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Understand the Job Market

Whether you are looking to find a job immediately, or researching career options, labor market information can guide you. Change in employment projections show you what is hot, and what is not. Annual job listings shows you hiring trends in the last year.

Job market information

Annual job listings

 

The number of job listings does not indicate the number of job openings, as employers will post a job in multiple places. It does, however, give you an idea of the relative need for people in that job title. Use this information to compare job titles and guide your search efforts. Job listings shown from July 2017 to June 2018.

 

OccupationJob ListingsTotal EmploymentAvg. Beginning SalaryAvg SalaryAvg. Experienced SalaryEducationWork ExperienceJob Training
OccupationJob ListingsTotal EmploymentAvg. Beginning SalaryAvg SalaryAvg. Experienced SalaryEducationWork ExperienceJob Training

 

 

Office of Research and Information

The New Jersey Office of Research and Information produces a multitude of reports about the New Jersey job market. You can research occupations, employment and wage data, employment projections, and employers.

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Explore careers

There are many job opportunities in New Jersey, but job openings are not the whole story. Research careers similar to your current work or begin a new path entirely utilizing our well researched information.

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Job Titles by Industry

Job titles can be found in many industries. See the charts below for details.

Sales Representatives by Industry
Software Developers by Industry
Retail Salespersons by Industry
Managers, All Other by Industry
General and Operations Managers
Physicians and Surgeons

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Heavy and Tractor Trailer Truck Drivers by Industry
Registered Nurses by Industry
Customer Service Representative by Industry
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
Physical Therapists
Computer Systems Analysts

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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Accountants and Auditors
Management Analysts by Industry
Sales Managers by Industry
Financial Managers
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand

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Marketing Managers by Industry
Computer Occupations, All Other by Industry
Human Resources Specialists by Industry
Medical and Health Services Managers by Industry
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers

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