5 Jobs You Can Get Now in Western New York

If you find yourself looking for a job, the Buffalo area is a great place to be looking for a new or better job.

Even though unemployment in New York State is quite low, the job market in Western New York is really hot. If you, or someone you know, is looking to add a new experience to your resume, there are plenty of options.

In fact, thousands of options.

According to a recent report from the New York State Department of Labor, there are nearly 20,000 open jobs in the Buffalo area that are available for immediate hiring.

The New York Job Bank lists jobs in just about every employment field with major opportunities for healthcare practitioners and support, financial services, retail and sales, management, manufacturing, etc

What are the 5 best jobs you can get right now?

There are a number of jobs available that you may like to get right now if you have the right experience and qualifications.

Registered Nurse

The most in-demand job that has the most openings in Western New York right now is for registered nurses. With nearly 1,000 openings in 716, organizations are looking for openings right now and those jobs also pay good wages. This does not include all other nursing roles that are also required, such as LPNs, CNAs, etc.

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Photo by Kristine Wook on Unsplash

Managers

Many businesses in Buffalo and Western New York have the right number of employees on their workforce, but they are looking for qualified managers to help lead the staff. If that’s you, there are several hundred management jobs with your name on them.

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Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash

Drivers

From truck drivers to bus drivers, there is a great need for qualified drivers in the Buffalo area. If you’re an aspiring helmsman (or woman), chances are that several 716 companies are looking for you.

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Photo by Victoria Kubiaki on Unsplash

Bankers and other financial services personnel

If there’s one thing we pretty much all agree on, it’s that we don’t play Buffalo when it comes to our money. 716 is home to many large and mid-sized financial institutions. These organizations do everything possible to ensure that our money is safe and sound. They are also looking for additional help to keep it that way. From bank tellers to financial analysts, more than 1,000 different financial services jobs are currently open in Buffalo.

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Photo by Lucas Favre on Unsplash

Manufacturing

If you like working with your hands and building things, there are all kinds of production and manufacturing jobs in Buffalo and Western New York right now. From opening up a CNC machine to doing advanced mechatronics, the 716 currently has over 1,600 jobs available.

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Photo by Josh Beech on Unsplash

You can find these jobs and more on the Department of Labor’s New York State Job Bank.

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