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Rochester, NY Employment Information

Rochester, New York Overview

Regarded as the birthplace of amateur photography, Rochester, New York is frequently called the "World's Image Center" or "Kodak Town." George Eastman established Eastman Kodak in Rochester in 1900, and his photographic legacy lives on in the city today. Many TV shows and movies, including Spiderman 2, have been filmed in Rochester, which also houses a world-renowned museum of photography and film.

The city also boasts several esteemed academic institutions, including the University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology, both prestigious research centers. Arts, entertainment, and fine dining abound in Rochester. The city has a festival of some kind happening almost every weekend of the year, along with acclaimed dance and musical groups and abundant culinary offerings.

Education, retail, and health care account for the most jobs in Rochester, NY. The cost of living in the city is surprisingly low, at 10 percent below the national average. The median household income in Rochester is $53,119, and the median home price is $124,900. Rochester home prices rose by 1.5 percent in 2013.

Rochester Job Opportunities

Rochester ranks 48th on Forbes' list of the best U.S. cities for business and careers. The University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital is the biggest employer for Rochester jobs, employing 22,500 people. With 2,900 positions, nurses represent the single largest block of employees, but physician, nurse practitioner and physician assistant jobs in Rochester are also common.

Wegmans, a grocery chain, is the city's second largest employer for Rochester jobs, with 13,582 employees, over 7,000 of whom are part time. Next is Rochester General Health System, with 8,200 employees, and Xerox, with 6,300 Rochester, NY jobs. Rounding out the top five largest employers in Rochester is the Rochester City School District, with 5,574 employees, over 55 percent of whom are educators (e.g., teachers, librarians etc.).

Rochester Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Rochester in July 2015 was 8.7 percent, which was higher than the national average of 6.2 percent and the New York average of 6.6 percent. In 2013, a growth of 0.5 percent occurred for jobs in Rochester, but it's expected to experience growth of 1.6 percent in 2014. Despite these numbers, Rochester still ranks in Forbes' top 100 U.S. cities for job growth.

Those who struggle finding work in Rochester may try searching in surrounding cities, as they tend to have lower unemployment rates. For example, job seekers might look for jobs in Syracuse, NY, which has an unemployment rate of 7.9 percent.

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Rochester, NY
POSITION PROFILE: This is a second shift position. Hours will be Monday through Friday from 4pm - 12:30am. Responsible for operating high volume print machinery used to print technical training materials and course ware. This position is perfect for the person with a great attitude and eagerness to learn, who is able and eager to work with a small team, and has a positive work ethic and natural ...
Rochester, NY
. Adecco is hiring a Electro-Mechanical Technician. This is a Direct Hire Job located in Rochester, New York. My client is a global high speed manufacturing company that has doubled production to over 100 million units of product annually. As a member of the Maintenance Team you will be responsible for diagnosing, installing, maintaining, and repairing all facility and operating electrical circui...
Rochester, NY
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Rochester, NY
Your job, as a Client Service Associate, is to enhance the client experience by servicing clients and providing operational and administrative support to Financial Advisors. Your knowledge of firm policy, procedures and technology allows you to interface with clients and prospective clients, anticipate their needs, resolve their problems, and follow through to provide exceptional service. You perf...
RELIANT COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, with locations in Monroe, Ontario, and Wayne Counties of New York state is seeking experienced candidates for a SeniorMortgage Originator to work within our business territory. Position Summary: Responsible for developing and originating residential mortgage business at the credit union andachieving defined mortgage production goals. This includes establis...
Rochester, NY
. Adecco is hiring a Production Supervisor. This is a Direct Hire Job located in Rochester, New York. If you want to work for a global lean six sigma company that is growing, have automotive experience and a minimum of 3 years managing a staff of 20 people, please apply now to *****. Job Essentials: Responsible for the supervision of 20 employees Ensuring the Health and Saf...
Rochester, NY
Yoh has severalcontractopportunities forElectronic Assemblersto join our client in Rochester, NY. What You'll Be Doing: - As an assembler you will follow engineered assembly process and maintain consistent quality and productivity levels. - Perform hand soldering on electronic assemblies and circuit cards - perform a wide a variety of electronic or electro-mechanical assembly operations on pri...
ComTec Solutions is a Business Technology Services company specializing in IT Managed Services with a niche market in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system sales, implementation, and support. We are seeking an IT Services Managerto provide overall direction and guidance to the IT Services department with the purpose of supporting Customers in obtaining their goals and objectives. This is a wo...
Rochester, NY
Job Description: The primary purpose of this position is to increase customer satisfaction, loyalty and utilization of pharmacy and clinical services by effectively promoting and selling services provided by Rite Aid inside and outside of assigned store. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and applicable laws. The associate is r...
Position performs scheduled preventative maintenance and necessary repairs to automobiles, trucks (light and heavy), vans and forklifts. Disassembles and overhauls motors, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, electrical systems, and all other assemblies. Position works with a high degree of independence. This position requires that you have your own tools.Position also requires a number of physical...
Rochester, NY
City: Rochester State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 14624 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisiti...
Rochester, NY
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Rochester, NY
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Rochester, NY
Description Cricket Wireless is a simple, smart, make-your-day-better wireless experience for anyone who wants first-class nationwide wireless service at a value price, with no annual contract. Cricket is available nationwide at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at http://www.cricketwireless.com/ . Want to join a dynamic wireless company where your ideas and talents ...
Rochester, NY
City: Rochester State: New York Postal/Zip Code: 14624 Allied Building Products, a division of Oldcastle, is a national independent distributor specializing in commercial & residential exterior and interior building materials with over 200 locations from Hawaii to Boston. The company was founded in 1950 as a small family-operated business focusing on the metro NY/NJ region and through acquisiti...
Rochester, NY
Opto-Mechanical Engineer into the Precision Optics Group in Rochester, NY. This individual will provide designs, develop, and analyze all aspects of opto-mechanical assemblies. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to design and analyze components for opto-mechanical assemblies. The selected candidate will perform the following duties: • Design, fabrication and assembly of opto-mechanical ...
Rochester, NY
Company Introduction Since 2006, HubPages has been the preeminent online writing community for bloggers and freelance writers to realize the full lifetime value of their writing. Over 220,000 writers and bloggers have published over 1 million informative, useful articles (.Hubs.) on HubPages to date. On HubPages, you own your Hubs (you're free to publish and unpublish as you please), in contrast ...
Rochester, NY
C.R. England is looking for entry level Truck Drivers, if you do not have a Class A license not to worry – We will help train you, and place you…Guaranteed! Become a Class A CDL Truck Driver with C.R. England! At C.R. England, we have had successful Truck Drivers from various industries and job types. Whether you are currently working in Construction, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Security, Transpo...
Rochester, NY
Description: Position Description: Energize your career with one of Healthcare's fastest growing companies. You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it's a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world's leading Healthcare ...
rochester, NY
CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER - CSM The Client Services Manager is a seasoned business professional who has demonstrated the ability to build senior level relationships and manage large, complex service programs. The Client Services Manager provides leadership and direction for the client program, setting and meeting customer objectives for the delivery of Integron services. This position will have...

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