In comparison to recent years, 2013's summer hiring is expected to be the strongest yet, according to a summer jobs survey by Snagajob, an hourly employment network for job seekers and employers.

In fact, 19 percent of respondents plan to make summer hires, up from 9 percent last year. Wages are anticipated to hit record numbers from the survey's inception. Thirty-one percent of respondents have no plans to make summer hires, down from 45 percent last year.

Another survey by third-party research firm Ipsos finds that hiring managers project bringing in an average of 30 summer workers, a slight uptick from 27 in 2012. Thirty-three percent of respondents say teens will easily find employment, up four percentage point from last year, and 52 percent of respondents expect to receive more applications this summer while only 5 percent of respondents estimate that they will receive fewer applications.

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