As we slowly rebound from the 2020 pandemic, many employers continue to look for ways to counter staffing shortages and lure potential hires back into the workforce.
While some use creative benefits or work-from-home options as hiring draws, others hope to attract employees quickly with immediate cash in the form of a signing bonus.
From truck drivers to childcare providers and dental hygienists to restaurant servers, there are plenty of job postings offering generous hiring bonuses to workers with the right skills.
The amount of these signing bonuses vary greatly. But a quick browse through a few job listings sites (thanks Indeed) gives us a pretty good idea of what’s available.
8 Industries That Offer Jobs With Hiring Bonuses
The top jobs with hiring bonuses include these industries:
- Medical technician
- Customer service
- Medical and dental
You’ll receive a $7,500 signing bonus if you’re hired for this truck driver position based out of SYGMA in Dallas, Texas. A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is required.
This transport driver position for Harms Oil in Sioux City, Iowa comes with a $5,000 bonus. You’ll need a CDL with tanker and hazmat endorsements.
And the food delivery company Sysco is looking for drivers in several states and offering a signing bonus up to $10,000.
2. Medical Technician
Here’s a medical assistant position with transplant at Vanderbilt University in Nashville that offers a $5,000 sign-on bonus.
This nightshift medical technician position at VCU Health in Tappahannock, Virginia also offers a $5,000 bonus.
And this medical technologist position at Nuvance Health in New Milford, Connecticut offers a whopping $20,000 sign-on bonus.
This early childhood assistant director position in Antioch, Illinois advertises a $2,000 sign-on bonus.
These preschool teacher jobs at Stratford School in Los Angeles also offer a $1,500 hiring bonus.
And this head teacher role at Holy Redeemer in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania comes with a $2,000 sign-on bonus as well.
This medical device sales position in Knoxville, Tennessee offers an incredibly generous $20,000 sign-on bonus.
You could land a $10,000 training bonus if you take this in-home solar consultant sales position in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.
And this construction sales apprentice job in Des Moine, Iowa offers a $3,000 signing bonus.
5. Customer Service
This remote healthcare customer service position with CareCentrix offers a $1,000 sign-on bonus.
Here’s a customer service representative job for Uline – based out of Kenosha, Wisconsin – with a $2,500 hiring bonus.
And this call center position in Long Island, New York comes with a $2,000 hiring bonus.
The Connor Group is looking for a manager for one of its luxury apartment communities in Indianapolis, Indiana. The position comes with a $10,000 signing bonus.
This retail sales position for an AT&T store in Phoenix, Arizona offers a $750 signing bonus.
And this management position at a Foodland Family store in Kailua, Hawaii offers a bonus of up to $3,000.
This server position at a retirement community in Westminster, Colorado offers a $1,500 sign-on bonus.
Zippy’s restaurants in Oahu, Hawaii are offering a $2,000 sign-on bonus for assistant manager positions.
And this assistant front office manager position at a Residence Inn in Seattle, Washington comes with a hiring bonus of $1,000.
The following positions required more advanced education, but jobseekers with the right qualifications may find these jobs of interest.
This dental hygienist position in Anchorage, Alaska, also comes with a $5,000 bonus for a two-year commitment or $10,000 for a five-year commitment plus a relocation stipend.
This certified veterinary technician position in the mountain town of Silverthorne, Colorado comes with a $2,000 bonus and housing.
Skilled and new caregivers at Pacific Senior Care in southern California can nab a $1,000 hiring bonus.
Robert Bruce is a senior writer at The Penny Hoarder.