List of Hot Jobs in the Philippines

What are the most popular jobs in the Philippines today? What are the hottest jobs waiting for Filipinos, especially the fresh graduates and those who are actively looking for employment? This year, the number of Filipinos who have just completed college and other technical and vocational courses continue to increase. This calls for more job vacancies that will be provided by various employers in your region or abroad. Local companies are constantly looking for competent people to power their businesses. Moreover, overseas employers are still needing manpower and human skills to run their companies. And because Filipinos are known to be competent, there is still a great demand for the Filipino workers and professionals abroad.

Once your life as a student is ended, your days of being a worker or employee should begin. This time, your parents will not anymore grant you the so called “allowance”. Thus, it’s time to work and earn money on your own sweat and effort. Finding a job can be exciting. With the goal to earn a living, whether for your own or for your family, job hunting is a serious game. The future of yourself and your love ones are at stake. Your employment can also become your initial step for a future move to business and entrepreneurship.

In choosing the perfect job that will fit you the best, there can be many considerations to take. These include the salary, location, terms of period, company background, professional development to gain and other things that should be considered to grab the best employment opportunity you could get. Thus, you need to be careful to balance all the necessary factors to choose the right job to apply and avoid the necessity to escaping your office cubicle in the future.

Now, if you are a new graduate or someone who is looking for the right job that will earn you the right amount of salary and wages, you may take a look at the following list of the top job vacancies in the local and global human resource market.

List of Hot Vacant Jobs in the Philippines

1. Sales Officer (local)
2. Production Machine Operator (local)
3. Sales Clerk (local and abroad)
4. Domestic Helper (overseas)
5. Call Center Agent (local)
6. Office Clerk (local)
7. Service Crew (local and abroad)
8. Cashier (local and abroad)
9. Production Worker / Factory Worker (local)
10. Pipe Fitter (overseas)
11. Promo Girl (local)
12. Air-conditioning Technician (local and abroad)
13. Mechanical Draftsman (local and abroad)
14. Cadet Engineer (electrical) (local)
14. Customer Service Assistant (local)
14. Customer Service Assistant (local)
14. Cadet Engineer (mechanical) (local)
14. Electrical Machine Operator (local)
14. Cadet Engineer (chemical) (local)
14. Cadet Engineer (electronics And Communications) (local)
14. Cadet Engineer (civil) (local)
14. Cadet Engineer (industrial) (local)
14. Caregiver (home-based) (overseas)
15. Professional Tutor (local)
16. Civil Engineer (general) (local and abroad)
17. Security Guard (local)
18. Food Server (Overseas)
19. Saleslady (local and abroad)
20. Accounting Clerk (local)

The above list is based on the statistics published in (the official Government Site for Philippine Jobs) as of March 30, 2011. To view other employment statistics in the Philippines, please visit the site. You may also visit to check out other work industry that will fit you the best.

Victorino Abrugar is a retired CPA practitioner, a blogger, speaker, and an entrepreneur. He's the President of Optixor, Inc., a digital marketing company based in the Philippines. Follow him on Twitter at @viclogic.

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