Jobs in Corpus Christi

The Corpus Christi metropolitan area continues to expand it's economic reach. Positioned to take advantage of Gulf of Mexico access the Port of Corpus Christi continues to expand employment in Corpus Christi. Positioned along the ship channel are multiple oil refineries which are some of the major employers in the community. Oilfield services have a long an prosperous history in Corpus Christi.

In addition to the port and oil and gas industries there are several other major employers in Corpus Christi and the surrounding area. Corpus Christi is home to a Naval Air Station, has a thriving healthcare and hospital community, the Corpus Christi Army Depot, HEB stores, several major financial services firms and banks and of course has a thriving and growing tourist industry. In the surrounding Corpus Christi area employers such as Celanese and Sherwin Williams provide jobs at local plants. Shipping and barge services play a major role in the community as well as oil platform repair and assembly. Fishing, shrimping and marine services are a major contributor to employment in the area. Agriculture and ranching have a long history and continue to thrive in south Texas. Another major employer and contributor to growth in the area is Del Mar Community College, Texas A and M Corpus Christi and Texas A and M at Kingsville (just a short 40 minute commute from Corpus Christi).

Education and Training

Having two major universities in the area supported by a local community college continues to provide students and employers great benefits. Corpus Christi is a great location for completed college education in fields such as nursing, marine science, engineering, teaching certificates, law enforcement and more. Employers benefit from and ever increasing talent pool of educated and prepared graduates.