Slideshow Most in-demand holiday jobs of 2016

  • December 23 2016, 11:12am EST
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Most in-demand holiday jobs of 2016

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, November and December have been two of the most active hiring seasons for the past three decades. Some of the more aggressive industries range from retailers to hospitality and shipping.

But seasonal hiring also offers some unique and perhaps unexpected opportunities, as well. As consumers spend more this time of year, the increase in revenue oftentimes requires additional support managing the books. Tax Preparer may not be the job one equates with the holidays, but it is a popular listing in the CareerCast database for employers seeking seasonal help.

The following positions represent eight of the most in-demand seasonal jobs of 2016 and their salaries reflecting estimates for full-time positions.

Delivery driver

Annual median wage: $27, 760

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First-Line Supervisor

Annual median wage: $38,310

Lodging Manager

Annual median wage: $49,720


Annual median wage: $18.80 (hourly)

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Recreational Worker

Annual median wage: $23,320

Sales Manager

Annual median wage: $113,860

Tax Preparer

Annual median wage: $36,450

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Warehouse Worker

Annual median wage: $24,090