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Top Jobs 2017

Fluctuations occur in the job market and this is common. As the global economy experiences change, so does the global society down to the micro level, the individual employees and job seekers.There are many factors that affect the availability of jobs in various markets. Supply and demand is one major variable. Certain positions become obsolete with advancing technologies. Fortunately, new jobs are created as new consumer needs develop.


This post will cover the top 10 trending jobs in Dhaka and around Bangladesh; and, according towww.SalaryExplorer.com, they are among the positions with the highest earning potential. If you have computer savvy, business smarts, or a desire to work from the comfort of your own home (as long as you have a computer and a reliable internet connection), you’ll want to look into the opportunities listed below, as they are in high demand for the year 2015.

Accountancy Jobs

1. Data Entry Assistant

Zapier and If This Then That (IFTTT) are two of many web applications that have automated many of the tasks data entry assistants have done throughout the early millennium. It’s yet another example of how computers have literally replaced people and taken their jobs.

Although the duties might not be the same for a data entry assistant, there are still needs in the field. If you are interested in this kind of occupation, you might be able to offer your organization skills to a business who needs to set up the digital infrastructure that will help them manage valuable data. Taking it a step further, you could also consult with them on the cloud computing tools that will help them maintain the privacy of their sensitive information.

Salary You Should Aim For:
90,000 BDT

2. Bookkeeper

Similar to a Data Entry Assistant, a good Bookkeeper should know how to use different digital applications and software programs like Excel, QuickBooks, and Mint.com in order to manage budgets.

Salary You Should Aim For:
90,000 BDT

Finance Jobs

3. Financial Analyst

The banking industry employees thousands of people, whether directly or indirectly. Like government agencies and corporations, banks will also hire contractors. This means that just because a given bank doesn’t have any job openings doesn’t mean that there aren’t ways to get a foot in their door.

Among the various types of financial analysis jobs available, the roles match those of strategists. Financial analysts will often predict market trends, study economic data, and build computer models to streamline the number-crunching aspects of their jobs.

Salary You Should Aim For:
140,000 BDT

4. Trader

Sell-Side, Buy-Side, and Hedge Fund trading jobs are among the most common types. Surprisingly enough, it’s easy to break into these occupations with or without an MBA.

In the financial industry, Trading positions are the most sought-after. Trader responsibilities tend often involve working with portfolio managers, buying or selling securities, or working with equities and commodities.

Salary You Should Aim For:
140,000 BDT

Marketing Jobs

5. Social Media Marketer

Social media marketing is an entire subset of internet and general marketing. Businesses are vying to reach their consumers where they already hang out online. Because there are billions of active social media users, a large number of people throughout the world have already tapped into this market and now offer suite services to help their clients get noticed on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and YouTube.

If you have social media savvy about any particular set of social networks, put it to good use and offer your social media marketing services to others. You can apply directly to jobs, contract yourself out as a freelancer, or set up a business all your own. You’ll have even more of an advantage if you speak several languages.

Salary You Should Aim For:
50,000 BDT

6. Blogger

If you find yourself creatively stifled or if you’re facing limited opportunities, you could always go off the beaten path and start a niche blog. Thousands of internet users have, too, gone this route and made a beautiful living from doing so.

You would have so much more liberty when running your own site. You can monetize it by embedding ads, selling ad space, writing sponsored posts, and linking to other sites that offer you PPC revenue share.

Salary You Should Aim For:
65,500 BDT

7. SEO Consultant

Similar to social media marketing, search engine optimization is another important point to businesses with any kind of online presence. SEO skills are much more technical, but if you have any kind of background in coding, programming, or web development then you would excel in this career.

Salary You Should Aim For:
120,000 BDT

8. Mobile App Developer

One part of this field entails mobile-friendly websites and apps. The other entails apps that stand alone and serve a specific function. Either way, with mobile and smartphone technology blossoming more with each day, mobile app developers are finding even more opportunities to put their technical design skills to use.

Salary You Should Aim For:
120,000 BDT

Miscellaneous Jobs

9. Virtual or Executive Assistant

Many micro and small businesses often need a virtual assistant to manage an array of miscellaneous tasks from a remote location. It’s hard to say exactly what virtual assistants will do, but oftentimes their roles will dip into the different pots of the aforementioned jobs. Micro work job opportunities are also abundant, as they’ll offer anywhere from a few cents to a few dollars for jobs that take seconds to complete.

Salary You Should Aim For:
90,000 BDT

10. Organizational Development Manager

Here is another occupation where speaking multiple languages will serve you well. Medium to large corporations, in particular, have a need for someone with an understanding of organizational dynamics as well as client relationship management.

Many of these companies will offer management jobs in house, but others–particularly technology companies–will outsource to contractors or through hiring sites like FlexJobs, Alpine Access and Arise Virtual Solutions where the jobs can be done remotely.

Salary You Should Aim For:
242,500 BDT


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