Corpus Christi Jobs

  • Information Technology

    U.S. Navy - Corpus Christi, TX

    Navy IT Specialists are responsible for working with mainframe computers, local and wide area networks, and microcomputer systems. In an operations area, they may set up video...

    from U.S. Navy - 2 days ago
  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Corpus Christi, TX

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 9 days ago
  • CDL Owner Operators: Highest-Earning Position + $3,000 BONUS

    Dart Transit - Corpus Christi, TX

    Earning a lot of money doesn’t mean you have to stay away from home. As an owner operator, we believe you should run things your way. That’s why we give you the best of both...

    from Dart Transit - 21 hours ago
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Corpus Christi, Texas

Corpus Christi is the county seat of Nueces County and a coastal city located in the U.S. state of Texas. It is part of the region known as South Texas. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 277,454 people , making it the eighth-largest city in the state. It is the principal city of the three-county Corpus Christi Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the larger Corpus Christi-Kingsville Combined Statistical Area. The translation from Latin of the city's name is Body of Christ, given to the settlement by the Spanish, in honor of the Blessed Sacrament . The city is often referred to as "The Sparkling City by the Sea," particularly in literature promoting tourism. Locals and natives often just call it Corpus. Since 2003, the city has earned numerous awards including: *All-America City 2003 *Digital City *One of the best cities to stretch your paycheck *One of the least depressed cities in the nation The city is home to Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. Corpus...more

Corpus Christi Economy

The Corpus Christi economy is vibrant and diversified with good growth potential With the majority of the population employed in the Services, Wholesale and Retail Trade, and Government sectors, Corpus Christi enjoys a low unemployment rate of 4.0% . The Port of Corpus Christi, which is the sixth largest US port and deepest inshore port on the Gulf of Mexico, handles mostly oil and agricultural products. Much of the local economy is driven by tourism and the oil & petrochemicals industry. Corpus Christi is home to two installations of the United States military, the Corpus Christi Army Depot and Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. Combined, these installations provide 6,200 civilian jobs to the local economy, making them the single largest employer in the city. Corpus Christi Army Depot, located on NAS Corpus Christi, is the largest helicopter repair facility in the world. Corpus Christi is the headquarters of Whataburger, a fast food restaurant operator and franchisor with 650 stores...more

Corpus Christi Careers

Among the most common occupations in Corpus Christi are Management, professional, and related occupations, 30%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Corpus Christi, Texas work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Corpus Christi Industries

The leading industries in Corpus Christi, Texas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 24%; Retail trade, 10%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 10%. Simply Hired's Corpus Christi job listings indicate that the following industries in Corpus Christi are hiring the most workers:

Corpus Christi Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Corpus Christi, Texas is $31,353, and the median income of households in Corpus Christi was $39,698.

Average Salaries in Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX


According to our Corpus Christi Trends data, the number of Corpus Christi, Texas jobs has decreased by 26% since September 2013.
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Corpus Christi Employment Statistics

Population of Corpus Christi
Total population 280,002
Male 48.59%
Female 51.41%
Median age 33.5
Corpus Christi Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.4%
Median cost of a home $86,400
Median mortgage payment $722
Renter-occupied homes 39.6%
Vacant housing 9.6%
Median monthly rent $668
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,895
Median for all male full-time $36,953
Median for all female full-time $25,753
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 18%
$75,000 to $99,999 10%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 28%
Some college, no degree 23%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 30%
Currently married 49%
Separated 4%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 79%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
Other 15%
Corpus Christi Commute
Carpool 16.2%
Public transportation 1.8%
Average travel time 20 minutes