The Most Sought-After Jobs in 2024

New Year typically brings about new hopes and prospects, including in careers and jobs for fresh graduates. Alongside advancements in time and technology, the job market has also evolved.

Some jobs are growing while new jobs are also emerging. On the other hand, various jobs are decreasing in demand or even disappearing as they become irrelevant.

It is estimated that several jobs will be on the rise in 2024. The Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir said that at least nine jobs will be the most sought-after in 2024.

 Erick added that the new jobs emerging in 2024 will require 17 million tech-savvy workers. He said many jobs will involve technology in education, agriculture, mining, and other fields.

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So, what are the most sought-after jobs in 2024? Let’s have a look at the complete list below.

9 Most Sought-After Jobs in 2024

Data Scientist and Data Analyst 

A Data Analyst is responsible for analyzing numerical data, processing, and interpreting existing data into a report that the company easily understands.

Almost all universities currently have majors related to these jobs, for example, Information Systems, Informatics Engineering, and Computer Science. The salary can range from Rp 7 million to 9 million per month.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Specialist

Indonesia has six universities offering specialized programs in AI or artificial intelligence. These universities are:

  • Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence Engineering, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)

  • Bachelor of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Engineering, Universitas Airlangga

  • Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence, Bina Nusantara University (Binus)

  • Master of Artificial Intelligence, Universitas Syiah Kuala (USK)

  • Master of Artificial Intelligence, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM)

  • Master of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU)

The salary for graduates of these majors ranges from Rp 5 million to10 million per month.

Software and Game Developer 

The demand for game developers remains high in Indonesiabut is not supported by a sufficient number of skilled workers in this field. Such a condition creates a good opportunity for students interested in technology and gaming to improve their skills.

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The exciting part of this profession is the flexibility to work remotely. As a result, there are numerous requests from international sources for software and game developers. The salary for Software or Game Developers in Indonesia ranges from Rp 6 million to 9 million per month.

Big Data Analyst

This role’s responsibility is to help companies utilize data to identify new opportunities. Typically, people in this role are graduates of data science majors.

Many public and private universities offer programs in this major, for example, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB) and Binus University. The salary can range from tens to a whopping hundreds of millions of rupiah, depending on the company’s scale and the scope of responsibilities of this role.

Blockchain Developer

The role of a Blockchain Developer involves conducting research, evaluating, and creating blockchain networks and decentralized applications. Although blockchain has not yet become a specific major, almost all universities provide courses on this subject.

Among them are Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, Telkom University, Universitas Gadjah Mada, and Universitas Esa Unggul. There are still a few professionals specializing in this role in Indonesia. Meaning this could be an opportunity to develop new skills in 2024, especially since the salaries exceedRp 10 million.

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Market Research 

It involves data collection, analysis, and interpretation about markets, consumers, and competitors to assist the company in strategic decision-making.

There are quite a few job openings for Market Research in Indonesia. The salary ranges fromRp 5 million to more than 10 million per month. 

Digital Marketing

Its primary responsibility is to utilize digital media for marketing, advertisement, and promotion to achieve a company’s goal. Currently, some companies offer job openings in Digital Marketing. The salary ranges fromRp 5 million to 10 million per month.


Its responsibility is to research and develop living organisms (such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi) to be used as a technology beneficial for life.

Biotechnology experts are usually needed for pharmaceuticals, food technology, and other industries. The salary is quite substantial, up to tens of millions of rupiah.

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Digital Content

Digital Content or Content Creator (such as YouTuber and TikToker) is also a career option for anyone. However, you need strong skills to succeed in this role. The salary is quite significant, even reaching aboveRp 20 million per month.

Those are some of the most sought-after jobs in 2024. In addition to considering salary, it’s important to learn about the company’s background and culture before applying for a job. Choose a company with a good reputation and credibility in its field, like PT Serasi Autoraya or SERA.

SERA was founded on March 22, 1990, and has become the leader in Indonesia’s logistics and transportation industry. Every year, this Astra Group’s company welcomes new members to fill various positions.

SERA continues to provide opportunities for individuals qualified for positions at the company and its subsidiaries.

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