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Boston’s Top 10 Jobs In Demand

Do you live in the Boston area? Thinking about moving to Boston and want to find a new job?

From local companies like Massachusetts General Hospital to Boston University to HubSpot, Boston employers across a variety of industries are hiring.

To help you find a job and get hired, Glassdoor is here with its newest report identifying Boston’s Top 10 Jobs In Demand*. In addition to ranking the jobs most in demand, we’ve also included earning potential specific to the Boston area to help you get a sense of fair market value for each job. Each salary estimate is according to salary reports shared by Boston-based employees.

Check out the complete results:

  1. Software Engineer
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,268
  • Median Base Salary: $97,000
  1. Retail Sales Associate
  • Number of Job Openings: 1,014
  • Median Base Salary: $24,000
  1. Registered Nurse
  • Number of Job Openings: 750
  • Median Base Salary: $62,160
  1. Store Manager
  • Number of Job Openings: 625
  • Median Base Salary: $44,000
  1. Customer Service Representative
  • Number of Job Openings: 466
  • Median Base Salary: $34,560
  1. Product Manager
  • Number of Job Openings: 374
  • Median Base Salary: $103,223
  1. Business Analyst
  • Number of Job Openings: 363
  • Median Base Salary: $72,050
  1. Systems Engineer
  • Number of Job Openings: 307
  • Median Base Salary:  $101,500
  1. Financial Analyst
  • Number of Job Openings: 292
  • Median Base Salary: $65,000
  1. Accountant
  • Number of Job Openings: 284
  • Median Base Salary: $55,000

Job Search Tip: Did you know that when you search for a job on Glassdoor, you can also research your expected salary? In the job search feed, when you see a position you’re interested in, click on the link that says “salaries”. This will show you a drop-down image and link to all of the salary data we have for that particular company.

Want to Work in A Different City?: Check out Glassdoor’s recent report on the 25 Best Jobs in America for 2015.

*Methodology: For a job title to be considered for Glassdoor’s report on Boston’s Top 10 Jobs In Demand, job titles must have at least 250 job openings within the Boston metro area. Job openings represent active job listings on Glassdoor as of 3/19/15.  Of job titles that meet this criteria, they must also have at least 30 salary reports shared by Boston-based employees on Glassdoor between 3/20/14 and 3/19/15. This report takes into account job title normalization that groups similar job titles.