Hoboken enjoys a diverse economy that includes well-represented sectors such as education, finance, healthcare and private companies. Here are examples of top employers:
John Wiley & Sons
Publishing giant John Wiley & Sons specializes in academic publishing and markets its products to students and instructors in higher education as well as researchers in scientific, technical, medical and scholarly fields. Wiley has 1,500 employees in Hoboken and is perhaps best known for publishing the For Dummies line of books.
In Hoboken, nearly 1,500 employees work at Marsh USA to help business clients survive and thrive in today’s uncertain global economic environment. Services at Marsh USA are offered to individuals, companies and government entities in areas such as risk management, risk consulting, insurance brokering, alternative risk financing and insurance programming.
Hoboken University Medical Center
With 333 beds, Hoboken University Medical Center has a medical staff, nursing team and other caregivers who serve Hoboken residents and the surrounding communities. Services include a 34-bay emergency room, women's care, inpatient rehabilitation, child and adult behavioral health, stroke care and wound care.
Stevens Institute of Technology
Overlooking the Manhattan skyline is Stevens Institute of Technology, which has about 500 employees that include 380 faculty members. More than 6,800 undergraduate and graduate students attend the university's three schools and one college that focus on curriculums such as coastal sustainability, defense, energy, finance, healthcare, maritime security and STEM education.
Academy Bus Tours
The largest privately owned transportation company in the United States is Academy Bus, which has served the Northeast region for more than 40 years. A total of 250 employees work in Hoboken and oversee charter bus service to entertainment destinations such as conventions, sporting events, casinos, cruises and other interesting attractions.
Guy Carpenter and Co.
A brokerage firm that keeps its rates fair is Guy Carpenter and Co., which has about 250 employees at its Hoboken location. The company's employees are known for delivering better ways for their clients to succeed in business and are adept at handling all forms of capital investments.
With global customers that include Ameritrade, BASF, General Electric, Hewlett Packard and Lilly, the 225 employees at Mindlance provide staffing, workforce solutions and tech-based solutions for companies throughout the United States. Mindlance finds employees that best suit the needs of individual companies.
Stay at the W
A beautiful hotel fronting the Hudson River is W Hoboken, which supplies great views of the Manhattan skyline. More than 180 people are employed at W Hoboken, with onsite attractions such as Zylo restaurant, LULU's cocktail bar, Bliss Spa and a FIT exercise and workout facility.