Companies are hiring in Temple across a diverse range of industries
When you go with the flow, life only gets easier. This is especially true in Temple, where a steady flow of hundreds of in-demand jobs across a diverse range of industries makes it simple to grow or start a new career. An average salary in Temple is $69,189 when adjusted for cost of living — meaning that when you do get hired, your dollars will go further.
Whether you’re looking to work in manufacturing, healthcare, logistics & distribution or business services, Central Texas is an attractive location for job seekers in a variety of fields.
Temple is renowned as a city with major manufacturing operations, from longstanding companies like Wilson Art and Artcobell that have been in the city for decades to newcomers like SAF. Whether you’d like to explore a career as a metal fabricator or quality technician, many of the available jobs require little to no experience and come with the potential for on-the-job training.
Food processing and packaging companies also strengthen the job market in Temple, with companies like Pactiv and Reynolds Consumer Products hiring for positions like production operators, engineering specialists and warehouse managers.
The continued growth of Temple’s manufacturing industry makes it easy to find your fit. Here’s a snapshot of what you’ll find in Central Texas:
- 130+ manufacturing establishments in Temple
- 6,500+ people currently employed by a manufacturing company
- 28% increase in manufacturing employment from 2010-2020
- Several growing businesses that have completed expansions in recent years
Logistics & Distribution
If you consider yourself a mover and shaker, you’re bound to love working in Temple. The city is home to:
- 300 logistics & distribution companies that deliver goods to 30 million throughout Texas
- 14.3% increase in logistics & distribution employment between 2010 and 2020
McLane — a leading grocery supply chain company with a national shipping operation — is headquartered in Temple and employs more than 1,500 throughout Central Texas. FedEx Ground also opened a distribution center in Temple in 2022 while H-E-B expanded its distribution operations with a 325,000 square foot facility, a new high-tech automated distribution line and the addition of more than 100 jobs.
From logistics managers and warehouse workers to truck drivers and transportation planners, companies in Temple are hiring talent to help keep this industry moving in Central Texas.
Across Texas, the demand for healthcare workers is on the rise, with more than 27,000 job postings for registered nurses statewide. In Temple, McLane Children’s Hospital, the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center and Baylor Scott & White Health have been creating quality healthcare employment opportunities for decades. Plus, Lifepoint Health’s cutting-edge Temple rehabilitation facility opened in 2019 creating 120 new jobs with an average salary of $52,000.
If you’re looking for a hub for healthcare employment, you’re in the right place. Temple has become an ideal location for growing health and life sciences companies thanks to the flow of graduates from nearby colleges with healthcare programs such as:
- Texas A&M University-Central Texas
- University of Mary Hardin Baylor
- Texas Bioscience Institute at Temple College
- Baylor College of Medicine will also welcome its inaugural class in Summer of 2023.
Financial & Business Services
With a bustling business community that consists of more than 470 companies, Temple has a diverse range of opportunities in fields like:
- Human resources
Whether you’re looking to work at one of the six corporate headquarters in the city or a dynamic startup, you’ll be in good company with a workforce nearly 9,000 employees strong earning a median annual salary of close to $90,000.
Temple also ranked as a Top 10 City to Work in Tech for its low cost of living and high earning potential jobs.
Looking for a career that offers more than just the daily grind? Opportunity is waiting for you in Central Texas. Check out our career page and see what you’ll find when you choose to work in Temple.