Good news job seekers: Some of America's biggest and brightest companies are looking to fill thousands of well-paying positions. Forbes and the online job search engine Indeed.com have put together a list of the 15 companies that have the most postings right now for jobs that pay at least $60,000 a year.
The Seattle-based e-commerce behemoth Amazon takes the No. 1 spot. The world’s largest online retailer is trying to fill 2,407 jobs that pay $60,000 or more a year.
Amazon is looking for software development engineers, project managers, and financial analysts, among others. The top five places for Amazon jobs? Seattle, Boston, Palo Alto, Herndon, Va., and New York City.
Oracle, the tech giant headed by billionaire Larry Ellison, currently has 2,350 postings for jobs paying $60,000 or more a year. Headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., Oracle is looking to hire software developers, sales representatives, application developers and consultants all over the country. While most openings are in California (Redwood Shores, Santa Clara, Pleasanton and Redwood City), the company is doing its heaviest hiring in Bentonville, Ark.
Rounding out the top three is Microsoft, the Redmond, Wash.-based multinational software corporation. It currently has 2,089 listings for jobs that pay $60,000 or more--including software development engineer, program manager, enterprise architect, and attorney positions. It’s doing its heaviest hiring in Washington, California, D.C., and New York.Here are the 10 companies hiring the most right now (for jobs that pay $60,000 or more):
1. Amazon: 2,407 openings
2. Oracle: 2,350 openings
3. Microsoft: 2,089 openings
4. Dell: 1,862 openings
5. JPMorgan Chase: 1,761 openings
6. IBM: 1,755 openings
7. PwC: 1,571 openings
8. SAIC: 1,537 openings
9. CRST International: 1,378 openings
10. Apple: 1,374 openingsmore