Stamford Jobs

  • CDL Drivers: High-Paying Dedicated Acct- up to $65,000+/yr!

    US Xpress - Stamford, CT

    CDL Truck Drivers, look no further, US Xpress has an opportunity for you to earn up to $1,300 per week – that’s up to $65,000 or more per year! Plus, you’ll enjoy the benefits of...

    from US Xpress - 1 day ago
  • Truck Drivers - Experienced Class-A CDL

    Barr-nunn Transportation - Stamford, CT

    At Barr-Nunn Transportation we pay what we say. All company truck drivers enjoy Practical miles paid, $.02/mi 401k Contribution from Day 1, Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance,...

    from Barr-Nunn Transportation - 1 day ago
  • Seasonal Team Member

    Target Brands - Stamford, CT

    Description: An inclusive, energetic culture. Incredible opportunity. A community-focused company. And one of the most powerful brands in the world. You can expect a lot from a...

    from Target Brands, Inc - 1 day ago
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Stamford, Connecticut

Stamford is a city in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 119,261, making it the fourth largest city in the state. Its population is growing due to an influx of jobs and its close proximity to New York City. Stamford is part of the New York metropolitan area. Stamford was the ninth-safest city in the United States in 2006 and for the past six years has ranked in the top 11 safest cities with populations of 100,000 or more, according to the FBI. In 2005, Stamford was voted "The Best City to Reside In" by the magazine United States Living. In 2006, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Stamford 46th on its list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. The city has one major hospital, Stamford Hospital, which also runs the large Tully Health Center, where some extensive procedures are available. In recent years, many large corporations including UBS, Xerox, MeadWestvaco, International Paper, GE...more

Stamford Economy

Stamford has a cluster of corporate headquarters . This includes four Fortune 500 Companies, nine Fortune 1000 Companies, thirteen Courant 100 Companies, numerous divisions of large corporations, as well as a large number of secretive hedge funds. This gives Stamford one of the largest concentrations of corporations in the nation. Among the larger companies with headquarters in Stamford are World Wrestling Entertainment, Xerox and Pitney Bowes. UBS also has its North American headquarters here, boasting North America's largest trading floor. Royal Bank of Scotland announced in October 2005 that it would consolidate its North American headquarters in downtown Stamford and build the largest trading floor in North America . Companies also leave Stamford regularly, either to escape the city's traffic problems or relatively high office rental rates , as a result of being acquired by other businesses , or for other business reasons. International Paper and MeadWestvaco announced in 2006...more

Stamford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Stamford are Management, professional, and related occupations, 41%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 13%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Stamford, Connecticut work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 9 percent are self-employed.

Stamford Industries

The leading industries in Stamford, Connecticut are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 16%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 16%; and Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing, 12%. Simply Hired's Stamford job listings indicate that the following industries in Stamford are hiring the most workers:

Stamford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Stamford, Connecticut is $56,193, and the median income of households in Stamford was $66,638.

Average Salaries in Stamford, CT

Stamford, CT


According to our Stamford Trends data, the number of Stamford, Connecticut jobs has decreased by 4% since October 2013.
Stamford job trends

Stamford Employment Statistics

Population of Stamford
Total population 118,568
Male 49.12%
Female 50.88%
Median age 39.3
Stamford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 57.7%
Median cost of a home $567,500
Median mortgage payment $1,691
Renter-occupied homes 42.3%
Vacant housing 5.0%
Median monthly rent $1,300
Average Income
Median for all workers $40,018
Median for all male full-time $61,813
Median for all female full-time $50,573
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 6%
$25,000 to $34,999 7%
$35,000 to $49,999 10%
$50,000 to $74,999 19%
$75,000 to $99,999 11%
$100,000 to $149,999 15%
$150,000 to $199,999 7%
$200,000 or more 12%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 5%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 13%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 28%
Graduate degree 18%
Marital Status
Never married 28%
Currently married 56%
Separated 2%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 8%
White 72%
Black or African American 13%
Asian 6%
Other 9%
Stamford Commute
Carpool 7.1%
Public transportation 10.9%
Average travel time 26 minutes