Summer is certainly winding down, but the job market in Charlotte is heating up. Find out which industries and companies are hiring right now; including which top-paid positions are taking resumes.
While critics may be quick to highlight a dip in unemployment, primarily due to the loss of government jobs, annual employment growth is up 2.2 percent, or approximately 24,000 jobs. Furthermore, Charlotte gained the most new jobs (7,900) with a heavy concentration of those jobs in the professional and business services sector.
hottest Industries hiring in Charlotte Right Now
Whether you're actively seeking employment in Charlotte, or toying with the idea of making a move, consider these hot industries that are hiring right now!
Home Health Care Services
Average wage/salary: $42,218
Number of postings: 5,177
Top job posters: Bayada Home Health Care, Carolinas Healthcare Systems, Gentiva Health Services Inc. Maxim Home Health
Who they are hiring: Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Registered Nurse, Home Health Aide, Licensed Practical Nurse, Director or Nursing
Computer Systems Design Services
Average wage/salary: $90,281
Number of postings: 2,003
Top job posters: Well Fargo & Company, Lowe's Companies, Oracle Corporation, Open Systems Holdings Corp.
Who they are hiring: Software Engineer, Java Developer, Software Developer, Business Systems Consultant, Java/J2ee Developer
Average wage/salary: $70,484
Number of postings: 1,618
Top job posters: Wells Fargo & Company, Fifth Third Bancorp, Bank of America Corporation
Who they are hiring: Credit Analyst, Finance/Business Finance Officer, Business Risk Management, Commercial Finance
Average wage/salary: $41,000
Number of postings: 770
Top job posters: Starbucks Corporation, Papa John's International, The Fresh Market, Food Lion
Who they are hiring: Manager-on-Duty, Supervisor, Assistant General Manager, Assistant Store Manager
General Freight Trucking
Average wage/salary: $38,692
Number of postings: 349
Top job posters: Super Service Inc. Empire Express Inc., The Home Depot Inc.
Who they are hiring: Truck driver, Air Transportation & Logistics Supervisor, Analyst - Cargo Execution, Distribution Supervisor, Inbound Logistics
General Medical & Surgical Hospitals
Average wage/salary: $68,613
Number of postings: 125
Top job posters: United States Army, Carolinas Healthcare System, American Mobility Inc.
Who they are hiring: Registered Nurse, Account Executive, Administrative Supervisor, Case Manager, Clinical Nurse Educator,