Below is a summary of job posting trends for Austin MSA for the full month of November 2020. To dive deeper, see the full respective reports here.

November 1- November 30, 2020 Job Posting Trends

  • Lots of jobs are being posted, but fewer are available than a year ago:
    • 21,945 job ads were posted in Austin MSA for the full month of November 2020 (-2,063 from November 2019).
    • Job postings decreased -27.5% when comparing the last week of November with pre-COVID January 2020 (Opportunity Insight)
  • Job openings are wide-ranging:
    • The region’s top hiring occupation groups in the full month of November were in IT (3,204), management (2.564), sales and related (2,413)  healthcare practitioners and technical (2,042) and office and administrative (2,021).
    • Top titles posted in job ads were customer service representative (87), sales associate (86), project manager (62), delivery driver (61), and housekeeper (58).
    • Top companies hiring were University of Texas (291), Ascension Health (284), Hospital Corporation of America (279), IBM (210), and Baylor Scott and White (189).
  • Certifications in-demand are wide-ranging:
    • Driver’s License (2,371), Registered Nurse (809), First Aid/CPR (364), Basic Life Saving (262), Food Handler Certification (228)
  • WFS’ Targeted Occupations Trends:
    • 3,807 job ads were posted for positions on our Targeted Occupation List (TOL)
      • Top Occupations posted from the WFS TOL were Registered Nurses (813), Software Developers (584), Heavy and Tractor Trailer Drivers (250), Licensed and Practical Vocational Nurses (177), and Maintenance and Repair Workers, General (171).
      • Top employers hiring for positions on WFS’ TOL were Ascension Health (209), Hospital Corporation of America (194), Chalk Mountain Services of Texas (138), Baylor Scott and White (127), and University of Texas (111).

See the full report

Also: Targeted Occupations List profiles and Career Ladders have been updated on our website with 2018-2028 employment projections and 2019 wage data.

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