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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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Certified Medical Coder

$17.00 Hour - $20.00 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16249460
Shift: Full-Time, Days

English Required: Yes

Graduate of an AHIMA or AAPC Certified Coding Program. Two (2) + years of medical coding experience. Assign ICD and CPT codes to all inpatient and outpatient medical records, in accordance with accuracy and productivity requirements. Maintain coding compliance for multi-specialty clinic. Review/Audit patient disputes surrounding inappropriate coding in a timely manner


$15.00 Hour - $18.00 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16249794
Shift: Full-Time, Days

High school diploma or equivalent. Two (2) + years of experience as a roofer or similar role required. Install, repair, and replace roofs using various materials such as shingles, tiles, and metal. Inspect roof structure for quality and longevity. Estimate roofing jobs including labor, material, and profit margin. Accurately log your billable hours. Install insulation and solar energy systems.

English Required: Yes


$15.00 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16249907
Shift: Full-Time, Days

High school diploma or equivalent. One (1) + years of experience as a groundskeeper or similar role required. Experience operating a zero-turn lawn mower required. Regularly mow lawns, prune shrubs and trees, and pull weeds. Clear sidewalks, parking lots, and outdoor areas of debris and trash. Monitor, maintain, and adjust irrigation system. Safely apply herbicides and fertilizers.

English Required: Yes

Community Connection Director

$40,000.00 Year

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16249814
Shift: Full-Time, Days

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field. 2+ years of program implementation and supervision of a youth group program. Achieve program goals, output and outcome expectations within the given budget. Adhere to funding requirements and timelines. Recruit, train, and supervise staff and volunteers. Market special program events. Coordinate and conduct weekly groups within schools.

English Required: Yes

Construction Superintendent

$35.00 Hour - $45.00 Hour

Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Job Number: 16249823
Shift: Full-Time, Days

High school diploma or equivalent. Three (3) + years of experience as a construction superintendent required. Supervise and manage all day-to-day on-site construction activities. Develop, maintain, and adjust construction schedules in conjunction with the project manager. Maintain detailed daily logs of on-site activities, including progress, equipment, materials, and labor.

English Required: Yes

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