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August 2016

Most Common Jobs Posted Online

Our Monster Intelligence team analyzed data from the CEB TalentNeuron™ tool to identify the 50 most common jobs that have been recruited across the US in 2016. The list includes jobs from all fields in all locations and includes the top 10 most common jobs among the following job fields: Engineering, Finance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Technology, and Transportation

50 Most Common Jobs in the US

 

  1. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  2. Registered Nurses
  3. First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
  4. Retail Salespersons
  5. Software Developers, Applications
  6. Customer Service Representatives
  7. Marketing Managers
  8. First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  9. First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers
  10. Computer User Support Specialists
  11. Computer Systems Analysts
  12. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  13. Web Developers
  14. Management Analysts
  15. Medical and Health Services Managers
  16. Accountants
  17. Information Technology Project Managers
  18. Sales Managers
  19. Industrial Engineers
  20. Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
  21. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
  22. Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
  23. Social and Human Service Assistants
  24. Entrepreneurs Wanted – Business Opportunities
  25. First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
  26. Nursing Assistants
  27. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  28. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  29. General and Operations Managers
  30. Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
  31. Managers, All Other
  32. Financial Managers, Branch or Department
  33. Insurance Sales Agents
  34. Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products
  35. Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
  36. Sales Agents, Financial Services
  37. Critical Care Nurses
  38. Cashiers
  39. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
  40. Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
  41. Physical Therapists
  42. Medical Assistants
  43. First-Line Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
  44. Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
  45. First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
  46. Information Security Analysts
  47. Medical Secretaries
  48. Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  49. Security Guards
  50. Family and General Practitioners

Below, we also listed the 10 most common jobs in these fields: Engineering, Finance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Technology, and Transportation

Top 10 Most Common Jobs

 

Engineering:

  1. Industrial Engineers
  2. Mechanical Engineers
  3. Electrical Engineers
  4. Civil Engineers
  5. Architectural and Engineering Managers
  6. Electronics Engineers, Except Computer
  7. Electronics Engineering Technicians
  8. Industrial Engineering Technicians
  9. Industrial Safety and Health Engineers
  10. Aerospace Engineers

Finance:

  1. Management Analysts
  2. Accountants
  3. Financial Managers, Branch or Department
  4. Sales Agents, Financial Services
  5. Loan Officers
  6. Auditors
  7. Financial Analysts
  8. Treasurers and Controllers
  9. Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
  10. Personal Financial Advisors

Healthcare:

  1. Registered Nurses
  2. Medical and Health Services Managers
  3. Nursing Assistants
  4. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  5. Critical Care Nurses
  6. Physical Therapists
  7. Medical Assistants
  8. Medical Secretaries
  9. Family and General Practitioners
  10. Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Hospitality:

  1. First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
  2. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
  3. Food Service Managers
  4. Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
  5. Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
  6. Cooks, Restaurant
  7. Waiters and Waitresses
  8. Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
  9. Food Preparation Workers
  10. Dishwashers

Technology:

  1. Software Developers, Applications
  2. Computer User Support Specialists
  3. Computer Systems Analysts
  4. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  5. Web Developers
  6. Information Technology Project Managers
  7. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
  8. Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
  9. Information Security Analysts
  10. Computer Programmers

Transportation:

  1. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
  2. Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
  3. First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators
  4. Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
  5. Driver/Sales Workers
  6. Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
  7. Operations Research Analysts
  8. Purchasing Managers
  9. Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
  10. Logisticians

Findings are based on analysis of more than 52 million available online jobs reported by the TalentNeuron tool from January through July 2016.

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