2011 has looked like a good year so far for the Cleveland job market. Over the past 90 days, Recruiters have placed more than 33, 000 new online job ads for open positions in the Cleveland, OH metro area. Cleveland, which saw a great drop in hiring demand during the recession, has bounced back and with 8.5% increase in the volume of online job ads versus the same 90 day period in 2010. They are now seeing hiring demand that closely resemble pre-recession volumes, which is good news since they currently face an 8% unemployment rate.
Hiring Demand in Cleveland, OH – 4 Years
We took a look at the 10 most commonly advertised job titles and their average salaries – both in Cleveland and nationally – to see what types of jobs are being demanded by Recruiters in this area. Many of these most demanded jobs are in line with demand across the US, which high volumes of job ads for healthcare, sales, and administrative occupations.
|Job Title||Average Salary Range
|Average Salary Range
|Occupational Therapist||$79,040 – $83,200||$74,880 – $83,200|
|Physical Therapist||$76,960 – $83,807||$73,000 – $83,200|
|Administrative Assistant||$30,000 – $35,000||$32,552 – $39,187|
|Customer Service Representative||$24,960 – $29,120||$24,960 – $29,120|
|Registered Nurse||$70,554 – $74,880||$72,218 – $79,706|
|Sales Representative||$16,744 – $95,000||$16,536 – $100,000|
|Driver||$22,880 – $60,000||$21,362 – $50,000|
|Pharmacist||$105,000 – $114,400||$100,000 – $110,000|
|Occupational Therapy Assistant||$23,912 – $80,000||$20,800 – $72,800|
|Teller||$19,000 – $21,840||$21,154 – $24,960|
We also took a look at the recruiting conditions for these 10 positions to see which would be the hardest and easiest to fill. According to our Hiring Scale™, the healthcare occupations are likely to be the most difficult to source candidates for since the available talent pools in Cleveland remain small. The talent pool in Cleveland consists of 2 Occupational Therapists, 2.75 Physical Therapists, 3.5 Occupational Therapist Assistants, and 5.9 Registered Nurses in the workforce for every advertised job. As some of the most demanded job across the US, these openings will be difficult for most Recruiters to fill, with local candidate pools in Cleveland slightly smaller than the national averages. This means that Recruiters in Cleveland are likely to see a longer time-to-fill than many of their counterparts across the US.
Hiring Scale for Healthcare Occupations – Cleveland, OH vs. National Average
The position that is likely to be the easiest to fill are Tellers, with a talent pool consisting of about 14 potential candidates per advertised opening. Other jobs that are likely to be easy-to-fill are Administrative Assistants and Drivers with more than 12 potential candidates for each of these openings.
Hiring Scale for Tellers – Cleveland, OH vs. National Average
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