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Albany, NY Employment Information

Albany, New York Overview

The first European settlers came to Albany in 1614 and the city was officially chartered in 1686. Today, the city is on the west bank of the Hudson River and is the state capital of New York. The population of the city is around 97,856. The area is famous for The Egg, which is a performing arts building named for its elliptical shape, and for the New York State Museum, which is the largest and oldest state museum in the country.

Albany enjoys a cost of living that's 26.5 percent less than the rest of the state and 6.2 percent less than the rest of the country. Groceries and utilities are cheaper in Albany than the rest of the United States, and housing is much cheaper here too. The cost of a pizza is $8.00 in Albany, which is 13.9 percent lower than the national average, and the price of a cup of coffee in Albany is $3.89, which is 8.5 percent lower than the rest of the country.

Albany Job Opportunities

The majority of jobs in Albany are in the health care, education, and government sectors. As a result of these steady Albany, NY jobs, the city has, for the most part, made it through recent national economic recessions without harm. This is also why St. Peter's Hospital is one of the largest employers for Albany jobs, with over 12,500 workers. Other large health care employers in the area include Albany Medical Center Hospital, Glens Falls Hospital and Ellis Hospital. Additionally, Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation is a private company that employs around 2,600 at their Knolls Atomic Power Lab.

If candidates can't find jobs in Albany, NY they can also look for jobs in Schenectady, which is about 19 miles southeast of the capital. This town is home to many employers including hospitals, universities and a renewable energy center from General Electric.

Albany Employment Trends

As of August 2014, the unemployment rate in Albany was 5.2 percent. This is lower than the national unemployment rate of 6.1 percent and the New York state unemployment rate of 6.4 percent. In a one-year span, the largest growth for Albany jobs was in the natural resources, mining and construction sectors, which added 3,200 jobs. Plus, another 1,800 jobs were added in the education field and the healthcare field in Albany, NY. This is why, in 2012, Forbes ranked Albany number four on their list of Best Cities for Jobs.

