Jobs in Laredo, Texas

Laredo, TX Employment Information

Laredo, Texas Overview

Laredo is the third largest city on the US/Mexico border and the 10th most populated city in Texas. The economy relies heavily on trade with Mexico. The city's location on the southern end of 1-35, makes it an easy stop on the trade route, with quick access to the manufacturers of Northern Mexico.

Laredo has a professional soccer team, the Heat; a baseball team, the Laredo Lemurs; and a women's full-contact football team, the Laredo Roses. The semi-arid climate produces many days of bright sun causing the area to experience frequent drought. In the month of February, the city hosts its biggest festival, a month-long celebration of George Washington's Birthday, which includes a week-long Jalapeno Festival.

Laredo Job Opportunities

In addition to positions in import, export, transportation and manufacturing, Laredo is home to four south Texas banks:Texas Community Bank, BBVA Compass, Falcon International Bank, and International Bank of Commerce. Three of the top four employers in Laredo are in the food service and retail industries including H.E.B. Grocery, McDonald's Restaurant, and Wal-Mart. The Laredo Medical Center is also among the largest employers in the area.Ninety-one percent of Laredo's population speaks Spanish.

Laredo Employment Trends

The unemployment rate in Laredo is similar to the national average, at about 6.6 percent, which is slightly higher than the rest of Texas at 6.4 percent. The median household income level is lower than the national average at $37,245, versus $52,328.For people living in Texas with a high school diploma, the fastest growing job opportunities cover a variety of fields. The highest projected growth is that of medical secretary, if you're looking for Healthcare jobs in Laredo; and extraction workers or those working in drilling, blasting and mining (43 percent increase by 2020); followed closely by transportation security screeners (42 percent); and bicycle repairmen and machinists (40 percent).

College graduates will see the most opportunity with an Engineering job in Laredo, specifically biomedical engineering (73 percent increase by 2020), special education (45 percent), and geography, due to the oil industry (43 percent).

Laredo Cost of Living

While the income in Laredo is below the national average, the cost of living is also well below average. Housing costs almost half of what the national average is, making home buying economical. The average home in Laredo costs $108,300, while average rent is $693.

Utilities are the only expense that holds close to the national average. Housing, goods and services, healthcare and transportation are all extremely affordable compared with what they are nationally.Laredo offers an affordable lifestyle with a deep tie to the Mexican culture.
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LAREDO, TX
How's your Quality of Life? · Are you looking for a job or a real career? · Do you worry about getting laid off? · Are benefits, 401k & paid time off programs important to you? · Would you like to be rewarded for working hard? Maybe it's time to think about joining the Rent-A-Center team because we're in the Quality of Life business! We help improve the Quality of Life of our million custome...
Laredo, TX
Description: Enjoy a flexible schedule! Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. This is your opportunity to join a group of professiona...
Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) Needed for Pediatric Private Duty Nursing. Job Duties include: Provide skilled nursing care to pediatric patients in a home setting Assess home health patients to identify the physical, psycho-social, and environmental needs Implement/develop/document the plan of care to ensure quality and continuity of care for pediatric patient Pro...
Laredo, TX
Description: Enjoy a flexible schedule! Serving millions of Medicare and Medicaid patients, Optum is the nation's largest health and wellness business and a vibrant, growing member of the UnitedHealth Group family. We're also the career home for Nurse Practitioners who bring compassion and passion, energy and focus to their work every day. This is your opportunity to join a group of professiona...
Senior Healthcare Sales with Daily Preset Appointments and Exclusive Territories Buffett Senior Healthcare Corp. has immediate sales positions in our Exclusive Territory Preset Appointment Division (ETPAD). These sales positions in are specifically reserved for individuals with backgrounds involving one or more of the following: - Entrepreneurs, Coaches/Athletes, Teachers, Preachers/Pastors, & A...
Laredo, TX, 78040
Executive Director – Kingsville, TX (Population: 26,213) Salary 75K-100K DOQ Greater Kingsville Area Economic Development Corporation (EDC) – formed 1986 Dynamic individual to provide leadership, collaboration and managerial expertise to the EDC due to retirement of long time director. Focus areas include strategic planning, applied research, downtown revitalization, growth and diversification...
Laredo, TX, 78040
Responsible for maintaining product availability and merchandising products at all designated accounts. Responsible for keeping inventory records and writing replenishment orders on designated weekend accounts (or other possible exceptions). Responsible for the data entry and transmission of written orders. Job responsibilities also include open communication between Merchandising Supervisor, Acco...
Summary: Under the supervision of the Medical/Laboratory Director and Center Management ensure donor suitability, product integrity and the continued good health of donors through the compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual guidelines. A Traveling CMS may require routine travel up to 100%. Primary responsibilities for role: Pr...
Laredo, TX, 78040
About the Company: Planet Dental & Orthodontics serves the Laredo community with compassion, clinical excellence, value and professionalism. We are here to improve the oral healthcare of our patients through dental education and advanced dental care which will lead to an improved quality of life. We believe in a 100% customer service approach, we are willing to go above and beyond, and we pride o...
LAREDO, TX, 78045
Job Summary The Freight Forwarding District Account Executive develops new business and maintains existing business in the middle market (e.g., $60 thousand to $2 million) range. This position engages in conversion, penetration and retention of accounts within an assigned geographic area. Primary duties include identifying, positioning and expanding opportunities for domestic and international fr...
Laredo, TX, 78045
POSITION PURPOSE Perform basic preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors and trailers. JOB FUNCTIONS · Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc. · Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers · Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc. · Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s) a...
Laredo, TX
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: To perform thorough inspections and related repairs on equipment owned or operated by Swift Transportation as directed by supervisor. Perform diagnosis and repairs of the tractor/trailer fleet Perform the completion of all necessary tags and work orders Safely move equipment in/out of the shop and around the yard Maintains a clean and safe...
Laredo, TX
Job Overview Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Ensure all assigned Driver Qualification files are accurate and complete. Facilitate orientation for students and drivers at designated terminal location. Process orientation paperwork and ensure Driver Qualification files are in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations as well as with Company hiring criteria and the process for ...
With Swift, you can grow to be an award-winning CDL Class A truck driver. It's doable! We help you achieve Diamond Driver status with the best truck driver support there is. As a Diamond Driver, you earn additional pay on top of all the competitive incentives we offer. The very best, choose Swift. Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path ...
Start Making Money Today! Begin your journey with Swift! Our certified mentors are ready to provide you with “Best-In-Class” training, bringing you one step closer to a successful career in trucking. Call TODAY for more details. · Tuition Reimbursement · Housing and Transportation Provided During Orientation (must qualify) · Paid (While Training with a Mentor) · Late-Model Equipment Available...
EXPERIENCED TRUCK DRIVERS NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Start your career at Swift! Flatbed, Regional, Intermodal, and Over the Road opportunities are ready and available NOW. Call TODAY and start tomorrow! Great Miles = Great Pay Late-Model Equipment Available Regional Opportunities Great Career Path Paid Vacation Excellent Benefits If home is East of the M...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...
TRUCK DRIVER TRAINEES NEW PERFORMANCE PAY INCENTIVES Call TODAY for more details! Need a Class A CDL? Swift Academies offer PTDI certified courses and “Best-In-Class” training. Now offering scholarships to U.S. Veterans, National Guard and Reserves. Call TODAY for more details! Scholarships for Veterans New Academy Classes Weekly No Money Down or Credit Check Certified Mentors Ready and Ava...

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