Schenectady Jobs

  • Chief Financial Officer

    Peter Young Housing, Industries & Treatment - Schenectady, NY

    ~~OVERVIEW: Peter Young Housing, Industries & Treatment (PYHIT) is a large not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of New York State that provides services to persons...

    from Peter Young Housing, Industries & Treatment - 11 days ago
  • B2B Outside Sales Representative - Paid Training Plus Benefits

    National Federation of Independent Business - Schenectady, NY

    Do you enjoy the ‘thrill of the close’? Are you seeking a fast-paced, high activity sales position? Do you prefer to meet with business owners face-to-face? How about a ‘Quick...

    from National Federation of Independent Business - 5 days ago
  • CDL Truck Drivers: EARN $15,000+ IN 90 DAYS!

    US Xpress - Schenectady, NY

    CDL-A Truck Drivers, look no further. US Xpress has an opportunity for you to earn up to $15,000+ in your first 90 days! We have limited openings for one of our top dedicated...

    from US Xpress - 9 hours ago
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Schenectady, New York

Schenectady is a city in Schenectady County, New York, United States, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 61,821. Schenectady is the ninth largest city in New York State. The name "Schenectady" is derived from a Mohawk word for "on that side of the pinery," or "near the pines," or "place beyond the pine plains." The City of Schenectady is in eastern New York State, near the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. It is in the same metropolitan area as the state capital, Albany, New York; Schenectady is about seven miles north-west of Albany.

Schenectady Careers

Among the most common occupations in Schenectady are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 72 percent of workers in Schenectady, New York work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Schenectady Industries

The leading industries in Schenectady, New York are Educational, health and social services, 26%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 8%. Simply Hired's Schenectady job listings indicate that the following industries in Schenectady are hiring the most workers:

Schenectady Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Schenectady, New York is $28,080, and the median income of households in Schenectady was $29,378.

Average Salaries in Schenectady, NY

Schenectady, NY


According to our Schenectady Trends data, the number of Schenectady, New York jobs has decreased by 17% since September 2013.
Schenectady job trends

Schenectady Employment Statistics

Population of Schenectady
Total population 61,821
Male 47.78%
Female 52.22%
Median age 34.8
Schenectady Housing
Owner-occupied homes 44.7%
Median cost of a home $71,200
Median mortgage payment $569
Renter-occupied homes 55.3%
Vacant housing 13.2%
Median monthly rent $548
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,869
Median for all female full-time $25,292
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 18%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 36%
Currently married 40%
Separated 4%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 11%
White 80%
Black or African American 15%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
Schenectady Commute
Carpool 11.8%
Public transportation 6.5%
Average travel time 21 minutes