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Albany, NY
Why Join Altec? If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We ...
Full-time position with benefits! Join Our Team as a Project Specialist in our Quality Improvement Department! Serves the Mission of the Center and the Quality Improvement Department by developing, implementing, and monitoring all aspects of the functions and administration of the department. Supports the Senior Director of Quality Improvement and the department by performing administrative, ope...
Lifestyle Publications is seeking highly motivated, sales background individuals to launch and run their own businesses within their local community. This is a chance for you to own, run and grow your own business as a Sales Director. Our Sales Directors receive full support and training. Our business model requires no need for knowledge within the publishing industry but would require strong sa...
Production Equipment Operator Job Description General Objective: CBN Secure Technologies Inc is seeking an experienced production equipment operator to operate laser engraving equipment and related systems, desktop card printers and associated quality control equipment in a high volume manufacturing environment. Responsibilities: Operation of laser engraving, desktop card printer and associat...
Albany, NY
OUTSIDE SALES CONSULTANT B2B UNCAPPED MONTHLY BONUS GREAT RESIDUALS 2-4 CONFIRMED APPOINTMENTS PROVIDED DAILY GAS BONUS on SELF- GENS WE PAY DAILY AS YOUR DEALS CLOSE RECESSION PROOF INDUSTRY In most sales organizations, prospecting can take up all of your time, limiting the amount of money you can earn. We not only provide our sales consultants with pre-set, daily appointments with qualifi...
Albany, NY
Welcome Wagon - Welcoming New Homeowners for over 86 years Control your income with uncapped commission and a flexible schedule by beginning an exciting career with Welcome Wagon! Welcome Wagon is a direct marketer of multi-media products that reach residential consumers on behalf of local merchants. We have a monthly distribution, with local markets throughout the nation. As our growth continue...
Our Client, a Large New York Based Long Term Care company with skilled nursing facilities located throughout New York Nursing Home Administrator LNHA Our Client is seeking an energetic, motivated, and results oriented Administrator with a passion for a consumer-driven model of service. Summary: The Administrator must lead and direct overall operations of the Nursing and Rehab facility in accor...
Albany, NY
Description Specialty CV Sales Professional The Specialty CV Sales Professional will reports to a District Sales Manager and primarily calls on Cardiologists. This position is responsible for identifying key players and decision makers in their territory. CV Sales Professionals are expected to possess a high level of product, competitive, customer and territory knowledge, as well as an entrepren...
Albany, NY
Managers - General, Sales, Service, Finance WE ARE HIRING FOR: • General Managers • Sales Managers • Finance and Insurance Managers • Service Managers Join America’s Leading Company for the RV Lifestyle! TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR OPPORTUNITIES, VISIT www.CampingWorldGoodSamJobs.com OR CALL 888.567.0423 GREAT BENEFITS! GREAT PAY! GREAT HOURS! NOW HIRING...
Business System Technician II-(15000608) Description General Summary Installs, maintains, repairs and is active in design and connectivity of telecommunication system equipment for business/enterprise customers. Handles routine and non-routine assignments. Communicates with customers regarding installation/repair. Promotes and sells company products and features based on customers’ needs. Prese...
Senior Java Engineer We are searching for a seasoned Senior Java Engineer / Architect to take on a leadership role within a team of Senior Java developers. This is a long term contract (12+ month) opportunity with a well respected company based in Albany, NY. You will be working on cutting edge technology and public facing applications!! This lead will assign tasks to team members, review code, ...
SITEWORK ESTIMATOR WANTED for growing commercial general contractor located in Albany, NY. This construction company performs both public and private work, design build and negotiated work. This Estimating position requires an organized individual that is self-motivated, attentive to detail, and a good communicator and leader. This company self-performs Sitework, Concrete, and Architectural work,...
Albany, NY
We have an opening for an outside sales representative near Albany, New York We are looking for a high quality sales person who wants to earn what they feel they are worth. A background in sales is an asset to this position but an entrepreneurial spirit and great work ethic is even more important. Candidates must be career-minded, hard working and goal oriented with a great personality and the co...
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Albany County SNAP Ed Social Media Educator Classification Title: Association Community Educator CCE of Albany County is seeking a full time (40 hours/week), experienced educator. The SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education) Social Media Educator works with the SNAP-Ed Project Manager and the SNAP-Ed nutrition team, in the planning, de...
Associate Account Merchandising Manager Assist in the development of account specific plan, key areas will include sales, market share, distribution, promotion, pricing, merchandising and financial management. Involved in the establishment and maintenance of customer relationships Participate in regular account planning sessions Collaborate with retail team to ensure complete and timely execut...
Albany, NY
Clipcentric is looking for smart and motivated sales professionals with 0-3 years of experience to join our sales team, working out of our Albany, NY office. We are looking for ambitious individuals with the ability to identify new business. The ideal person is a self-starter and hungry to prove their potential. In this position, you will be prospecting, consulting with, and qualifying local busin...
Molding Manager Report directly to Manufacturing Manager Ensure training of all molding production employees, including process technicians, on a regular basis. Ensure molds are processed to perform to the best of their ability. Ensure molding projects are executed according to schedule. Invent ways to increase efficiencies and quality, decrease scrap and improve working conditions. Design m...
Albany, NY
Applied Robotics, headquartered in Glenville New York is a leading provider of specialized end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions integrated into industrial robots and designed to bring greater speed, flexibility and efficiency to automation-based processes. Product sets comprising tool changers, collision sensors, grippers and other end effectors are engineered to serve a variety of market...
About Water Resource Technologies: Water Resource Technologies is a growing distribution company which focuses on sewer systems. Headquartered in Jacksonville, FL, we provide Sewage pumps and systems for municipalities, contractors, plumbers, etc. We are a growing company which promotes from within. Position description: We are looking for a full-time Territory Manager to be based in the Albany...
Are you an experienced Customer Service representative with excellent communication skills and a drive to advance your career? Do you want a work/life balance? Take advantage of our globally-ranked training programs to help you transition into a rewarding Sales career! Our Sales Agents come from various backgrounds and we have many successful Agents that do not have sales or insurance experience,...

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