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Top 5 Employers in New Jersey

By    |   Wednesday, 15 April 2015 03:19 PM

Thinking about relocating to the Garden State? Let's take a look at the employers in New Jersey that offer the state's most impressive number of job opportunities.

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1. Wakefern Foods

The biggest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States, Wakefern Foods is headquartered in Keasbey, New Jersey. Shop-Rite groceries is one of its largest operations. Wakefern operates more than 2.5 million square feet of grocery and warehousing space. 
According to Choose: New Jersey, Wakefern Foods employs a total of 36,000 people. 
They offer many types of employment opportunities in procurement, merchandise, warehousing and transportation to name a few. For more information, visit: 

2. Rutgers University

A leading university with more than 15,000 graduates from around the world, Rutgers University offers graduate programs in Newark, Camden, and New Brunswick. Rutgers has around 28,700 faculty members and more than 65,000 students. Rutgers University is currently developing a new website that contains job postings. Potential applications may begin to view available staff positions and selected faculty positions by visiting their website at: https://jobs.rutgers.edu/.

3. Barnabas Health

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One of the most prominent health care systems in the country, Barnabas Health provides medical treatments and services to more than 2 million patients a year. They employ 4,600 physicians and 18,200 others in a wide variety of different areas. Their network includes six acute care hospitals, two hospitals for children, a statewide behavioral health organization, ambulatory care, senior centers, women's health outlets, and home and hospice services.  View their available job listings by visiting: http://saintbarnabas.hodesiq.com/job_start.asp.

4. Wal-Mart Stores

One of the biggest retailers in the world, Wal-Mart is also one of New Jersey's top employers, with more than 17,400 workers. As of November 20, 2014, the average hourly wage for a full-time Wal-Mart associate in one of their stores was $13.41. As of 2014, Wal-Mart had 25 supercenters, 34 discount stores and 10 Sam's Club locations in the state of New Jersey. For more information about working for the Wal-Mart corporation in New Jersey, visit: http://jobs.walmart.com/new-jersey-jobs.

5. Verizon Communications

With a total of 15,800 employees, Verizon Communications holds New Jersey's No. 5 top employer spot. This large communications and technology corporation is recognized worldwide. Verizon participates in technology partnerships with nonprofit organizations in the areas of health care, sustainability and education.  For a list of Verizon job openings in New Jersey, visit: http://www.verizon.com/about/careers/.

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