Dallas Jobs

  • Licensed Plumber

    Casa View Plumbing - Dallas, TX

    We are a family-owned company who has been in business for 58 years. We are looking for a Licensed Tradesman or Journeyman Plumber with residential repair experience. Job...

    from CASA VIEW PLUMBING - 1 day ago
  • Clinical Psychologist

    U.S. Air Force - Dallas, TX

    Clinical Psychologist U.S. Air Force Position Summary If you're ready to take your practice to a bigger stage, consider becoming a Clinical Psychologist for the U.S. Air Force.

    from U.S. Air Force - 17 hours ago
  • Insurance Sales Agent - Entry Level

    Platinum Supplemental Insurance - Dallas, TX

    For nearly 20 years, Platinum Supplemental Insurance has been one of the most innovative marketers of supplemental insurance products in the Midwest. Platinum has developed simple...

    from Platinum Supplemental Insurance - 13 hours ago
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Dallas, Texas

Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texas and the ninth-largest city in the United States. The city covers and is the county seat of Dallas County. As of July 1, 2006, U.S. Census estimates put Dallas at a population of 1,232,940. Dallas is listed as a gamma world city by the Loughborough University Globalization and World Cities Study Group & Network. Dallas was founded in 1841 and formally incorporated as a city on 2 February 1856. The city is well known for its role in the petroleum industry, telecommunications, computer technology, banking, and transportation. It is the core of the largest inland metropolitan area in the United States and lacks any navigable link to the sea—Dallas's prominence despite this comes from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, its position along numerous railroad lines, and its powerful industrial and financial tycoons.

Dallas Economy

In its beginnings, Dallas relied on farming, neighboring Fort Worth's cattle market, and its prime location on trade routes with Indians to sustain itself. Dallas's real key to growth came in 1873 though with the building of multiple rail lines through the city. As Dallas grew and technology developed, cotton became its boon by 1900 Dallas was the largest inland cotton market on Earth and led the world in cotton gin machinery manufacturing. By the early 1900s, Dallas was a hub for economic activity all over the Southwestern United States and was selected in 1914 as the seat of the Eleventh Federal Reserve District; by 1925, Texas churned out more than â…“ of the nation's cotton crop, and 31% of Texas cotton was produced within a 100 mile radius of Dallas. In the 1930s, oil was discovered east of Dallas near Kilgore, Texas, and Dallas's proximity to the discovery put it at the center of the nation's oil market. Oil discoveries in the Permian Basin, the Panhandle, the Gulf...more

Dallas Careers

Among the most common occupations in Dallas are Management, professional, and related occupations, 28%; Sales and office occupations, 21%; and Service occupations, 18%. Approximately 77 percent of workers in Dallas, Texas work for companies, 8 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Dallas Industries

The leading industries in Dallas, Texas are Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 14%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 13%; and Construction, 11%. Simply Hired's Dallas job listings indicate that the following industries in Dallas are hiring the most workers:

Dallas Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Dallas, Texas is $31,795, and the median income of households in Dallas was $36,403.

Average Salaries in Dallas, TX

Dallas, TX


According to our Dallas Trends data, the number of Dallas, Texas jobs has decreased by 25% since October 2013.
Dallas job trends

Dallas Employment Statistics

Population of Dallas
Total population 1,144,946
Male 50.90%
Female 49.10%
Median age 31.9
Dallas Housing
Owner-occupied homes 45.9%
Median cost of a home $120,900
Median mortgage payment $873
Renter-occupied homes 54.1%
Vacant housing 13.6%
Median monthly rent $685
Average Income
Median for all workers $23,727
Median for all male full-time $31,913
Median for all female full-time $31,677
Household Income
Less than $10,000 11%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3%
$200,000 or more 4%
Less than 9th grade 16%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 22%
Some college, no degree 17%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 34%
Currently married 45%
Separated 4%
Widowed 5%
Divorced 12%
White 58%
Black or African American 24%
Asian 3%
Other 16%
Dallas Commute
Carpool 14.6%
Public transportation 4.3%
Average travel time 25 minutes