Employment Impact

SUNY Oswego together with its affiliated agencies is the largest employer in Oswego County. It directly provides 1,754 full-time equivalent jobs in Oswego and indirectly helps to create an additional 5,306 opportunities in Central New York.

Direct Employment

In addition to state-funded jobs at the college, self-supporting elements of the campus—such as residence halls and Auxiliary Services (food service, books, etc.)—employ hundreds of people. Figures reflect both state and non-state payrolls on campus in 2008-09.

Related Employment

A total of 3,049 jobs are estimated to have been created in Oswego County and another 4,017 jobs in the six neighboring counties (Onondaga, Cayuga, Jefferson, Lewis, Oneida and Madison) because of the college in 2008-09.

Spending by faculty, staff, students and the college and its affiliated agencies on goods and services supports employment of people in stores, restaurants, hospital and medical and dental services, utilities, service stations, hotels, auto dealers, construction companies and other businesses. Each $1 million of the $114.2 million of direct college spending leads to the creation of 26.7 jobs in Oswego County and 33.5 jobs in Oswego and neighboring counties.

Student Assistants

2,394 students work part-time on campus in the residence halls, the college’s Work Study Program, Auxiliary Services, Student Association, Oswego Alumni Association, Oswego College Foundation, Research Foundation and other campus programs.

Employment Attributable to SUNY Oswego

A total of 4,803 jobs in Oswego County and 7,060 in the seven-county region can be attributed to SUNY Oswego through direct and related employment.

EMPLOYMENT IN OSWEGO COUNTY
4,803

Employment in Oswego County

EMPLOYMENT IN OSWEGO AND NEIGHBORING COUNTIES
7,060

Employment in Central New York

*$1 Million of direct college spending leads to creation of 26.7 jobs in Oswego County.
**$1 Million of direct college spending leads to creation of 33.5 jobs in Oswego and neighboring counties.

DIRECT EMPLOYMENT
State and Non-State Payroll

Director SUNY Oswego State and Non-State Employment

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