High Demand Jobs – Spring/Summer 2016


Looking for job that’s in demand? It’s good to know what jobs employer need to fill before you start applying. Knowing which jobs are in great supply gives you the opportunity to tailor your resume to highlight skills and experience relevant to these jobs. The following job titles currently have the most listings* across the United States. So if you’re looking for a job this summer, you have a good chance of finding work by applying to one of the jobs listed below. And if you’re not currently looking for work, the jobs in demand now are a good indication of jobs that will continue to be plentiful in the coming months and years. Therefore, you can acquire the proper education and skills to become qualified for one of these careers.

Industry: Education

Teacher – 151,729 total listings**

Top Companies: Tutree, Knowledge Universe, Sunbelt Staffing, La Petite Academy

Top Cities: New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Phoenix

Industry: Finance and Banking

Account Manager/Account Representative – 218, 286 total listings

Top Companies: Sodexo, Pilot Flying J, The Home Depot, Stage Stores, JPMorgan Chase

Top Cities: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Los Angeles

Business Analyst – 114,407 total listings

Top Companies: Lockhead Martin, JPMorgan Chase, Diverse Lynx, UnitedHealth Group

Top Cities: New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C., San Francisco

Financial Analyst – 54,921 total listings

Top Companies: JP Morgan Chase, Selby Jennings, Michael Page US, Bank of America

Top Cities: New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., San Francisco

Industry: Healthcare

Medical Assistant – 134, 415 total listings

Top Companies: Fresenius Medical Care, Dungarvin

Top Cities: Dallas, New York, Houston, Boston, Chicago

Registered Nurse – 327, 010 total listings

Top Companies: Supplemental Health Care, PPRTravelNursing.com, TravelMax Nursing, Rnnetwork

Top Cities: Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Dallas, Atlanta

Industry: Hospitality

Restaurant Manager – 270, 401 total listings

Top Companies: McDonalds, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Rob-Kraft Inc, Starbucks

Top Cities: Colorado Springs, Denver, Houston, Chicago, Greensboro, NC

Server – 114, 857 total listings

Top Companies: Olive Garden, Pizza Hut, Steak n Shake Corporate, SONIC Drive-In, Chili’s

Top Cities: New York, Chicago, San Antonio, Atlanta, Austin

Host/Hostess – 56,407 total listings

Top Companies: Chipotle, Marriott, Cracker Barrel, Chili’s

Top Cities: New York, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco

Industry: Human Resources

Human Resources Manager/Store Manager – 92,971 total listings

Top Companies: Lids, Dollar General, Sodexo, Cash America International, ANN INC.

Top Cities: New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta

Industry: Information Technology

Software Engineer – 136, 067 total listings

Top Companies: Amazon Corporate LLC, Lockhead Martin, Jobspring Partners, Microsoft, Northrop Grumman

Top Cities: Seattle, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Boston

Data Analyst – 95, 537 total lists

Top Companies: Booz Allen Hamilton, Vencore, Amazon Corporate, LLC, UnitedHealth Group, Lockhead Martin

Top Cities: New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta

Industry: Manufacturing

Maintenance Technician – 103, 295 total listings

Top Companies: Fresenius Medical Care, DISH Network, Pep Boys, Chrysler Dealer, The Home Depot

Top Cities: Houston, Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Indianapolis

Industry: Retail

Store Manager – 393, 546 total listings

Top Companies: Dollar General, Starbucks, Family Dollar, Domino’s, Cracker Barrel

Top Cities: Houston, New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Antonio

Customer Service Representative – 255, 219 total listings

Top Companies: Family Dollar, Domino’s, Advance Auto Parts, Pilot Flying J, Stores-Kmart Hourly

Top Cities: Houston, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, New York

Retail Sales Associate – 206, 302 total listings

Top Companies: The Home Depot, Office Max, Staples, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lids

Top Cities: Houston, New York, Chicago, Las Vegas, San Antonio

Industry: Transportation

Delivery Driver – 168, 887 total listings

Top Companies: Domino’s, Knight Transportation, Flex Logistics, Pizza Hut, Advance Auto Parts

Top Cities: Houston, Indianapolis, Albuquerque, Dallas, Chicago

*Based on job listing data from Indeed.com as of April 2016

** Total listings mentioning job title as of May 18, 2016