Austin Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Austin, MN

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Dedicated Division As a Dedicated Team, you will carry freight for one customer, and one customer only. Dedicated Team...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Austin, MN

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 2 days ago
  • Class A CDL Company Truck Driver - Regional Lanes

    Knight Transportation - Austin, MN

    Company Truck Drivers (Regional Dry Van)What’s your why? Choose the Right Path,Your PathYou’re connected to other drivers by a common calling for the road. Beyond that, your hopes...

    from Knight Transportation - 20 hours ago
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Austin, Minnesota

Austin is a city in Mower County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 23,314 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Mower County 6 . The southern part of the city is in Austin Township while the northern part is in Lansing Township; the city is politically independent of both. It is located at the intersection of Interstate 90 and U.S. 218 in the southeastern part of the state. The town was originally settled along the Cedar River and it has two man-made lakes called East Side Lake and Mill pond. The Hormel Foods Corporation is the largest employer in Austin, and it holds a yearly Spam Museum Jam in Austin. "Spam Town USA," as Austin is sometimes called, is home to the Spam Museum.

Austin Economy

Government *Tom Steihm- Mayor *City Council **Pete Christopherson- Council Member-At-Large **Brian McAlister-Council Member, First Ward **Geoff Baker- Council Member, First Ward **Richard Pacholl- Council Member Second Ward **Scott Pacholl- Council Member Second Ward **Norm Hecimovich Council Member Third Ward **Gloria Nordin- Council Member Third Ward Austin is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat.

Austin Careers

Among the most common occupations in Austin are Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%. Approximately 81 percent of workers in Austin, Minnesota work for companies, 9 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Austin Industries

The leading industries in Austin, Minnesota are Manufacturing, 24%; Educational, health and social services, 19%; and Retail trade, 13%. Simply Hired's Austin job listings indicate that the following industries in Austin are hiring the most workers:

Austin Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Austin, Minnesota is $27,472, and the median income of households in Austin was $33,750.

Average Salaries in Austin, MN

Austin, MN


According to our Austin Trends data, the number of Austin, Minnesota jobs has decreased by 30% since April 2013.
Austin job trends

Austin Employment Statistics

Population of Austin
Total population 23,314
Male 48.15%
Female 51.85%
Median age 39.7
Austin Housing
Owner-occupied homes 73.8%
Median cost of a home $68,600
Median mortgage payment $477
Renter-occupied homes 26.2%
Vacant housing 3.5%
Median monthly rent $381
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $31,787
Median for all female full-time $23,158
Household Income
Less than $10,000 9%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 10%
High school graduate 33%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 12%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 54%
Separated 1%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 10%
White 94%
Black or African American 1%
Asian 2%
Other 3%
Austin Commute
Carpool 10.6%
Public transportation 1.5%
Average travel time 15 minutes