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Percentage Change in Selected Population

Age Groups: 2002 - 2012
Newark Labor Demand Region The region’s overall population will increase
New Entrants
(15-24 years) Older Workers
(45-64 years)
by 6.7 percent, slower than the state’s 8.1
22.5% percent growth rate, from 4,336,600 in
21.0%
2002 to 4,626,200 in 2012.
Retirees
(65 years+)

All Ages
9.9%
The number of persons 45-64 years old
6.7%
will grow substantially while the 25-44 age
group will decline due to the baby boom-to-
baby bust effect.
-8.2%
Primary
Working Age
Senior citizens will account for 12.9 percent
(25-44 years)
of the region’s total residents, lower than the
statewide proportion of 13.8 percent. Newark City One-Stop Career Center Services
Through our partners, the Newark City Workforce Investment Board (WIB) offers a
full menu of services to the community.
At our One-Stop Career Centers, we bring job seekers together with potential employers by
Labor Force Growth By Race, Sex and Labor Force providing easy access to a wide variety of job and career information services.
Hispanic Origin: 2002 - 2012
Newark Labor Demand Region The region’s labor force will grow slower Services are provided through:
By Sex By Race than the state average of 10.5 percent, • One-on-one consultations
• Group programs and activities
Male Multiracial* 6% White
increasing by 8.3 percent from 2,234,300 in
9% • Self-directed efforts
46% 54% 22% Black 2002 to 2,419,900 in 2012. • Training programs and business consultations.
63%
Female Other
Nonwhites will make up an overwhelming Services for businesses include:
• Employee recruitment
By Hispanic Origin majority (91%) of the labor force growth. • Skill testing for job applicants
Non-Hispanic • Job training programs
30% Hispanics are expected to account for a • Access to financial assistance for skill training
70% Hispanic
larger portion (70%) of labor force growth • Information on business, industry and economic trends.
than non-Hispanics. Services to job seekers include:
• Job listings
• Job search assistance
• Consultation on and access to training and education programs
• Information on employment, wages and economic trends
• Workshops in employment skills and support
• Unemployment insurance benefits.
To find out more, call 973-648-3370.

RP-27.N (2005)
Projected Industry Growth: 2002 - 2012 Top Ten Industry Job Newark Labor Demand Region High Skill
Newark Labor Demand Region Demand Jobs
Generators
Total All Industries 241,550
Annual Average Job Openings
1. Administrative and Support 2002-2012 2003 Registered Nurses
Professional and Business Services 84,900
Services Occupation Total Growth
Replace-
ments
Middle
Wage Range ($)
Education/
Training General and Operations
Educational and Health Services 72,600 2. Professional and Technical Retail Salespersons 2,980 640 2,340 $7.80 - 13.70 Low
Managers
Transportation, Trade and Utilities 46,200 Services Cashiers 2,890 580 2,310 $6.50 - 9.40 Low

3. Ambulatory Health Care
Laborers & Freight, Stock & Material Movers, Hand
Registered Nurses
2,060
1,830
170
990
1,900
840
$7.70 - 13.10
$23.65 - 33.65
Low
High
Accountants and Auditors
Leisure and Hospitality 14,750
Services Combined Food Preparation & Serving Workers, Incl. Fast Food 1,810 530 1,280 $6.45 - 8.85 Low
Financial Activities 14,600 Janitors & Cleaners, Ex. Maids & Housekeeping Cleaners 1,660 750 900 $7.30 - 13.25 Low
4. Social Assistance Office Clerks, General 1,580 300 1,280 $9.30 - 15.20 Low
Public Sector, With Public Education 14,050 5. Food Services and Drinking Waiters & Waitresses
Child Care Workers
1,340
1,250
300
530
1,050
720
$6.55 - 11.95
$6.65 - 10.15
Low
Low
Mid-Level Skill
Places
Other Services 13,950
6. Local Government Educational
Stock Clerks & Order Fillers
Customer Service Representatives
1,220
1,150
0
630
1,220
520
$8.10 - 14.45
$12.15 - 18.90
Low
Low
Demand Jobs
Construction 10,200 Packers & Packagers, Hand 1,070 480 590 $6.65 - 10.10 Low
Services Sales Representatives, Ex. Technical & Scientific Products 1,040 310 730 $17.90 - 37.15 Low
General & Operations Managers 950 380 570 $37.65 - N.A. High
Information 1,850
7. Nursing and Residential Care Receptionists & Information Clerks 860 450 410 $8.95 - 13.40 Low Office Supervisor
Security Guards 850 340 510 $8.10 - 12.95 Low
Mining -50 Facilities Business Operations Specialists, All Other 840 480 360 $19.10 - 34.85 High Medical Secretaries
Secretaries, Ex. Legal, Medical & Executive 830 0 830 $13.20 - 19.50 Low
Manufacturing -31,550 8. Merchant Wholesalers, Accountants & Auditors 810 390 420 $22.30 - 36.25 High Retail Sales Supervisors
Nondurable Goods Elementary School Teachers, Ex. Special Education
Teacher Assistants
800
750
160
380
650
370
$39,240 - 68,240*
$14,700 - 24,290*
High
Low
9. Membership Associations and Home Health Aides
Truck Drivers, Heavy & Tractor-Trailer
740
730
570
260
160
470
$8.70 - 10.40
$15.30 - 21.20
Low
Low
Organizations Bookkeeping, Accounting & Auditing Clerks 730 40 690 $12.70 - 19.45 Low

