search within
search within
include
population
score by
home / rent price

Places With The Best Employment In New York 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score84
  • North Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,420
83
  • Scarsdale, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,684
  • For anyone who is considering moving to Scarsdale, New York, let me just say YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE! I have been living in Scarsdale for 16 years now, and I plan to live out the rest of my days right
75
  • Lawrence, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,526
81
  • Cold Spring Harbor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,055
83
  • Irvington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,559
73
  • West Point, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,606
83
  • Syosset, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,232
  • During the years I've lived in Syosset, I gotta say that it is a relatively easy going place. I know people typically get an idea about New York, but here in Syosset it feels like you are in your own
73
  • Woodbury CDP, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,549
83
  • Briarcliff Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,732
83
  • Jericho, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,730
  • If you're going to be in the Jericho, NY area soon, you'll thoroughly enjoy your time there, since you and your family won't run out of fun things to do and see. The NYCB Theater at Westbury is a
85
  • Rye, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,949
  • If you are looking for a wonderful place to call home, you won't find a much better place than Rye. This beautiful town has it all: excellent schools, lots of jobs and nice housing, neighborhoods that
82
  • East Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,072
82
  • Setauket-East Setauket, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,174
  • I don’t know about living in East Setauket. The residential costs are expensive and the rent there is pricey unless you could afford the extra payments. Despite the liabilities of living there I like
81
  • Wantagh, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,490
  • Wantagh is often called the bridge to Jones Beach and this is one of the major benefits of living here. Simply take a ten minute drive down Wantagh parkway and you are at Jones Beach, one of the premier
76
  • Kings Point, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,140
82
  • Greenville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,114
83
  • Pelham, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,996
77
  • North Wantagh, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,856
  • As Long Island towns go, North Wantagh has some of the best features of any town. It is extremely convenient for beach going and is the entryway to Jones Beach, a world class beach, and also sits right
82
  • West Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,163
82
  • Old Bethpage, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,439
78
  • Melville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,320
  • Melville is unique as goes Long Island towns; while Long Island is a suburban community that is mainly supported by New York City and the excessive demand for workers, Melville has an extensive
80
  • Garden City, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,531
  • Garden City is a little bit of Manhattan right in the middle of Long Island. Only 35 minutes to Manhattan by train, but without a direct train line, Garden City is conveniently located for commuters and
82
  • Plainview, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,087
  • Plainview is an historic town with lots of interactive and fun activities for the entire family. Whether you want to be outdoors, find great places to eat or look for unique forms of entertainment,
75
  • Dix Hills, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,403
  • Dix Hills is one thing, and that’s a great place to call home. When the cost of living in New York City just seems to have no limits, I’ve found a lot of my friends moving out to find a place that fits a
78
  • North Merrick, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,337
  • I have been living in North Merrick for over 20 years. There are grocery stores, shopping stores, and little coffee hangouts close around. The town of North Merrick is small but it is very close to other
81
  • Mount Sinai, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,362
  • I've been living in Mount Sinai New York for the past 7 years and have enjoyed the small town culture here and the close proximity to the beach so I've been able to enjoy boating and jet skiing on many a
81
  • Woodmere, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,554
  • All in all, Woodmere, NY is a nice, quiet, enjoyable place to live just outside of New York City where you can enjoy nature and still have a lot of access to all of the perks of the Big Apple nearby. I
82
  • Pelham Manor, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,564
78
  • Bayville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,745
80
  • Garden City Park, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,179
74
  • Huntington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,942
  • I grew up here and lived most of my childhood in Huntington. It is the epitome of snobby, self centered, and overrated New York. I am so happy that I moved away and will never return to this "cold"
80
  • North New Hyde Park, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,374
  • North New Hyde Park is a town in western Suffolk with great shopping, convenient access to Manhattan, and other major benefits. It is a nice town to live in but has the negative of being a bit crowded
81
  • Sea Cliff, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,069
81
  • North Massapequa, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,493
  • North Massapequa is perfectly located for commuting to Manhattan on the Long Island Railroad, and also enjoying the suburban life of the island with its plentiful parks and beaches. Much of North
77
  • East Islip, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,853
  • East Islip, New York is a great area to live. It has been ranked in the 53rd percentile for livability. The weather is mostly sunny and has an average summer temperature of around 71 degree fahrenheit.
81
  • Stony Brook, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,437
  • Stony brook is a nice Long Island town that is well known for the SUNY university in the town which is one of the leading science schools in the country. The town of Stony brook is much more than just a
78
  • Tappan, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,913
75
  • Lake Grove, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,206
  • I've been a resident of Lake Grove, New York for 37 years now. Unlike many areas of our fine state, life here is laid-back, unrushed, and peaceful, with just enough of the city life mixed in to keep
77
  • Massapequa, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,820
  • The Massapequa area is defined rather loosely and includes a Massapequa town, the Park, and North and East Massapequa. The town, or towns, encompass the Massapequa school district which is one of the
77
  • East Moriches, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,272
80
  • Plainedge, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,040
75
  • Wading River, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,742
82
  • Roslyn Heights, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,899
81
  • Port Washington, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,925
  • As an affluent member of society, you will fit right in here at Port Washington. I'm telling you this place is magnificent, you have the Sands Point Golf Club, The Village Club, The Harbor Links Golf
77
  • Fort Salonga, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,835
72
  • Mineola, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,071
  • Mineola is in a great location because it is home to a major transfer point for buses and trains. The neighborhood has all of the amenities that you need—a hospital, a supermarket, pubs and fast food
80
  • Babylon, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,130
  • Babylon is well known to many due to the presence of a major Long Island Railroad named after it. While this shouldn’t be ignored, as it adds some major benefits and convenience to commuters, it is
81
  • Harris Hill, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,761
79
  • Pleasantville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,134
73
  • Manorville, NY
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,885
  • Manorville, New York is one of those places you don't expect to find but you always hope for when you're looking for a place to settle down and call home. Living in Manorville for the past 6 years, I've

Employment is a key factor when considering your relocation options in New York. Ensuring that there are plenty of high paying jobs in your new city plays an important part in deciding where you want to relocate to. Using our unique algorithm and multiple data points, we came up with the best cities in New York for employment and jobs. Relocating is stressful enough, knowing that you are choosing a city with good job opportunities should at least alleviate some of that stress!

Listed above are New York cities with the best employment and job opportunities with a population over 5,000. These cities have a mix of low unemployment rates as well as high median income and income per capita. Unemployment rates continue to fall and hiring is up, so the rest will depend on which city you choose to relocate to. This list will help to ensure that the city you select has strong job opportunities.

To narrow down the list of the best cities with the strongest job market in New York, you can modify the filters at the top of the page. Start by selecting cities or neighborhoods, city size (population) and home/rental prices. You can also filter using additional categories like: amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing and weather to ensure that the matching cities meet all of your needs.