• K-12 initiatives and college ready

    We invest in our high school students to help prepare them for success in college, careers, or the military.

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  • Talent attraction & labor market trends

    We work hard to keep Austin working through employer engagement and talent development projects.

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Work Live Austin

U.S. News & World Report has named Austin the "Best Place to Live" in America for three years in a row. Find job postings and discover what it is like to call the Austin region home.

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  • 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation

    In August 2019, along with our partners at Austin Community College, we released the 2019 Workforce Development Report: Innovation, Collaboration & Transformation highlighting ACC’s efforts to build the workforce in the region’s most in-demand industries: IT, skilled trades and manufacturing, and health.

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Recent News

  • Austin Job Postings Report April 2021

    There were approximately 79,600 available job postings during the April 2021 monthly reporting period, a significant increase of 12,000 postings compared to the previous month. While the current unemployment rate in the metro area is at 5.3% or 67,400 for March of 2021, the number of available job postings has surpassed the number of unemployed in April 2021. Of the 79,600 postings, 37 percent or 29,400 were first-time postings.

    May 12, 2021

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  • Austin Job Postings Report March 2021

    There were approximately 67,500 Available Job Postings during the March 2021 monthly reporting period, an increase of 4,100 postings compared to the previous month. The number of postings related to Computer and Mathematical Occupations started to see a slight increase since February 2021, after having a gradual decline since August 2020.

    Apr 7, 2021

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  • Austin Job Postings Report February 2021

    There were approximately 63,400 Available Job Postings during the February 2021 monthly reporting period, an increase of 1,200 postings compared to the previous month. There were 23,500 New (first-time) Job Postings, an increase of 3,000 postings compared to January 2021, and a positive sign showing a slightly more confident outlook as companies are placing more first-time ads.

    Mar 10, 2021

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