Jobs in Plano, TX
- 283,298 Resumes
- 19,389 Jobs Available
- 278,480 Population
- $59,000 Average Salary
CNN Money called Plano the best place to live in the West — three times! The city was designated by Forbes as the country's safest city — twice! It's made the cut as the best suburb for education and one of the wealthiest cities of U.S. cities with a population greater than 250,000. We have other good news. First, the job market's looking good. Second, continue reading to get the 411 on the city's job market, job prospects and average salaries.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics's recent survey (September 2015) shows that Plano's holding a 3.9% unemployment rate, compared to the national average of 4.9%. This is impressive as 12 months before the region was looking at 4.8%. Both national and Plano average salaries are currently about $1,000. All good news for job seekers as it demonstrates the city's successful business growth and job creation. Top industries driving the economy are financial services, technology, retail, health care and telecommunications. Among its largest occupations are educators, transportation and utility professionals, government, business services, and leisure and hospitality. These combined industry and occupation categories represent everyone's best chance of finding work in Plano.
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