Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership

2911 Route 9
Malta, NY 12020
P: +1 518-871-1887

Workforce

With a focus on advanced technology, engineering, and renewable energy, top-rated educational institutions beginning at the elementary school level and continuing to higher education, provide the "Tech Valley" with an unrivaled workforce.

Unique partnerships with industry, public agencies, and educational institutions provide a highly-skilled workforce for the Capital Region.

Saratoga County's acclaimed TEC-SMART facility, a joint partnership with New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Hudson Valley Community College located on the Saratoga Technology & Energy Park adjacent to the Luther Forest Technology Campus, provides unparalleled training in high-tech and renewable energy fields.

High School graduation rates are higher, and the unemployment rate is lower than state and national averages.

A variety of reports for the region may be found at NYS Department of Labor Statistics

Occupations Overview

Short-Term & Long-Term Employment Projections by State & Region

Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing tops the list of long-term industry employment projections with a staggering 90.8% projected increase between 2012 – 2022. Information Services are second with an expected ten-year increase over 60%.

Other long-term employment projections include:

  • Animal Production
  • Specialty Trade Contractors
  • Transit & Ground Passenger Transportation
  • Warehousing & Storage
  • Waste Management & Remediation Services
  • Ambulatory Health Care Services
  • Nursing & Residential Care Facilities
  • Social Assistance
  • Amusement, Gambling & Recreation Industries
  • Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, & Recreation Industries
  • Religious, Grant Making, Civic, Professional Non-Government Services
  • Accommodations, including Hotels & Motels
  • Food Services & Drinking Places

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* Minimum wage for workers covered by the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The Federal wage prevails if it is higher than the state standard.
Data Name Value
Right to Work State?
New York No
Minimum Wage
Saratoga County, NY $11.80