Austin Jobs

  • Journeyman Plumber

    Nathan's Plumbing - Austin, TX

    Nathan's Plumbing has an immediate opening for a Journeyman or Tradesman Repair Plumber. We provide high quality repair plumbing to the Austin/Round Rock area. Nathan's Plumbing...

    from Nathan's Plumbing - 10 days ago
  • Software Data Integration Engineer

    Maxpoint Interactive - Austin, TX

    Software Data Integration Engineer Job Description MaxPoint is seeking a highly motivated Software Data Integration Engineer to join our Production Engineering team. The Software...

    from MaxPoint Interactive, Inc. - 2 hours ago
  • Eyebrow Aesthetician-Arch Expert

    Ulta Beauty - Austin, TX

    The Arch Expert (Esthetician) is responsible for demonstrating and selling Benefit products by use of The 8 Step Magic Formula, and performing short salon services including brow...

    from Ulta Beauty - 4 days ago
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Austin, Texas

Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas, the county seat of Travis County, and home to the University of Texas at Austin. Situated in Central Texas, Austin is the fourth-largest city in Texas the 16th largest in the United States, and the 5th largest city in the South. According to the U.S Census Bureau, Austin has a population of 709,893, as of July 1, 2006. Residents of Austin are known as "Austinites," and include a mix of university professors, students, politicians, lobbyists, musicians, state employees, high-tech workers, blue-collar workers, and white-collar workers. The city is home to enough large sites of major technology corporations to have earned it the nickname "Silicon Hills." Austin's official slogan promotes the city as "The Live Music Capital of the World", a reference to its status as home to many musicians and music venues. In recent years, many Austinites have also adopted the unofficial slogan "Keep Austin Weird"; this refers partly to the eclectic and...more

Austin Economy

Thousands of graduates each year from the engineering and computer science programs at The University of Texas at Austin provide a steady source of young, talented, and driven employees that help to fuel Austin's technology and defense industry sectors. The metro Austin area has much lower housing costs than Silicon Valley, but much higher housing costs than many parts of rural Texas. As a result of the relatively high concentration of high-tech companies in the region, Austin was strongly affected by the dot-com boom in the late 1990s and subsequent bust. The general consensus is that high-tech recovery is proceeding rapidly. Austin's biggest employers include the State of Texas, The University of Texas, the SETON Healthcare Network, Dell, IBM and Freescale Semiconductor . Other high-tech companies in Austin include Apple Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Vignette, AMD, Applied Materials, Cirrus Logic, Hoover's, Inc., Intel, Motive Inc, National Instruments, Samsung, Silicon Laboratories, Sun...more

Austin Careers

Among the most common occupations in Austin are Management, professional, and related occupations, 41%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 14%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Austin, Texas work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Austin Industries

The leading industries in Austin, Texas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. 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, Texas is $38,550, and the median income of households in Austin was $43,731.
 

Average Salaries in Austin, TX

Austin, TX

$39,000
 

According to our Austin Trends data, the number of Austin, Texas jobs has increased by 5% since October 2013.
Austin job trends

Austin Employment Statistics

Population of Austin
Total population 678,457
Male 51.26%
Female 48.74%
Median age 31.4
  
Austin Housing
Owner-occupied homes 48.1%
Median cost of a home $170,900
Median mortgage payment $992
Renter-occupied homes 51.9%
Vacant housing 8.8%
Median monthly rent $740
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $27,508
Median for all male full-time $41,206
Median for all female full-time $35,894
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 11%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 4%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 8%
High school graduate 17%
Some college, no degree 19%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 28%
Graduate degree 16%
  
Marital Status
Never married 39%
Currently married 44%
Separated 2%
Widowed 3%
Divorced 11%
  
Race
White 70%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 5%
Other 15%
  
Austin Commute
Carpool 10.8%
Public transportation 5.0%
Average travel time 22 minutes
  

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