Syracuse Jobs

  • Class A CDL Owner Operator HHG Truck Drivers

    Graebel Van Lines - Syracuse, NY

    HOUSEHOLD GOODS/RELOCATION Truck Driving Professional “Movers” Needed Today at Graebel When you accept a job as a CDL Truck Driver/Mover with Graebel, you will be responsible for...

    from Graebel Van Lines - 10 hours ago
  • Sales and Technical Services Specialist

    Sutherland Global Services - Syracuse, NY

    If you love technology, and often get referred to as a “techy”, why not make a career out of it? If you’re persuasive and know how to get what you want, why not use that to your...

    from Sutherland Global Services - 25 days ago
  • Sales Representative (oKenZfw4)

    ShopperLocal - Syracuse, NY

    RTN is a fast-growing leader in grocery and dollar store advertisement sales. We offer hyper local, cost effective advertising solutions to businesses across the U.S. We are...

    from ShopperLocal - 7 days ago
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Syracuse, New York

:This is the article about the city in New York State. For the city in Sicily, see Syracuse, Sicily. For all other meanings, see Syracuse . Syracuse is a city in Central New York, USA. According to the 2000 census, the city population was 147,306, and its metropolitan area had a population of 732,117. It is the county seat of Onondaga County and the economic and educational hub of Central New York, a region with over a million inhabitants. Syracuse is also well provided with convention sites, with a downtown convention complex and the Empire Expo Center directly west of the city, which hosts the annual Great New York State Fair. Syracuse was named after the original Syracuse, a city on the eastern coast of Sicily, Italy, with which it shares some similarities, including a formerly important salt industry and a neighboring town of Salina. The city has functioned as a major crossroads over the last two centuries, first between the Erie Canal and its branch canals, then of the...more

Syracuse Economy

Syracuse's economy has faced challenges over the past decades as industrial jobs have left the area. The number of local and state government jobs also have been declining for several years. Syracuse's top employers are now primarily in education and in the service industry. University Hill is Syracuse's fastest growing neighborhood, fueled by expansions by Syracuse University and Upstate Medical University, as well as dozens of small medical office complexes. Top employers The top employers in the Syracuse region and the size of their workforce, as of January 1, 2006: * Syracuse University: 7,371 * State University of New York Upstate Medical University: 6,400 * National Grid: 4,989 * Wegmans Food Markets: 4,717 * Oneida Nation and Oneida Nation Enterprises: 4,700 * St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center: 3,307 * Magna International: 3,000 * Verizon Communications: 2,750 * Penn Traffic Company: 2,700 * Lockheed Martin Corp.: 2,350 * Loretto: 2,204 Bristol-Myers Squibb, founded by...more

Syracuse Careers

Among the most common occupations in Syracuse are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 22%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in Syracuse, New York work for companies, 14 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Syracuse Industries

The leading industries in Syracuse, New York are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 26%; Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 12%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Syracuse job listings indicate that the following industries in Syracuse are hiring the most workers:

Syracuse Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Syracuse, New York is $31,385, and the median income of households in Syracuse was $25,935.

Average Salaries in Syracuse, NY

Syracuse, NY


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

Syracuse Employment Statistics

Population of Syracuse
Total population 132,495
Male 47.99%
Female 52.01%
Median age 30.9
Syracuse Housing
Owner-occupied homes 41.0%
Median cost of a home $75,200
Median mortgage payment $535
Renter-occupied homes 59.0%
Vacant housing 13.3%
Median monthly rent $588
Average Income
Median for all workers $20,565
Median for all male full-time $33,363
Median for all female full-time $29,407
Household Income
Less than $10,000 22%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 11%
$35,000 to $49,999 13%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 30%
Some college, no degree 16%
Associate's degree 10%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 47%
Currently married 29%
Separated 5%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 11%
White 63%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 5%
Other 3%
Syracuse Commute
Carpool 12.3%
Public transportation 8.0%
Average travel time 18 minutes