The US is now experiencing a Lack of work In many industries. Although employers may not be happy with the shortage, this is a great opportunity for students or beginning-level employees to gain experience and for all employees to negotiate better pay and benefits. If you are just looking for a job to provide extra money or thinking about a career change, there are a lot of high demand jobs right now. We looked at job lists in the ten largest metro areas * in the US to see which companies are recruiting and which jobs have the most vacancies.
High demand jobs 2021
Here are some jobs that are in high demand right now. You will also find a list of some companies recruiting for these positions in key metro areas across the country.
Handlers of warehouse packages and other occupations in the warehouse
Rental Companies **: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground PH US, Amazon, United Parcel Service, Chewy, Adecco, Staples, Keurig Dr Pepper, Office Depot, Upshift
Median annual salary for 2020 ***: $ 30,010 (manual workers and material carriers)
Recruitment companies: FedEx Express, Fedex Freight, Keurig Dr Pepper, United Parcel Service, Pepsico Beverages, Ryder System, Sysco
Median annual salary for 2020: $ 47,130
Hosts and servers of restaurants
Recruiters: Marriott International, Olive Garden, Hillstone Restaurant Group, Dave & Buster’s, Outback Steakhouse, IHOP, TGI Friday’s, Bonefish Grill, California Pizza Kitchen, Texas Roadhouse, PF Changs, Hard Rock Cafe
Median annual salary for 2020: $ 23,740
Retail partners and freezers
Recruitment companies: Macy’s, T-Mobile, AT&T, Boost Mobile, The Home Depot, PetSmart, IKEA, The Coca Cola Company, Crate & Barrel, ALDI, Staples, Athleta, Walgreens, Gap, TJ Maxx, Ross Stores, Target, Pottery Barn, Lowe’s, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, H&M, Coach, Sketchers, Michaels, ZARA, KOHLS, Dick’s Sportsing Goods, Homegoods, Best Buy, Whole Foods Market, Club Demo Services, American Eagle Outfitters, NIKE INC, Aaron’s, Bluemercury Inc, Banana Republic, J. Crew, Winn-Dixie, Amazon Retail LLC,
Median Annual Salary for 2020: $ 27, 320 (Retail Sales Employees)
Front desk managers and hotel clerks
Recruitment companies: Hyatt, Marriott International, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Davidson Hospitality Group, Hampton Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn
Median annual salary for 2020: $ 56,670 (accommodation managers)
Nursing Assistants and Patient Care
Recruitment companies: CEDARS-SINAI, Prime Healthcare, Covenant Care California, Kindred Hospitals, FleetNurse Inc, ShiftMed, US Veterans Health Administration, ShiftKey, University of Miami, Kare, Archcare, Advocate Aurora Health, ConnectRN
Median annual salary for 2020: $ 30,830
Although large corporations recruit workers across the country, there are many vacancies in small businesses. Independent restaurants, hotels and retail establishments may offer more competitive wages and better working conditions, so do not ignore these opportunities.
* Based on job search on Indeed.com. Metro Areas in Search: New York, New York; Los Angeles, California; Chicago, IL; Dallas, Texas; Houston Texas; Washington; Philadelphia, PA; Miami, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Boston, MA
** Lists of recruiting companies are not comprehensive and may change.
*** Salary data from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/. Compensation will vary greatly depending on location, experience and many other factors.