Amarillo Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Amarillo, TX

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • CDL-A Flatbed Truck Driver

    Pride Transport - Amarillo, TX

    Qualified CDL-A DRIVERS needed for FLATBED opportunities at Pride Transport! Pride Transport is looking for flatbedders with at least one year of experience. We offer brand new...

    from Pride Transport - 12 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Amarillo, TX

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 9 days ago
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Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo is the 14th-largest city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Potter County. A portion of the city, the biggest in the Texas Panhandle, extends into Randall County. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 173,627 . The Amarillo metropolitan area, however, has an estimated population of 236,113 in four counties. Amarillo was originally named Oneida and it is situated in the Llano Estacado region. The availability of the railroad and freight service provided by the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad contributed the city's growth as a cattle marketing center in the late 19th century. Amarillo is the regional economical center for the Texas Panhandle as well as Eastern New Mexico and the Oklahoma Panhandle. The city was once self-proclaimed as the "Helium Capital of the World" for having one of the country's most productive helium fields. The city is also known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas" and most recently "Rotor City, USA" for its V-22...more

Amarillo Economy

:See also: List of companies in Amarillo, Texas Amarillo is considered the regional economical center for the Texas Panhandle as well as Eastern New Mexico and the Oklahoma Panhandle. The meat packing industry is a major employer in Amarillo; about one-quarter of the United States' beef supply is processed in the area. The city is also the location of headquarters for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. Petroleum extraction is also a major industry. The helium industry has decreased in significance since the federal government privatized local operations in the late 1990s. Bell Helicopter Textron opened a helicopter assembly plant near the city's international airport in 1999. The Texas Panhandle, particularly in Hereford, Texas, serves as a fast growing milk producing area as several multi-million dollar state of the art dairies were built in early 2000s. The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation is funded by a city sales tax, and it provides aggressive incentive packages to...more

Amarillo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Amarillo are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 19%. Approximately 74 percent of workers in Amarillo, Texas work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 7 percent are self-employed.

Amarillo Industries

The leading industries in Amarillo, Texas are Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 20%; Retail trade, 11%; and Manufacturing, 10%. Simply Hired's Amarillo job listings indicate that the following industries in Amarillo are hiring the most workers:

Amarillo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Amarillo, Texas is $29,210, and the median income of households in Amarillo was $34,996.

Average Salaries in Amarillo, TX

Amarillo, TX


According to our Amarillo Trends data, the number of Amarillo, Texas jobs has decreased by 17% since August 2013.
Amarillo job trends

Amarillo Employment Statistics

Population of Amarillo
Total population 176,999
Male 48.17%
Female 51.83%
Median age 33.6
Amarillo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.6%
Median cost of a home $91,600
Median mortgage payment $617
Renter-occupied homes 34.4%
Vacant housing 7.8%
Median monthly rent $578
Average Income
Median for all workers $21,550
Median for all male full-time $34,120
Median for all female full-time $24,299
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 15%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 8%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 6%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 12%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 7%
Bachelor's degree 15%
Graduate degree 7%
Marital Status
Never married 24%
Currently married 54%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 13%
White 80%
Black or African American 6%
Asian 2%
Other 12%
Amarillo Commute
Carpool 16.8%
Public transportation 0.2%
Average travel time 15 minutes