Whether you are just starting out or maybe winding down your career for less stress, even the lowest paying jobs in the region offer a decent wage.

One of the big developments during the pandemic that has been a positive for American workers is the wealth of jobs that emerged with opportunities for salary and career growth like we have never seen. It has led to "the great resignation" with folks simply taking the initiative to move on, move up, and improve their employment situations.

That has applied here as well in the Capital Region with a wealth of job opportunities to be had. From entry-level to way up the corporate ladder, there are plenty of opportunities for Albany area workers to move up the salary ladder. That said, we all have to start or restart somewhere. Here are the 25 lowest paying jobs in the Capital Region. While they are mind-blowing, the wages are decent and all are worthy careers and stepping stones to bigger and better things during the great resignation.

See The 25 Lowest Paying Jobs In the Capital Region

As we navigate our way through the "great resignation," Capital Region residents are moving onward and upward in their careers to make more money and improve their overall quality of life.
As locals navigate the career ladder, here are the Capital Region's 25 lowest-paying occupations according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The salaries below are the average yearly salary for each position here in the Capital Region.

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs In The Capital Region

When it comes to making the most money, these are the 25 occupations in Albany-Schenectady-Troy with the highest average yearly salaries, according to 2020 data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.