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As the holidays approach, temporary hiring ramps up, primarily for positions in retail, hospitality and shipping.

But seasonal hiring also offers some unique and perhaps unexpected job opportunities as well. As consumers tend to spend more money at this time of year, the increase in revenue oftentimes requires additional support managing the books. Tax preparer may not be the job one equates with the holidays, but it is a popular listing in the CareerCast database for employers seeking seasonal help.

The following positions represent eight of the most in-demand seasonal jobs of 2018 and their salaries, reflecting estimates for full-time positions, according to jobs finding site CareerCast.
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Accountant
Median hourly wage: $33.34
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Chef
Median hourly wage: $22.09
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Delivery truck driver
Median hourly wage: $14.06
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Information security analyst
Median hourly wage: $45.92
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Median hourly wage: $24.09
Median hourly wage: $24.09
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Logistician
Median hourly wage: $35.86
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Online salesperson
Median hourly wage: $18.12
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Shipping, receiving and traffic clerk
Median hourly wage: $16.25