Troy Jobs

  • Sales Agent - Insurance (Experience Reqd)

    Farmer's Insurance - Troy, NY

    Are you looking to build a profitable business with the support of a prominent national brand? Are you ready to take control of your future and take advantage of an aggressive...

    from Farmer's Insurance - 5 days ago
  • Petroleum Supply Specialist - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Troy, NY

    Like all the vehicles on the road, the Army National Guard can't run without fuel. And it's the Petroleum Supply Specialist who makes sure we keep moving. As an Army National...

    from Army National Guard - 9 days ago
  • Experienced Truck Drivers - New 4¢ per Mile Increase

    Roehl Transport - Troy, NY

    Need another $5k in YOUR pocket?Heck Yeah! You may already know us as a top paying company— now we are the top paying company! We boosted pay in our Primary Commercial Zone! We...

    from Roehl Transport, Inc - 16 hours ago
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Troy, New York

Troy is a city in New York, USA and is the county seat of Rensselaer County. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 49,170; in 1910, the population was 76,813. The city is named after the legendary city of Troy. The motto of the city is "Ilium fuit, Troja est", meaning "Troy was, Troy is." The City of Troy is located on the western edge of the county and on the eastern banks of the Hudson River. Troy is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Russell Sage College, Hudson Valley Community College and the Emma Willard School, and was the hometown of Uncle Sam.

Troy Careers

Among the most common occupations in Troy are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 67 percent of workers in Troy, New York work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Troy Industries

The leading industries in Troy, New York are Educational, health and social services, 25%; Retail trade, 10%; and Public administration, 9%. Simply Hired's Troy job listings indicate that the following industries in Troy are hiring the most workers:

Troy Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Troy, New York is $28,110, and the median income of households in Troy was $29,844.

Average Salaries in Troy, NY

Troy, NY


According to our Troy Trends data, the number of Troy, New York jobs has decreased by 60% since July 2013.
Troy job trends

Troy Employment Statistics

Population of Troy
Total population 49,170
Male 49.49%
Female 50.51%
Median age 31.7
Troy Housing
Owner-occupied homes 40.1%
Median cost of a home $88,000
Median mortgage payment $661
Renter-occupied homes 59.9%
Vacant housing 13.4%
Median monthly rent $519
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,495
Median for all female full-time $25,724
Household Income
Less than $10,000 16%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 8%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 14%
High school graduate 32%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 39%
Separated 3%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 10%
White 82%
Black or African American 12%
Asian 4%
Other 3%
Troy Commute
Carpool 10.8%
Public transportation 6.6%
Average travel time 22 minutes