Thousands of the best-paid blue-collar jobs in the Big Apple are opening up, starting with a huge union recruitment drive for carpenters and laborers.

And the blue-collar compensation, with benefits and pensions, knocks the socks off pay for many white-collar jobs, often exceeding or matching salary for pros in fields as diverse as finance and technology, according to human resources experts.

No Ivy League degrees required for these jobs ó nor the accompanying student loans.
It’s a great time to be a blue-collar worker in NYC | New York Post