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Top 15 Hot Jobs in Warren NJ

Updated on July 3, 2012
Artist Benjamin West: The Treaty of Penn with the Lenape (photos this page public domain).
Artist Benjamin West: The Treaty of Penn with the Lenape (photos this page public domain).

Best Places to Live

Warren Township is the 6th best Pace to Live in America, according to Money Magazine in 2009. It is a suburb not only of Newark NJ, but also of New York City, with 1000s of jobs available in the area..

Like the rest of northeastern USA, NJ was home first to the Naive Americans that discovered the continent approximately 12,000+ years ago. Warren was home to the Lenape nation from around 8,000 BC before it was settled by Europeans for farmland about 1720. By 1900, Warrren had become a resort to where the rich from New York City went to relax. Today, Warren is a mix of technology and farms, with 72 working farms actively producing agricultural plants and animals.

Warren was also important to the American Revolution, particularly in the Battle of Bunker Hill (see video below). In fact, Warren was named after General Joseph Warren, who died in that battle.

Battle of Bunker Hill

Top 20 Hiring Companies

  1. Kforce Professional Staffing
  2. Ajilon Professional Staffing
  3. Critical Connection
  4. Robert Half Finance & Accounting U.S.
  5. Saint Barnabas Medical Center
  6. Medical Connections
  7. AT&T
  8. Morristown Memorial Hospital
  9. Merck
  10. Bayada Nurses
  11. IBM
  12. Princeton University
  13. Daiichi Sankyo - Pharmaceuticals
  14. Atlantic Health
  15. Somerset Medical Center
  16. MetLife
  17. Merrill Lynch
  18. Covance
  19. Marriott
  20. RMS Computer Corporation


Top 15 Job Listings

The jobs listed in bold print are among those on official state and local projections for highest growth jobs in Warren-Newark to 2016.

  1. Dentists
  2. Dental Assistants
  3. Occupational Therapists
  4. Physical Therapists
  5. Front Desk Clerks and Receptionists
  6. Independent Beauty Consultants - contractors
  7. Certified Dental Assistants
  8. Registered Nurses (RNs) - General Nursing and Pediatrics
  9. Patient Services Techs
  10. Retail Wireless Customer Service
  11. Sales Associates/Salespersons
  12. Financial Analysts
  13. Senior and Staff Accountants
  14. Java Developers
  15. Other Software Engineers

Other Top Jobs

  • Project Managers
  • Controllers
  • Certified Home Health Aides
  • Merchandising Staff
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Bank Tellers
  • Financial Consultants
  • Store Managers and Assistant Managers
  • Tax Professionals - CPAs and trained preparation specialists.

Employment Projections to 2016

The forecasted most quickly increasing job categories are presented below, but they are different than in many other metropolitan areas in the US.

Three categories, Numbers 1,5, and 12 are all about mental health and communty & social services in the Warren-Newark metro area. This may be because any or all of the following events:

  1. Increasing population size,
  2. Increasing incidence of problems,
  3. Increasing effectiveness of mental health and social services systems to recognize and address problems,

Part of Downtown and Urban Revitalization procedures in successful and fat growing cities and towns is to put into place adequate education preschooll-adult, mental health systems, substance abuse services, and social/community services. These can reduce crime and other negative events in the city or town as a whole and bring a fresh image that draws additional business and residents.

  1. Social and Human Service Assistants
  2. Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers
  3. Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Level (College Level)
  4. Agricultural Workers
  5. Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
  6. Computer Software Engineers
  7. Concierges - Hotels, conference centers, and personal
  8. Personal Financial Advisors
  9. Financial Analysts
  10. Athletes and Sports Competitors - This category in particular differs than in other cities and states.
  11. Makeup Artists - entertainment venues.
  12. Community and Social Service Specialists
  13. Physician Assistants
  14. Medical Assistants
  15. Radiation Therapists

Sports Opportunities

Physical therapists and physical therapy assistants, as well as othe rhealthcare professionals, are needed in a sports medicine or sports team atmosphere in the Warren-Newark area.

Various local School Boards often need coaching and assisting staff people,

The National Basketball Association advertises positions in Warren-Newark on

Local Hospitals

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

At least 4,861 hospitals nationwide were examined and evaluated and the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital scored in the list of top hospitals in heart care and heart surgery, cancer treatment and prevention, and respiratory disorder treatment. This was achieved after a through investigation performed by the well known U.S.News & World Report’sin a 2009 nationwide ranking best hospitals in America. Further, this institution has been on the list for three years.

The hospital is well known for its robotic heart surgery and Level I Trauma Care facility.

Located in nearby New Brunswick, the hospital and medical university have attracted new residents and business, helping to create an 84% increase in job listings in the city over the last year.

For jobs at the New Brunswick site of this organization, search at RWJ Jobs.

Robert Woods Johnson Jobs and Health

Saint Barnabas Health Care System

The Saint Barnabas Medical Center is that state's oldest nonprofit, non-sectarian hospital. Well known for robotic surgeries, transplants, and a joint insitute, this hospital has contributed to the local economy by supplying increasing numbers of jobs and drawing new talent to the area.

Local job openings can be searched at Saint Barnabas Careers.

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      9 years ago from Windermere, FL

      Thanks for the informative Hub. Don White

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      9 years ago

      Nice info! :)

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      9 years ago from Tampa, FL

      I grew up in Warren, NJ and it illustrates how NJ can be touted The Garden State. A great town 30 miles away from one of the best cities - NY. What's not to love?

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