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Austin, TX is an excellent city for people looking to find work. With a job growth rate of 47.80%, it is far higher than the US average of 30.54%. This impressive rate is due to Austin's booming economy and its diverse and thriving industries. The low unemployment rate of 3.0% is also an indicator of the good job market in Austin, with it being significantly lower than the current US unemployment rate of 4.1%. With such promising prospects in job growth and employment, it's no wonder why so many people are flocking to Austin to take advantage of the great opportunities available.

The unemployment rate in Austin is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in Austin has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 3.5% over the past year.
- The average salary in Austin is $78,965.
- The median home cost in Austin is $577,400

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in Austin? Legal ($99,551)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($17,514)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Management of Companies and Enterprises ($100,000)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($22,222)
- Average Income of Residents in Austin ($48,550) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Austin (5.1) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in Austin. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in Austin, Texas that match your qualifications.

     JobsAustin, TexasUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationAustin, TexasUnited States
  Business, Financial$68,507$68,299
  Computer, Math$93,269$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$89,697$86,023
  Social Service$47,139$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$50,304$43,591
  Health Practitioners$71,644$75,327
  Health Technicians$44,706$41,524
  Healthcare Support$26,838$25,441
  Fire Fighters$33,081$35,516
  Law Enforcement$56,213$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$20,289$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$23,844$23,378
  Personal Care$17,514$15,351
  Sales, Related$45,713$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$37,610$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$25,000$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$34,927$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$42,660$48,436
  Material Moving$22,063$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryAustin, TexasUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$40,167$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$75,417$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$66,245$51,301
  Retail Trade$31,882$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$38,959$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$68,298$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$52,857$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$84,335$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$100,000$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$34,236$30,687
  Educational Services$45,269$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$45,446$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$32,606$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$22,222$18,154
  Other Services$32,595$29,481
  Public Administration$59,973$61,644
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Good place to visit.  More

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Austin is too expensive. Let's get that out of the way. Other than that it is a fun city. Ladybird Lake makes the city, imo. The ability to stand up paddle, kayak, walk  More

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The city continues to grow quickly, which a lot of people don't like. I get it, you fall in love with a city, and it's growing so fast that you don't recognize the same  More

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