on October 31, 1693, and was enlarged during the 1720s to encompass Perth Amboy city. Perth Amboy Township was incorporated as one of New Jersey's initial 104 townships on February 21, 1798. The township was absorbed by Perth Amboy city on April 8, 1844. Perth Amboy, and South Amboy across the Raritan River, are collectively referred to as The Amboys. Signage for Exit 11 on the New Jersey Turnpike refers to "The Amboys" as a destination. The Amboys are the northern limit of the area informally referred to as the Bayshore.

Perth Amboy Careers

Among the most common occupations in Perth Amboy are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Management, professional, and related occupations, 16%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Perth Amboy, New Jersey work for companies, 10 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Perth Amboy Industries

The leading industries in Perth Amboy, New Jersey are Manufacturing, 20%; Educational, health and social services, 14%; and Retail trade, 11%. Simply Hired's Perth Amboy job listings indicate that the following industries in Perth Amboy are hiring the most workers:

Perth Amboy Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Perth Amboy, New Jersey is $25,676, and the median income of households in Perth Amboy was $37,608.

Average Salaries in Perth Amboy, NJ

Perth Amboy, NJ


According to our Perth Amboy Trends data, the number of Perth Amboy, New Jersey jobs has increased by 78% since September 2013.
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Perth Amboy Employment Statistics

Population of Perth Amboy
Total population 47,303
Male 49.55%
Female 50.45%
Median age 31.2
Perth Amboy Housing
Owner-occupied homes 40.5%
Median cost of a home $126,200
Median mortgage payment $748
Renter-occupied homes 59.5%
Vacant housing 4.4%
Median monthly rent $732
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $29,399
Median for all female full-time $21,954
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 14%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 7%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 24%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 6%
Graduate degree 3%
Marital Status
Never married 35%
Currently married 46%
Separated 4%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 8%
White 49%
Black or African American 11%
Asian 2%
Other 39%
Perth Amboy Commute
Carpool 25.6%
Public transportation 7.0%
Average travel time 24 minutes