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Houston, Texas Overview

Houston is the most heavily populated city in Texas and the fourth most populated city in the country. According to the 2012 US Census, the city had over 2 million residents. Founded in 1836, the city was named after former General Sam Houston. Originally Houston’s economy relied on the railroad industry, but with oil discovery in 1901, the city’s population has grown steadily since its founding.

In Houston, the housing market determines the cost of living. With housing costs at 22 percent less than the national average and cost of living 10 percent lower than the national average, Houston’s cost of living won’t put stress on your bank account. But with such low-cost of living, some new residents wonder if Houston has much to offer in terms of entertainment. Fortunately, downtown Houston has many dining options, a thriving theater district and houses the NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.

Houston Job Opportunities

Houston, Texas is home to the Texas Medical Center, which is the world's largest concentration of healthcare and research institutions. Healthcare jobs in Houston, from doctors to hospital maintenance workers, are prevalent because of this fact. More than 52,000 Houston residents work at the Texas Medical Center, making it a vital part of the market for jobs in Houston.

Job seekers can also find Houston, TX jobs in the energy, manufacturing and transportation fields, as the Port of Houston ranks second in the country with regard to total cargo shipped. Many residents looking for Houston jobs commute and find Pasadena jobs a good fit as well

Houston Employment Trends

The market for jobs in Houston, TX is in a noticeable recovery from the 2008 economic downturn. The city has enjoyed four years of rapid job growth, adding 337,300 jobs since 2010. The reason for the economic boom is largely due to the demand for energy, and one in five jobs created since 2010 are in precisely that field. Salaries in Houston are also on the rise. Since 2010, Houston salaries have increased a total of $22.8 billion. The energy field earns about a fifth of Houston’s collective salary, but the same industry is responsible for one-third of the growth in salaries over the past four years.

Whether you’re a recent graduate just starting out or you’re looking to make a mid-career change, Houston may have what you’re looking for. With various job opportunities and a growing economy, Houston may have the right job for you. What are you waiting for? Check out Houston jobs today!

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Houston, TX
Dialysis Travel Registered Nurse / RN The Dialysis Travel Registered Nurse provides direct patient care for assigned patients and assists in care of other patients as needed. The Dialysis Travel Registered Nurse performs all technical aspects of dialysis procedures including: Assessing patient response to dialysis therapy. Making appropriate adjustments and modifications to treatment plans as ...
Job description Under the general supervision of the Administrator, manages, directs and coordinates the delivery of nursing and clinical care to residents in conjunction with state and federal guidelines. Implements policies and procedures in these areas. Keeps Administrator informed of both progress and potential problems. Oversees admission, discharge, and transfer processes. Provides oversigh...
CSG is a growing government operations consulting firm that provides strategy and planning, quality management, and program modernization services primarily for state government agencies nationwide. Founded in 1997, CSG has established itself as a leading provider of innovative solutions throughout the U.S. Our corporate office is in downtown Chicago. CSG is seeking project managers for our natio...
Be Part of Something Big! Financial Advising is projected to grow 27 percent or more from 2014 to 2022, much faster than other professional careers. If you love helping people, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard, but the job comes with more than a few perks. You’re a problem-solver and amazing with people! You have a knack for strategic planning, self-development, and fo...
Houston, TX
Our client, a highly regarded Houston based corporation is seeking a Senior Investor Relations professional to manage and oversee all investor relation activities for this large, publicly traded corporation. As head of the Investor Relations, you will interact with finance and accounting professionals at all levels and build relationships with investors, analysts, brokers and major stockholders to...
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Johnson Controls, Inc....
Houston, TX
A fast growing real estate firm, located north of the Galleria area, is seeking an Administrative Assistant to support the two Partners and their team. The core responsibilities will be to answer phones; prepare maps & exhibits and import into reports for clients; maintain calendars and plan meetings; process expense reports and billing; set-up and maintain project files, and prepare scopes of wor...
Houston, TX
Electrical QA/QC – Test Technician Southwest Houston Company needs an experienced Industrial Electrical QA/QC test technician. This position will be performing FAT Testing; hooking up test bench equipment, power-up panels, programming temperature controllers, and will calibrate and test systems. Candidate must have good knowledge of Electrical circuits: 24VDC, 120VAC, 240VAC, 480VAC 3-phase. Star...
Business Systems Analyst (Credit & Collections) Posting – 6 Month Contract Our client, a global leader in safety industry is looking for a Business Systems Analyst with Credit & Collections experience to join their team for a minimum 6 month contract with a strong possibility for an extension. We are looking for an individual that is creative, a self-starter, highly motivated, with excellent anal...
Houston, TX
Property Manager Needed (Southwest Houston) Compensation: TBD Based on experience. For more information, please go to ashfordco.com/Careers Thank you for your interest in working with us! Let me tell you a little about our team and the position that we are hiring for. Ashford Communities is an apartment management company located in Southwest Houston (www.ashfordco.com). We are a team of over10...
Position Summary: Under general supervision of the Administrator, Behavioral Health, the Psych Program Therapist provides individual, family, and group therapy as an interdisciplinary team member of the treatment milieu. The Psych Program Therapist collaborates with unit staff around milieu development and management and may provide clinical supervision and/or consultation to unit staff. The Psyc...
Houston, TX
Tracking Code 1408-763 Job Description SUMMARY The Community Property Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day managing and coordinating of Association operations and administrative functions in order to maintain a smooth running & properly functioning Community. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Works with the Board Members,...
Houston, TX
Description: Clinical Coverage Review Medical Director The Medical Director provides physician support to Clinical Coverage Review (CCR) operations, the organization responsible for the initial clinical review of service requests for UnitedHealth Care (UHC). The Medical Director collaborates with CCR leadership and staff to establish, implement, support and maintain clinical and operational proc...
Houston, TX
Description: Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work. (sm) As a Field-Based Case Manager, you'll wear many hats, and work in a varie...
Houston, TX
Description: Position Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) Positions in this function require various Nurse Licensur...
Houston, TX
Description: Inpatient Medical Coder Telecommute Openings Nationwide! Health care isn't just changing. It's growing more complex every day. ICD10 replaces ICD9. Affordable Care adds new challenges and financial constraints. Where does it all lead? Hospitals and health care organizations continue to adapt, and we are vital part of their evolution and that's what fueled these exciting new opportun...
Houston, TX
Description: Join us in our mission to provide exceptional care to high risk expectant Mothers. You will be literally making a positive impact on their lives and the lives on their unborn children! Apply today. Provides skilled nursing care for assigned patients in home care environment. Assesses, plans, evaluates, and documents the home care nursing process as needed. Assesses the patient's con...
Houston, TX
Description: Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) As a Field-Based Case Manager, you'll wear many hats, and work in a variet...
We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst/Admin located in our South Texas Zone. Reporting to the Zone Business/Finance Manager, the Financial Analyst gathers and interprets financial information effectively and forms data into meaningful and concise analyses while considering a broad range of interdependent issues. In addition, the Financial Analyst identifies areas for change and makes recomm...
Houston, TX
A law firm with offices nationwide, located in the Galleria area, is searching for a Legal Secretary/Paralegal to support a Partner and two Sr. Counsel in Employment Litigation. The core responsibilities will be to prepare court motions, briefs, pleadings, and trial notebooks; maintain docket calendar and e-filing; draft correspondence, schedule travel arrangements and process expense reports; and...

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