What kind of jobs are there in McAllen, TX?

McAllen has seen year-over-year job growth of around 2.5 percent, but the area's unemployment rate is higher than the national average.

Education and health services make up two of the largest employment sectors in McAllen thanks to top employers like the McAllen Independent School District, South Texas College, the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, McAllen Medical Center and Rio Grande Regional Hospital. There are also opportunities in the public sector, including with the City of McAllen. Other major employers include BBVA Compass Bank, IBC Bank and GE Engines.

Top Industries in McAllen


Health Care and Social Assistance

Total Employment
Nursing Aide
Salary: $21k - $30k

Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers

Total Employment
Retail Salesperson
Salary: $18k - $28k

Wholesale Trade

Total Employment
Sales Representative
Salary: $37k - $79k


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