Jobs That Are Seeing High Wage Increases

The world may have experienced untold economic devastation due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the current upside is that a lot of industries are now experiencing a boom period with much higher wages. This is across both white-collar and blue-collar jobs, meaning that there are a whole host of opportunities if you are looking to either switch careers or find your first job. If. You are interested in learning about which jobs might be beneficial for you, it is then definitely recommended to read the guide below to find out about some of the hottest, most financially rewarding roles available this year. Take a look now in order to get the complete overview.

Customer Service

Spain may have had a terrible labour market over the past couple of years, but there is still an opportunity to find high-paid work in customer service. Having been a fairly underpaid industry for many years, it has experienced growth of over 30% as employers realize the inherent difficulty in dealing with many customer complaints — especially due to pandemic-related failures. Additionally, more people are able to work in customer service from the comfort of their own home, making it more and more attractive as the years go by.


Due to the global supply chain crisis, truckers have become more and more in-demand. This is because many of them have left the industry, and immigration has slowed as a result of the pandemic. This means that if you are interested in working as a truck driver, you should easily be able to find work once you get your driving qualification. You can even work on a freelance basis. It’s worth checking out Shiply to learn about the benefits of hotshot trucking.


Whether it’s pintxos in the Basque Country, tapas in Madrid, or paella in Barcelona, Spain is famous for its world-beating gastronomy. This means that people come from all across the world in order to eat in Spain. As Spain opens itself up to more tourists, this means that there are more jobs available in the hospitality and catering industry — all at higher, more reasonable prices. This is on top of the 22% minimum wage hike introduced in 2019, which barely depressed hiring across the country.


With people slowly returning to shops, you can expect to see a whole lot of retail jobs currently available. The fantastic part about this is that shop owners have less choice than they are used to, meaning that if you apply for a job working in a shop, you can go in and make a higher salary. Just be aware, if you are new to living in Spain, that you could be working rather long hours — with many shops open, especially in tourist districts — until 11pm every day. With that said, the benefit of those long hours could result in higher wages in your pocket. It might be worth looking around the bustling city centers to see if there are currently any jobs available for you to take advantage of today.

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