Jobs in Demand

These results represent the top jobs in demand that are available in today’s professional workforce.

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General and Operations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the operations of public or private sector organizations, overseeing multiple departments or locations. Duties and responsibilities include formulating policies, managing daily operations, and planning the use of materials and human resources, but are too diverse and general in nature to be classified in any one functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, purchasing, or administrative services. Usually manage through subordinate supervisors. Excludes First-Line Supervisors.

  • Average Salary:$103,650
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Advertising and Promotions Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate advertising policies and programs or produce collateral materials, such as posters, contests, coupons, or giveaways, to create extra interest in the purchase of a product or service for a department, an entire organization, or on an account basis.

  • Average Salary:$133,460
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Marketing Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand for products and services offered by a firm and its competitors, and identify potential customers. Develop pricing strategies with the goal of maximizing the firm's profits or share of the market while ensuring the firm's customers are satisfied. Oversee product development or monitor trends that indicate the need for new products and services.

  • Average Salary:$142,170
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Public Relations Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities designed to create or maintain a favorable public image or raise issue awareness for their organization or client.

  • Average Salary:Not available
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Fundraising Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities to solicit and maintain funds for special projects or nonprofit organizations.

  • Average Salary:Not available
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

  • Average Salary:$151,150
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Financial Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate accounting, investing, banking, insurance, securities, and other financial activities of a branch, office, or department of an establishment.

  • Average Salary:$134,180
  • Most Common Education:Not available

Treasurers and Controllers

Direct financial activities, such as planning, procurement, and investments for all or part of an organization.

  • Average Salary:$134,180
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree

Investment Fund Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate investment strategy or operations for a large pool of liquid assets supplied by institutional investors or individual investors.

  • Average Salary:$134,180
  • Most Common Education:Master's Degree

Training and Development Managers

Plan, direct, or coordinate the training and development activities and staff of an organization.

  • Average Salary:$115,640
  • Most Common Education:Bachelor's degree