10. Hospitals
Secondary School Teachers, Ex. Special & Vocational Education
First-Line Supervisors/Mgrs. of Office & Admin. Support Workers
Medical Secretaries
720
670
660
240
60
320
480
610
340
$43,100 - 74,470*
$18.35 - 28.15
$11.65 - 15.95
High
Moderate
Moderate
Basic-Level Skill
Nursing Aides, Orderlies & Attendants
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
640
630
410
200
240
430
$9.85 - 12.85
$13.95 - 24.40
Low
Moderate
Demand Jobs
Computer Programmers 590 110 480 $26.40 - 39.60 High
Landscaping & Groundskeeping Workers 580 240 340 $8.65 - 13.60 Low
Food Preparation Workers 580 210 370 $7.60 - 11.05 Low
Tellers 570 60 510 $8.95 - 11.40 Low Retail Salespersons
Projected Annual Job Openings by Occupational Job Openings Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services
Management Analysts
520
510
330
350
190
150
$10.90 - 18.30
$27.45 - 57.90
Low
High Cashiers
Category: 2002 -2012 Police & Sheriff's Patrol Officers 480 170 310 $23.70 - 37.05 Moderate

Newark Labor Demand Region
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 460 350 110 $32.00 - 49.85 High Laborers and Freight, Stock
The most job openings are projected Medical Assistants 460 350 110 $10.70 - 16.15 Low
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession & Coffee Shop 460 80 380 $6.40 - 9.15 Low
and Material Movers
for the service and professional Maintenance & Repair Workers, General
Computer Systems Analysts
450
440
140
320
310
120
$12.85 - 21.85
$22.65 - 41.85
Moderate
High
Service Occupations 17,290 occupational groups. These two Executive Secretaries & Admin. Assistants
Electricians
430
410
80
180
360
230
$17.05 - 24.55
$22.45 - 39.50
Low
Moderate
Fitness Trainers & Aerobics Instructors 400 240 160 $10.20 - 19.85 Moderate
Professional and Related Occupations 16,860 groups will account for more than Computer Support Specialists 380 240 150 $17.70 - 28.10 High
Automotive Service Technicians & Mechanics 380 90 290 $12.10 - 22.20 Moderate
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 13,340
two out of every five job openings Financial Managers 380 180 190 $33.50 - 61.65 High
Securities, Commodities, & Financial Services Sales Agents 370 250 120 $21.15 - 45.00 High
between 2002 and 2012. Shipping, Receiving & Traffic Clerks 370 20 350 $9.90 - 16.35 Low
Sales and Related Occupations 10,090 Carpenters 360 140 220 $15.50 - 28.65 Moderate
* Annual Salary
7,980 N.A. - not available
Management, Business and Financial Occupations
Service occupations—for example, Numbers may not add due to rounding
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6,780 guards, food service workers, home
Production Occupations 3,750 health aides, and child care workers—
Construction and Extraction Occupations 2,650 are expected to provide an average of
Installation, Maintenance and Repair Occupations 2,530
17,290 job openings per year.
Farming, Fishing and Forestry Occupations 160

Newark Labor Demand Region covers Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Sussex, Union and Warren counties.