The industries hiring most during the Coronavirus outbreak (plus how to get hired in one now)

The Coronavirus has forced Americans to face completely unprecedented circumstances, whether it be practicing social distancing, facing the virus itself, or wondering where their next paycheck is coming from. Last week 3.28 million Americans filed for unemployment, which is more than quadruple the previous record set in 1982.

While many jobs have been cut due to the effects of social distancing, there have also been many added as a result of increased demand due to the virus.

So which industries are hiring for $100K jobs the most? Ladders put together a list of the four industries hiring the most $100K+ jobs currently in this exciting city using data from its continuously updated database of high-paying jobs.

Healthcare companies

The response from healthcare in the United States, with many doctors and nurses exposing themselves to the virus every day. Of course, during this time, many companies are looking to add extra members to the team to pitch in.

UnitedHealth Group currently has 420 open positions including Medical Oncologist Medical Director Telecommute in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a Communications Manager in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and a Senior IT Project Manager in San Antonio, Texas.

CVS Health has 393 roles open right now including a Senior Consultant Analytics in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, a Patient Care Specialist I in Orlando, Florida, and an IT Category Manager Advisor in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

BristolMyers Squibb has 381 jobs open currently including an Associate Director of Global Medical Affairs, Myeloid Leukemia in Jersey City, New Jersey, a Research Scientist in Biology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Stromal Discovery Biology Lead in Tumor Microenvironment Modulation TRC in Redwood City, California.

Remote meeting and communication companies

Many companies have gone completely remote, which means they are using remote communication tools way more frequently than ever before, putting stressors on those companies that provide those services.

Microsoft, which has the communication and collaboration platform Microsoft Teams, is currently hiring for 495 open roles including a Principal Hardware Engineering Program Manager in Mountain View, California, a Principal Group Engineering Manager in Redmond, Washington, and a Senior Construction Supply Chain Manager – CTJ in Redmond, Washington.

Zoom is currently hiring for 67 jobs including a Senior Software Engineer for Zoom Phone in San Jose, California, a Senior Software Engineer for Zoom Rooms in San Jose, California, and a Service Provider Sales Manager in Boston, Massachusetts.

Slack is hiring for 48 jobs including a Director of Large Enterprise Sales in Atlanta, Georgia, a Senior Technical Recruiter in San Francisco, California, and a Senior Open-Source Engineer in San Francisco, California.

Online learning companies

Between no social plans and no commuting, many have extra time that they are using to learn something new. Multiple platforms offering online courses are looking for new members to join the team. Check if your experience fits any of the job descriptions below.

Coursera, an educational technology company that offers massive open online courses, is currently hiring for 13 open roles including an Americas Field Marketing Manager, Enterprise in Mountain View, California, a Social Impact Program Manager in Mountain View, California, and a Senior Manager of Data Science & Machine Learning in Mountain View, California.

Another online course platform called edX is currently hiring for 12 jobs including a Senior Manager of Product Marketing in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a Lead UX Designer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Shipping and delivery companies

While we all social distance, it makes sense that people are ordering online more than before. On March 16 Amazon announced that it will be hiring 100,000 new employees to fulfill delivery needs during this time.

Amazon currently has 1,468 open jobs including a Senior Software Development Engineer for Amazon Transportation Services in Nashville, Tennessee, a Senior Leader in Solutions Architecture in Arlington, Virginia, and a Growth Marketing Manager in San Francisco, California.

The United Parcel Service (UPS) is currently hiring for 33 high paying jobs, including an Intermediate Applications Developer in Alpharetta, Georgia, a Senior User Specialist in Alpharetta, Georgia, and a Senior Applications Developer in Alpharetta, Georgia.