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Server at outdoor cafe Bosses are looking to a range of sources for those summer hires, with 73 percent planning to recruit among college students. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Job hunters, rejoice; hiring this summer is expected to be humming for the second year in a row, with bosses considering turning some summer hires into permanent workers—and offering better pay, too.

All this cheery news comes from a new CareerBuilder survey that finds 41 percent of employers—the same as last year—planning on hiring summer workers. One out of four plans to offer those workers an average of $15 per hour—more than twice the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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