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How to Find Hot Jobs in Scarsdale

Updated on February 6, 2013

During the first quarter of 2011, Bloomberg BusinessWeek analysts announced that the Village of Scarsdale NY was the #20 Wealthiest Town out of the top 25 in America. Previously, in April 2010, Money Magazine found Scarsdale the Number Two town in the US for high median houseold income at $219,317. Overall, Scarsdale has been one of the wealthier communities in the US for some time.

Located approximately 25 miles north of the western end of Long Island and 19 miles from Grand Central Station, Scarsdale is close enough for a commute to NYC and the large numbers of jobs posted there. According to Sperling's Best Places, 38% of the residents that commute use mass transit or car pooling.

Though much of the community is upscale, the business market is diverse enough to offer adult education and enrichment programs within the city limits, along with tutoring programs for K-12. An annual Westchester Festival of Arts celebrated its first year in 2010 and a years community-wide sidewalk sale has been successful for some time.

Home prices during Spring 2011, according to Trulia, include a wide range of $99,000 to $12.75 Million and median of $799,000, down from $876,740 in 2010, and down from $1.34 Million in 2008 according to the New York TImes.

Of many famous and rich people from Scarsdale, two are very well known: Susan Lucci of All My Children and Linda McCartney (deceased), photpgrapher and wife of The Beatles' Paul McCartney.

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Of many famous and rich people from Scarsdale, two are very well known: Susan Lucci of All My Children and Linda McCartney (deceased), photographer and wife of The Beatles' Paul McCartney.

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Local Railroad Station

Photographed in 1988
Photographed in 1988 | Source

Village Center

The Village Center is a gathering place and retail hub in Scarsdale that celebrates the American Colonial Period in which it was founded (1701). A full service railroad station is at its center, making mass transit convenient. Shops in Tudor style architecture line the streets that are landscaped and maintained annually. Greenspaces are improved as needed and historic landmarks are preserved with the help of Neighborhood Associations and civic clubs.

As in many other American communities, Scarsdale is moving to mixed-use buildings and properties in its business district and this includes residential, entertainment, shopping, and greenspace close to public transport. Bike lanes and and instances of sustainability are fully supported. Farmers markets held throughout the year also help with local support and sustainability.

Since life-long education is important to the community, the local library and other groups are helping in developing and providing space for high school classes, wireless Internet (WI-FI), and a dedicated library kiosk in the Village Center. Even further developments are indicated under a state grant awarded to the library in 2011 for over $111,000. The main library building and programs are the favorites among many adults in Scarsdale.

A unique attraction is the construction from 2010 - 2012 under a comprehensive Village Center plan from 1990 and 2009 that will provide affordable workforce housing to law enforcement officers, teachers, and others needed in Scarsdale in addition to new retail shops. Senior Citizens and rail commuters are also welcomed to this housing area. New construction is part of an ongoing development of mixed-use properties and nearby White Plains NY is home to half-a-dozen large shpping malls as well.

Yonkers Science Barge

The Yonkers Science Barge is a large science museum n a ship in th water at Yonkers NY.  USA. On shipboard is am urban farm thatis run by a sustainable development group called Groundwork Hudson Valley ( see links above).


Scarsdale Youth Employment Program


the Scarsdale Youth Employment Service is backed by the local Scarsdale High School PTA and helps Senior Citizens that require help with yard work, home maintenance, and snow shoveling. The local phone number is 723-7343 for Senior Citizens to call and register their jobs. Through the academic year the Y.E.S. Office is open M - F 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and during summer months, it is open for a complete 6 weeks. All this helps Seniors stay in their homes and provides work for supervised high school students.

Employment Market

Approximately 222,000 jobs are listed for the Scarsdale market area in Spring 2011. Job listings increased from March 2010 - January 2011 and decreased slightly to February. A sl;ight increase then occurred in March 2011.


  1. Java Developers
  2. Sales Associates
  3. Administrative and Executive Assistants
  4. Account Executives and Managers
  5. Registered Nurses- Licensed RNs
  6. Physical and Occupational Therapists
  7. First-line Supervisors
  8. Sales Representatives
  9. Directors
  10. Financial Analysts
  11. Sales Managers
  12. Financial Advisors
  13. Senior Accountants is a major job search and employment trending engine on the Internet and its headquarters is located near Scarsdale, in Stamford, Connecticut.

177 Broad Street, 6th Floor

Stamford CT ‎ 06901-2048

Stamford Railroad Station

Photographed in 1983
Photographed in 1983 | Source

Top Hiring Companies

  1. JPMorgan Chase
  2. IBM
  3. Deloitte
  4. Ernst & Young
  5. PricewaterhouseCoopers
  6. Morgan Stanley
  7. Citigroup
  8. Bank of America
  9. Accenture
  10. A & P Supermarkets
  11. Cybercoders
  12. Michael Page International
  13. Columbia University
  14. Bloomberg
  15. American Express

In addition to these major companies, other firms are advertising substantial numbers of jobs and these include the Smithsonian Institution in New York, Showtime, CBS, several healthcare systems, and Cooper-Hewitt.


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