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There are many paths to good-paying careers that offer stability, opportunities for growth, and a great quality of life—careers with prominent Coastal Bend companies. 

Through UpSkill Coastal Bend, you can learn more about these careers, their average annual earnings, and their educational or training requirements. Plus, you can trace the pathways to these opportunities from high school, community college, or an existing job.

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Throughout the Coastal Bend, thousands of openings exist in several industry sectors. Our area has seen steady expansion, further driving the regional economy. Many of these employers offer work-based learning through apprenticeship programs. Others are looking for candidates with two-year technical degrees and often will pay for required courses. These careers are lucrative, in-demand, and provide a great quality of life, after only two years or less of education or training.


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Route Sales Representative

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15938494
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$61,100.00 Year

Be 21 years of age or older. Have a valid drivers license with proof of insurance. Responsible for delivering, selling, and merchandising Frito-Lays complete line of products including Lays, Doritos, Cheetos, Tostitos, Fritos, and many more to local stores including gas stations, dollar stores, and large grocery stores. Work independently to unload orders, merchandise product, partner with store managers to increase sales.

English Required: Yes

Business Systems Analyst

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15900798
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$58,822.40 Year - $88,836.80 Year

Associate’s degree in the field of business administration, computer science, accounting, management, information systems. Two (2) years experience. Maintains and updates existing software systems. Primarily J.D. Edwards EnterpriseOne, Saab PortControl, DocuWare, UKG Ready, Microsoft Office, various business intelligence software, such as Tableau, Power BI, Reports Now; and related software.

English Required: Yes

3G4G Fluxcore Welder

Location: Ingleside, Texas
Job Number: 15892869
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$27.00 Hour

One to two (1-2) plus years of experience welding fluxcore required. Must be able to pass a 3G4G fluxcore test. Must have own welding hood to fit their hardhat and provide their own leather or leather sleeves apron. Grinders, chipper provided. Layout, assemble, and weld various components of pipes or equipment.

English Required: Yes

Data Entry Clerk

Location: Corpus Christi,, Texas
Job Number: 15939102
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$14.00 Hour - $15.00 Hour

High school diploma or equivalent. One (1)+ year of Clerical or similar experience preferred. Running and review reports through an EMR system. Breaking down reports by insurance providers. Checking and inputting data. Perform other duties, as assigned.

English Required: Yes


Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 15939146
Shift: Full-Time, Days

$16.00 Hour - $20.00 Hour

Must have associates/bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance. Two (2)+ year of Bookkeeping or similar experience. Maintains budgets, budget worksheets, amendments, and monthly reports on file. Processes payroll files, records, and timecards accurately and efficiently. Must keep effective filing system and accurate up to date files available for inspection.

English Required: Yes

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