Lubbock Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Dedicated. We Train!

    C.R. England - Lubbock, TX

    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
  • NEW UNIT PCA / CNA - 2 Central Observation - Full Time Days

    Covenant Health System - Lubbock, TX

    *NEW UNIT* PCA / CNA - 2 Central Observation - Full Time Days - (14008599) Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind,...

    from Covenant Health System - 1 day ago
  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Lubbock, TX

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 4 hours ago
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Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock is the 11th-largest city in the state of Texas. Located in the northwestern part of the state a region known historically as the Llano Estacado it is the county seat of Lubbock County. According to an estimate by the U.S. Census in 2005, the city population was 209,737. The Lubbock metropolitan area, however, has a population of 257,663. Lubbock's nickname is the "Hub City" which derives from being the economy, education, and health care hub of a multi-county region commonly called the South Plains. The area is the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world and is heavily dependent on irrigation water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer. Lubbock is pronounced "LUB uck", with the É™ sound in both syllables.

Lubbock Economy

Lubbock's area is the largest contiguous cotton-growing region in the world and is heavily dependent on irrigation water drawn from the Ogallala Aquifer. Unfortunately, the water is being depleted at a rate which is not sustainable for the long term. Much progress has been made in the area of water conservation and new technologies such as Low Energy Precision Application irrigation were originally developed in the Lubbock area. The ten largest employers in terms of the number of employees are: Texas Tech University, Covenant Health Systems, Lubbock Independent School District, University Medical Center, United Supermarkets, City of Lubbock, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Cingular, Convergys, and Lubbock County. Lubbock has one shopping mall, South Plains Mall, which includes two Dillard's, Mervyn's, JC Penney, Sears, and Beall's. As of March 2007, there are 4 Walmart Supercenters in the city, with two being recently completed.

Lubbock Careers

Among the most common occupations in Lubbock are Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; Sales and office occupations, 27%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 69 percent of workers in Lubbock, Texas work for companies, 16 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Lubbock Industries

The leading industries in Lubbock, Texas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 23%; Retail trade, 12%; and Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services, 9%. Simply Hired's Lubbock job listings indicate that the following industries in Lubbock are hiring the most workers:

Lubbock Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Lubbock, Texas is $30,004, and the median income of households in Lubbock was $33,853.

Average Salaries in Lubbock, TX

Lubbock, TX


According to our Lubbock Trends data, the number of Lubbock, Texas jobs has decreased by 10% since August 2013.
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Lubbock Employment Statistics

Population of Lubbock
Total population 199,789
Male 48.10%
Female 51.90%
Median age 29.9
Lubbock Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.9%
Median cost of a home $90,600
Median mortgage payment $609
Renter-occupied homes 46.1%
Vacant housing 13.0%
Median monthly rent $649
Average Income
Median for all workers $20,077
Median for all male full-time $34,326
Median for all female full-time $25,682
Household Income
Less than $10,000 13%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 15%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 7%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 6%
Bachelor's degree 17%
Graduate degree 10%
Marital Status
Never married 32%
Currently married 49%
Separated 2%
Widowed 6%
Divorced 11%
White 79%
Black or African American 9%
Asian 2%
Other 10%
Lubbock Commute
Carpool 10.3%
Public transportation 0.5%
Average travel time 16 minutes