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McDonald's, Kaiser Permanente have highest number of job openings in L.A.

October 21, 2013|By Shan Li
  • McDonald's has the biggest number of new job openings in Los Angeles, according to
McDonald's has the biggest number of new job openings in Los Angeles,… (Frederic J. Brown / AFP/Getty…)

Some of the top employers looking to hire in Los Angeles include fast-food chain McDonald's and healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente.

That's according to a new report from job site, which took a look at the companies posting the most job openings in cities around the country.

In Los Angeles, McDonald's currently has about 1,600 jobs open in the city, while Kaiser Permanente has about 1,500 positions available. 24 Hour Fitness (1,200), USC (900) and Citigroup (775) round out the top five.

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Kaiser Permanente ranks as the No. 1 company looking for new employees in the San Francisco region, with 2,850 open jobs. Unsurprisingly, the Bay Area roster is filled with tech companies, with Apple in second place with about 1,600 jobs, followed by Sutter Health (1,400), Deloitte (1,200) and Genentech (950).

There was an uptick in new jobs available in 49 out of the 50 biggest U.S. metro areas last month, said. The number of job listings jumped 7% from the previous month, with Los Angeles and Sacramento among the cities showing the biggest increase in job postings.

Below is a selection of other cities and the companies that are hiring the most in that area.

New York

1. Citigroup: 2,632 jobs

2. JPMorgan Chase: 1,530 jobs

3. Deloitte: 1,395 jobs

4. CVS Caremark Stores: 1,364 jobs

5. Bank of America: 941 jobs


1. McDonald’s: 999 jobs

2. Deloitte: 744 jobs

3. Bayada Home Health Care: 700 jobs

4. CVS Caremark Stores: 671 jobs

5. Johnson & Johnson: 547 jobs


1. Microsoft: 4,277 jobs

2. Amazon: 3,534 jobs

3. University of Washington: 773 jobs

4. Nordstrom: 741 jobs

5. Providence Health & Services: 661 jobs

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