• 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 Chamber Partners Lead State in Effort to Help More Students Afford Higher Education

    With approximately 60% of jobs in the Austin MSA requiring some form of postsecondary education, the Austin Chamber of Commerce has partnered with area schools, colleges, businesses, and community organizations to help families afford the education and training they need to compete for good jobs in Central Texas.

    Nov 15, 2022

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  • Austin Job Postings Report August 2022

    There were 94,600 available job postings during the August 2022 monthly reporting period, 1,400 less job postings than the previous month. New (first-time) postings increased by 1,342 to 34,858. Available job postings in the Computer and Mathematical Occupations group dropped by 7% this period compared to July 2022. Job postings mentioning vaccination requirements and signing bonuses also decreased.

    Nov 2, 2022

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  • Austin ISD Interim Superintendent Presents at Opportunity Austin Meeting

    Dr. Anthony May, Austin ISD Interim Superintendent, joined the October Opportunity Austin Economic Development Council Meeting to talk about education in Central Texas.

    Oct 18, 2022

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