- The labor market continues to grow, despite economists’ predictions of a fall in job availability.
- The medical and tech fields continue to be the most in demand markets.
- Knowing what the competition is paying their employees will give hiring teams an edge when it comes to negotiating pay with new hires.
The labor market continues to boom, surprising American workers and economists with record breaking numbers in job availability. With so many jobs available, it can be difficult for the job seeker to find the right role for their skillset, and for hiring teams to know what their competitive market looks like. Find out which top 5 hourly roles are hiring now, and how you can find the perfect position or candidate to match.
- Medical Technician
A medical technician plays a vital role in the healthcare industry by providing support for doctors and hospitals. Medical technicians are responsible for important tasks such as testing blood or bodily fluids, to allow doctors to make informed decisions about their patient’s care. The average national hourly pay for this role is about $19.00 an hour.
- Hospital Technician
The medical field is proving to be very in demand, with hospital technicians coming in at number two on our list of hourly roles. Hospital techs perform basic tasks such as checking patients’ vitals and reporting patient concerns to nurses or other medical care workers. Hospital techs may also take part in moving or relocating patients within the hospital, or assist with daily tasks like getting dressed, using the restroom, bathing, etc. The average national hourly pay for this role is about $17.00 an hour.
- Application Specialist
An application specialist is an expert in software and assists companies with software installation, improvements, and troubleshooting. The average national hourly pay for this role is about $30.00 an hour.
- Customer Service Representative
Customer service representatives assist customers with complaints, questions, and provide information about the products and services provided. The average national hourly pay for this role is about $17.00 an hour.
- Application Developer
An application developer primarily assists with coding, design, management, troubleshooting, installing updates, and looking out for security threats to applications. They may also be responsible for a few project management tasks involving the app. The average national hourly pay for this role is about $47.00 an hour.
It is clear that roles in the medical field and tech are very in demand. If you are on the hunt for a new position it is important to know what jobs are hiring now, and what the average salary is for that role to ensure you are getting paid the right amount for your skillset. If you are on the hunt for a new employee, it is also equally important to know what jobs are hot and what the competition is paying their employees.
With Greenwich HR’s newest tech WageScape, you can know what’s happening with wages right now, for any job, in any location, including hourly workers. This intelligence is critical for attracting and retaining talent and for setting strategies for recruiting, pay, and growth. WageScape is the only source of pay intelligence that’s forward-looking, so you see where pay is going – not just where it’s been.
Want to see WageScape in person? Greenwich HR will be in attendance this year at HR Tech 2022 showcasing the largest labor market intelligence platform available.
Join us on September 13th – 16th at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas and visit booth 7121 to see live demos of WageScape, the new interactive compensation dashboard from Greenwich.HR. Quickly assess the labor market and your competition with real-time, forward-looking compensation information.