Report: 8 Hottest Jobs for 2012

Think it’s impossible to get hired at tech goliaths like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) or IBM (NYSE:IBM)? Those seemingly lofty ambitions might not be a pipe dream, as tech jobs are on the rise, according to experts who talked to

The surge of available jobs in the tech, health care and biology industries — to name a few — has been attributed to the transient nature of the business world. While not all of the jobs on Bankrate’s list are glamorous or high-paying, they’re available — which in a struggling economy, is one of the most attractive things of all.

Here’s a quick look at Bankrate’s list of the eight most available jobs:

  1. Computer Software Developer, Average annual salary: $90,410
  2. Physical Therapy Assistant, Average annual salary: $49,810
  3. Biochemist or Biophysicist, Average annual salary: $86,580
  4. Personal Trainer, Average annual salary: $44,030
  5. Home Health Aide, Average annual salary: $21,760
  6. High School Teacher, Average annual salary: $55,990
  7. Pharmacy Technician, Average annual salary: $29,330
  8. Biomedical Engineer, Average annual salary: $84,780

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