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Where to Find Austin Jobs Online

The Best Web Sites for Finding Work in Austin


Searching for a new job can be overwhelming, and depending on what industry you're in, Austin jobs can be hard to come by. Fortunately, the Internet is full of job postings; you just have to know where to find them. This list will provide you with several online resources where you can find plentiful Austin jobs listed.

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1. Craigslist

There used to be many scams and illegitimate Austin jobs listed on Craigslist, primarily due to it being free, which made the real ones challenging to find. But in October of 2008, Craigslist began charging for job postings. The site is now developing a reputation for having primarily legitimate postings in the Austin jobs section. The site is very popular in the Austin area!

2. Statesman Jobs

Austin’s newspaper, The Austin American-Statesman, has an online board of Austin jobs through Yahoo. It is a great place to find local careers in a variety of industries.

3. Austin Chronicle

The Chronicle, a locally-owned publication that is known for covering arts and local civics issues, has a small Austin job section on the site. There aren’t too many listings posted here, but there are usually a few diamonds in the rough.

4. Venture Loop

Austin is well-known for its venture-backed start-ups. Some fail, but many go on to be nationally-recognized companies. A search for Texas jobs on Venture Loop will show hundreds of listings for Austin jobs at a variety of venture-backed companies.

5. Indeed

This aggregator rounds up job postings from across the web. Simply type in “Austin” or an Austin zip code as the location along with keywords, and you’ll find postings of Austin jobs from many different sites around the web, all in one place. It's a huge time-saver!

6. City of Austin Jobs

The City of Austin always has plentiful listings for jobs that involve working for the city, and they are all listed online. The city has Austin jobs in health care, counseling, animal control, engineering, accounting, events management and much more.
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