In September, Cleveland-area job postings climbed to 70,757 openings according to OhioMeansJobs (OMJ), which reports online advertisements from employers. Over the past four years, job openings across the region have fluctuated between 45,000 to 75,000 per month.  The 2014 monthly reports are among the highest, ranging between 65,000 to 70,000 openings. 

According to OMJ, there are many entry-level jobs.  Sixty percent of jobs listed in September  require only a GED or high school diploma.  Just over half of available jobs in the region pay middle-income salaries ranging from $30,000 to $79,000 a year. 

The Cleveland Clinic, Giant Eagle, Sears Holdings Corporation and PNC Bank are the employers with the largest number of openings in the region. For more information on jobs in Cleveland and to connect with job listings visit 

Data for the Global Cleveland monthly jobs report provided by