8 types of jobs with a hiring bonus
As we slowly rebound from the 2020 pandemic, many employers continue to look for ways to address staffing shortages and attract potential hires to the job market.
While some are using creative perks or work-from-home options to recruit, others are hoping 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 varies widely. But a quick browse through a few job boards (thanks Indeed) gives us a pretty good idea of what’s available.
8 industries that offer jobs with hiring bonuses
Top jobs with hiring bonuses include these industries:
- medical technician
- child care
- Customer service
- Medical and dental
You’ll receive a $7,500 signing bonus if you’re hired for this truck driver position based at SYGMA in Dallas, TX. A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required.
This job as a transport driver for Harms Oil in Sioux City, Iowa comes with a $5,000 bonus. You will need a CDL with Petroleum and Hazardous Materials endorsements.
And food delivery company Sysco is looking for drivers in multiple states and offering a signing bonus of up to $10,000.
2. Medical Technician
Here is a medical assistant position with transplant at Vanderbilt University in Nashville that offers a signing bonus of $5,000.
This night medical technician position at VCU Health in Tappahannock, Va. also offers a $5,000 bonus.
And this medical technologist position at Nuvance Health in New Milford, Conn., offers a whopping $20,000 sign-up bonus.
This assistant director of early childhood position in Antioch, Illinois advertises a $2,000 signing bonus.
These preschool teaching jobs at Stratford School in Los Angeles also offer a hiring bonus of $1,500.
And that head teacher role at Holy Redeemer in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania also comes with a $2,000 sign-up bonus.
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 home-based solar consultant position in Port Saint Lucie, Florida.
And that apprenticeship in construction sales 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 position for Uline – based in Kenosha, Wisconsin – with a hiring bonus of $2,500.
And that call center position in Long Island, New York, comes with a $2,000 hiring bonus.
The Connor Group is seeking a Manager for one of its luxury apartment communities in Indianapolis, Indiana. The position comes with a signing bonus of $10,000.
This retail position for an AT&T store in Phoenix, Arizona offers a signing bonus of $750.
And this management position at a Foodland Family store in Kailua, Hawaii, offers a bonus of up to $3,000.
This server position in a retirement community in Westminster, Colorado offers a $1,500 login bonus.
Zippy’s Restaurants in Oahu, Hawaii is offering a $2,000 signing bonus for assistant manager positions.
And that job as assistant front desk manager at a Residence Inn in Seattle, Wash., comes with a $1,000 hiring bonus.
The following positions required more advanced training, but job seekers with the required qualifications may find these jobs interesting.
This dental hygienist position in Anchorage, Alaska also comes with a bonus of $5,000 for a two-year commitment or $10,000 for a five-year commitment plus a relocation allowance.
This Certified Veterinary Technician position in the mountain town of Silverthorne, Colorado comes with a $2,000 bonus and housing.
Qualified and new caregivers at Pacific Senior Care in Southern California can earn a $1,000 hiring bonus.
Robert Bruce is senior writer at The Penny Hoarder.