Industry to watch: Insurance experiencing strong job growth in Portland

Industry to watch: Insurance experiencing strong job growth in Portland
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By Hoodline - Published on February 24, 2020.

Portland's insurance industry is experiencing strong job growth. Local employers posted 334 new jobs over the past week and 1,346 in the last month, more than any other local industry, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.

The insurance industry also came in fourth in terms of local employers adding new jobs. In the past month, 189 companies listed open jobs for Portland-based workers in that area.

Top companies hiring locally in insurance include Jared Dean - State Farm Agent, Adam Crandall - State Farm Agent and Creative Financial Staffing (CFS). According to a recent job opening posted by Creative Financial Staffing (CFS), "CFS is a leading, employee-owned staffing firm."

Jobs posted by Jared Dean - State Farm Agent in the past month in Portland included managers, insurance accountants and account representatives, while Adam Crandall - State Farm Agent was hiring insurance accountants, insurance and financial services professionals and account representatives, and Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) sought managers, accountants and financial analysts.

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