Galveston Jobs

  • HOME DAILY & up to $1,000+/WK- Relocate for CDL Truck Driver Job

    US Xpress - Galveston, TX

    If you're looking for Great Pay and Daily Home Time on a dedicated route, this is the right opportunity for you! We're offering $5,000 in relocation assistance for CDL drivers to...

    from US Xpress - 2 days ago
  • Truck Driver - Class A CDL Driver 1-855-876-6080 (GALVESTON)

    Knight Refrigerated - Galveston, TX

    Talk with a recruiter now855-876-6080Class A CDL Company Truck Driver JobsBattling to the death for ModernEquipment is not required hereAt Knight Refrigerated, our Class A CDL...

    from Knight Refrigerated - 5 days ago
  • CDL A Flatbed Truck Drivers – NEW Sign-on Bonus

    Western Express - Galveston, TX

    Truckers, want a good paycheck you can count on? Thanks to our solid, long-term customer base, we can keep our OTR flatbed drivers rolling. And, when you drive for Western Express...

    from Western Express - 18 days ago
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Galveston, Texas

:"Galveston" redirects here. For the town in the U.S. state of Indiana, see Galveston, Indiana. Galveston is the county seat of Galveston County located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. As of the 2005 U.S. Census estimate, the city had a total population of 57,466. Galveston is accessible by a causeway linking Galveston Island to the mainland on the north end of the city, a toll bridge on the western end of the island, and by ferry boat service on the east end of the city. Galveston is known for its historic neighborhoods and a ten-mile long seawall designed to protect the city from floods. It is also home to the infamous Balinese Room, a historic nightclub and former illegal gambling hall located on a 600-foot pier extending into the Gulf of Mexico. The city houses many tourist attractions. The attractions include the Galveston Schlitterbahn waterpark, Moody Gardens, the Lone Star Flight...more

Galveston Careers

Among the most common occupations in Galveston are Management, professional, and related occupations, 32%; Service occupations, 22%; and Sales and office occupations, 22%. Approximately 56 percent of workers in Galveston, Texas work for companies, 28 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Galveston Industries

The leading industries in Galveston, Texas are Educational, health and social services, 32%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 14%; and Retail trade, 9%. Simply Hired's Galveston job listings indicate that the following industries in Galveston are hiring the most workers:

Galveston Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Galveston, Texas is $28,090, and the median income of households in Galveston was $28,895.

Average Salaries in Galveston, TX

Galveston, TX


According to our Galveston Trends data, the number of Galveston, Texas jobs has not changed since October 2013.
Galveston job trends

Galveston Employment Statistics

Population of Galveston
Total population 57,247
Male 48.30%
Female 51.70%
Median age 35.5
Galveston Housing
Owner-occupied homes 43.6%
Median cost of a home $73,800
Median mortgage payment $597
Renter-occupied homes 56.4%
Vacant housing 20.6%
Median monthly rent $531
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $30,150
Median for all female full-time $26,030
Household Income
Less than $10,000 18%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 15%
High school graduate 25%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 11%
Marital Status
Never married 31%
Currently married 45%
Separated 4%
Widowed 8%
Divorced 13%
White 60%
Black or African American 26%
Asian 3%
Other 10%
Galveston Commute
Carpool 18.0%
Public transportation 3.4%
Average travel time 19 minutes