ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel
  • »
  • Travel and Places»
  • Visiting North America»
  • United States

Finance And Healthcare Jobs In New Jersey, Home Of Thomas Edison

Updated on November 28, 2015
Patty Inglish, MS profile image

Ms. Inglish is an award-winning Employment & Training pro with regional records and tens of thousands placed into gainful employment.

Glenmont, The Thomas A. Edison Home and National Park

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Historic Thomas Edison home is New Jersey.
Historic Thomas Edison home is New Jersey.
Historic Thomas Edison home is New Jersey. | Source

Inventor Thomas Alva Edison and his staff worked to perfect electric car batteries in the early 1900s and built a few electric cars. He was convinced it was the Car of the Future. His wife agreed, the Detroit Electric being her favorite model. You can see electric cars at the Edison namesake national park.

Thomas Edison National Historical Park

show route and directions
A markerThomas Edison National Historical Park -
Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main St, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
get directions

B markerEdison National Historic Site, Glenmont Estate, Honeysuckle Avenue, West Orange NJ -
Honeysuckle Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052, USA
get directions

New Jersey today are are dominated by Veterinary Services and the human Healthcare Industry. Science Education and Research are also important high demand employment areas.

Fastest Growing Jobs In New Jersey, USA

The Top 20 Fast-Growing Jobs in New Jersey to 2016 are dominated by Veterinary Services and the Healthcare Industry.

Other top high demand positions include work in interviewing and research, political science, religion, education, farming, and business management for athletes and performers.

Home health aides, medical assistants, dental assistants, and preschool teachers are the most-employed occupations in New Jersey. These job titles keep the most people in the state employed.

Largest Growth Fields:

  • Healthcare,
  • Insurance and Financial Products,
  • Group Homes,
  • Pharmaceuticals,
  • Education,
  • Gaming,
  • Government,
  • Transportation,
  • Ammunition,
  • Telecommunications,
  • Employment Services, and
  • Building Products.

According to the state government, the Top 10 Business Sectors in the state with the largest employee pools in New Jersey include:

  1. Health Care and Social Assistance - 16 Million+
  2. Retail Trade - 15 Million+
  3. Manufacturing - 14 Million
  4. Education Services - 11.5 Million
  5. Accommodation and Food Services - 10 Million
  6. Administrative & Support and Waste Management & Remediation Services - 8 Million
  7. Construction - 7.4 Million
  8. Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services - 7 Million
  9. Public Administration - 7 Million
  10. Finance and Insurance - 6 Million

Cities Advertising the Most Jobs

  1. Jersey City
  2. Newark - Close to NYC as well, with access to those jobs.
  3. Princeton
  4. Edison
  5. Cherry Hill
  6. Parsippany
  7. Mount Laurel
  8. Paramus
  9. Bridgewater
  10. Trenton

A New Jersey Cranberry Harvest

New Jersey is one of th eTop Three States in cranberry production. Cranberries are known for their health properties.
New Jersey is one of th eTop Three States in cranberry production. Cranberries are known for their health properties.

Top Job Listers in Finance and Insurance

  1. Bank of America
  2. JPMorgan Chase
  3. Citigroup
  4. United Planning Group
  5. MetLife
  6. Prudential

Top Healthcare Employers Listing Jobs

  1. Medical Connections
  2. Johnson & Johnson
  3. Bayada Nurses
  4. Genesis Healthcare
  5. Saint Barnabas Health Care
  6. Bristol-Myers Squibb

High Demand Finance Jobs

  1. Project Managers
  2. Business Analysts
  3. Java Developers
  4. Software Engineers
  5. Financial Advisor - Investments
  6. Financial Analysts
  7. Administrative Assistants
  8. Financial Analysts
  9. Account Executives
  10. Insurance Agents - The Affordable Care Act brought business to healthcare insurance plans and agencies across the nation.

High Demand Health Jobs

  1. Physical Therapists
  2. Occupational Therapists
  3. Physical Therapy Assistants
  4. Physical Therapy Aides
  5. Occupational Therapy Assistants
  6. Registered Nurses (RNs) - includes Travel Nursing
  7. Sales Representatives of health related goods and services
  8. Administrative Assistants
  9. Medical Assistants and Physician('s) Assistants
  10. Nursing support staff

Jobs For Veterans In Newark

During November 2015, a consistent 90,000+ job listings appeared for work in New Jersey. Over 30,000 listings were for Truck Drivers with CDL licenses.

Major Trucking and Transport Companies Needing Drivers and Mechanics

  1. USA Truck
  2. US Xpress
  3. Swift Transportation
  4. CRST, all divisions
  5. Hogan Transportation
  6. Celadon
  7. Navajo Express
  8. Watkins Shepard

Driving and Delivery Jobs

Prudential, using the Rock of Gibraltar as its logo, is one of the largest, oldest, and most trusted insurance and financial products companies in America.

The Prudential Center

Playing field of the New Jersey Devils Hockey and the New Jersey Nets Basketball organizations.
Playing field of the New Jersey Devils Hockey and the New Jersey Nets Basketball organizations.

Business Highlight Of Prudential


This well known insurance and financial products corporation offers the following products as well as others for individuals, families, and businesses:

  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Care
  • Annuities
  • Retirement Accounts
  • Investments
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Planning for Women

The company also offers a wide array of products suitable for small and large businesses. In particular, institutional investments are a specialty, including:

  • Equity
  • Fixed Income
  • Private Fixed Income
  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Mortgages
  • Real Esate Investing

Employment Opportunities and benefits programs are available at:

Prudential Careers

Prudential Answers Your Questions

On the Prudential website, you can also easily request answers to a number of financial questions and receive free rate quotes, such as:

  • auto insurance quotes
  • life insurance quotes
  • term life insurance
  • homeowners insurance
  • commercial auto insurance
  • commercial property insurance
  • commercial liability insurance
  • motorcycle insurance
  • renter's insurance

Higher Education In New Jersey

Healthcare and Research:

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey is one of the Top 20 Employers in New Jersey. Branch Campuses are located at:

Other major research universities located in New Jersey:

State colleges in New Jersey:

A number of community colleges and independent 4-year colleges are also located in the State of New Jersey. Vocational and technical education is offered by several institutions and online distance learning is available from many schools as well.

© 2007 Patty Inglish


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      niya!*) 6 years ago

      i luve new jersey sea side is the best..

    • profile image

      Greg Billings 8 years ago

      Great facts and statistics here. I wouldn't have guess them in such an order. Amazing find. Thanks!

    • Patty Inglish, MS profile image

      Patty Inglish 10 years ago from North America

      Thanks for the comments!

    • Joey Gallo 667 profile image

      Joey Gallo 667 10 years ago from Jersey City

      i do. thumbs up!

    • Joey Gallo 667 profile image

      Joey Gallo 667 10 years ago from Jersey City