New Jersey

A view of the carnival in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

New Jersey

There are more New Jersey jobs supported by retail than weekday New Jersey Transit riders.

Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer driving the U.S. economy and creating jobs in the communities around the country. Retail is everywhere - especially in New Jersey. Here is a quick look at retail's impact. Download the full report here. 

New Jersey retail by the numbers

Jobs Supported by Retail
Retail Establishments
$76.6 (b)
Total GDP Impact
Direct Retail Employment
$25,942 (m)
Direct Labor Income
$37,188 (m)
Direct Impact on GDP

Retail jobs in New Jersey

Princeton Record Exchange owner Jon Lambert, Mrs. G TV and Appliances owner Debbie Schaeffer and The Farmhouse Store owners Kristen and Ron Menapace discuss the rewards of owning a small business and their close relationships with the New Jersey community.

The report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry is underwritten by American Express.

Source: All data comes from the PwC report, The Economic Impact of the U.S. Retail Industry, except where otherwise noted.

The retail industry is defined as including retail, food services and drinking places.
Unless otherwise noted, the total impact statistics combine the industry’s direct, indirect and induced impacts. Employment is defined as the number of payroll and self-employed jobs, including part-time jobs. Labor income is defined as annual wages and salaries and benefits as well as proprietors’ income. An establishment is a single physical location at which business is conducted. A business may consist of more than one establishment.