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Working at the MTA

The MTA is the lifeblood of the New York metropolitan area thanks to the nearly 70,000 employees running our world-class transportation network every single day. Millions of New Yorkers rely on MTA employees, including bus and train operators, engineers, accountants, and policy experts, to keep the region moving.

Working at the MTA means contributing to some of the nation’s most transformative infrastructure projects, shaping the future of public transit in New York, and working alongside dedicated public servants. We offer tremendous career and growth opportunities, as well as competitive salaries, comprehensive healthcare plans, and many other benefits.


With a service area spanning 5,000 square miles, our workforce is knit together by a shared mission of delivering top-notch public transportation service for our customers. Through teamwork, innovation, and a steadfast commitment to public service, the MTA fosters a work environment in which colleagues collaborate, develop relationships, and build meaningful careers.

As an organization that serves millions of New Yorkers from all walks of life, the MTA celebrates diversity and inclusion in its workforce. We strive to make fairness, equity, and inclusion a reality in the work life of every MTA employee.

Career Development

The MTA offers countless opportunities to grow in your chosen field, discover new interests, or even move within the region — all while staying at the MTA. As a member of the MTA team, you will have opportunities to strengthen your skills, hone your professional expertise, and advance within the organization.

We are also deeply committed to cultivating our talent and value continuous learning. At the MTA, you will have access to training and development programs that can be tailored to your individual career goals.