What kind of jobs are there in El Paso, TX?

Located on the border of the U.S. and Mexico, El Paso has a strong federal government presence with opportunities for those interested in joining the U.S. Customs and Border Protection team.

The metro area also has a high demand for those in the health care profession at facilities like the University Medical Center of El Paso and Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare.

There are also opportunities in the education sector at the University of Texas--El Paso. 

Job Market Index

Index Score: 5.6 /10

How we calculate this.


El Paso has a less healthy job market than similarly sized metro areas.

Average Annual Salary


El Paso
$39,100

USA
$51,960

Unemployment Rate 2019

3.8%
of people are without a job

0.1 % higher than national average.

Unemployment Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.