5 Jobs That Employers Are Begging To Fill In 2012

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It's a conundrum: Many employers have jobs that they can't fill even though millions of Americans want and need work.

A recent Right Management survey of 600 employers found that 90 percent of them are finding it difficult to fill key positions, despite the nation's historically high unemployment rate.

So just what kind of jobs are going unfilled? According to CareerBuilder.com, which compiles an annual list of hard-to-fill jobs, they include positions such as these:

Account Executive (sales representative)
  • Mean national salary: $85,000
  • Example of who's hiring: Automatic Data Processing Inc.
  • Top college majors: business administration, accounting and marketing
  • Average level of education: 50 percent have a bachelor degree and 22 percent have a master's or higher

-- Find account executive jobs

Net Developer (mobile developer, Web developer, software developer)
  • Mean national salary: $85,000
  • Example of who's hiring: Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Top college majors: computer science, business administration and management information systems
  • Average level of education: 49 percent have a bachelor's and 37 percent have a master's or higher

-- Find technology developer jobs

Financial Analyst (business analyst, credit analyst, accountant)
  • Mean national salary: $65,500
  • Example of who's hiring: Accountemps (staffing firm)
  • Top college majors: business administration, accounting and finance
  • Average level of education: 49 percent have a bachelor's and 37 percent have a master's or higher

-- Find financial analyst jobs

CDL Driver (truck driver)
  • Mean national salary: $44,500
  • Example of who's hiring: Schneider National Inc.
  • Top skills/requirements: commercial driver's license, tractor trailer experience and Department of Transportation medical card
  • Average level of education: 71 percent have a high school education, 15 percent have an associate's, 14 percent have a bachelor's or higher

-- Find truck driver jobs

Healthcare Case Manager (registered nurse, program manager)
  • Mean national salary: $68,000
  • Example of who's hiring: UnitedHealth Group
  • Top majors: business administration, nursing and psychology
  • Average level of education: 42 percent have a bachelor's and 32 percent have a master's or higher

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