These 10 jobs are surging in demand during coronavirus

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While nonfarm payroll employment rose by 4.8 million in June, and the unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the jobless rate and the number of unemployed are up by 7.6 percentage points and 12 million, respectively, since February.

While millions of Americans remain unemployed, there are some jobs that are actually surging in demand amid the COVID-19 crisis, including new roles that didn’t exist before.

According to job search and review platform Glassdoor, the crisis has created new essential roles that are growing in demand as offices and schools consider reopening. Recent Glassdoor research shows nearly 600 open jobs seeking a temperature checker and 116 job openings calling for a contact tracer, or someone who can trace those who a COVID-19 patient has come in contact with and reach out to them.

“Job seekers today face the worst U.S. labor market in a generation. However, with millions of jobs still open across the country, job seekers can broaden their horizons on the types of roles they consider applying for and consider if these jobs surging in demand fit their skill sets,” Amanda Stansell, a Glassdoor senior economic research analyst, said in a statement. “As the pandemic continues to impact the way we work, we’ll likely continue to see further creation of new jobs.”

Scroll through to see the top 10 jobs Glassdoor research shows as surging during the pandemic.

Occupation: Grocery Manager
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Job openings on May 11: 9,604

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 648%

Median base salary: $32,000
Occupation: Order Selector
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Job openings on May 11: 8,457

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 177%

Median base salary: $32,072
Occupation: Warehouse Manager
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Portrait of a pensive young woman supervisor working on-line in warehouse. Young blond woman standing at distribution warehouse and wearing elegant suit. Industrial boss examining the stock. Large distribution storage in background with racks full of packages, boxes, pallets, crates ready to be delivered. Logistics, freight, shipping, receiving.
Job openings on May 11: 12,006

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 145%

Median base salary: $46,000
Occupation: Customer Service Sales
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Job openings on May 11: 4,971

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 89%

Median base salary: $24,026
Occupation: Forklift Operator
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Job openings on May 11: 14,001

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 73%

Median base salary: $30,116
Occupation: Public Health Adviser
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A healthcare aide checks the blood pressure of a patient during the Care Harbor Public Health Clinic event at the Los Angeles Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Care Harbor, a nonprofit organization that aids the uninsured with large-scale free urban health clinics, will provide free medical, dental, and vision care to an estimated 1,000 patients each day during its 3 day event. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Job openings on May 11: 1,098

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 59%

Median base salary: $52,087
Occupation: IT Specialist
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Job openings on May 11: 5,683

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 33%

Median base salary: $51,717
Occupation: Warehouse Worker
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Job openings on May 11: 28,278

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 30%

Median base salary: $30,068
Occupation: Retail Merchandiser
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Job openings on May 11: 17,168

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 24%

Median base salary: $24,137
Occupation: Material Handler
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Job openings on May 11: 9,781

Change in openings from March 2 to May 11, 2020: 19%

Median base salary: $30,165
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