Jobs

The Best Jobs in Houston

When considering potential employers, it’s important for applicants to consider their compensation package, benefits, and professional growth opportunities. Beyond this, however, you should consider how happy you will be day in and day out at your new career. As America’s fourth largest city, Houston is already a great place to live thanks to the vibrant cultural, sports, and recreation opportunities. This summer is looking to be a great time to make a change in your career, with Glassdoor Chief Economist Dr. Andrew Chamberlain saying, “After a slow start this year, hiring on Glassdoor rebounded sharply in May.” Apply to a job that you will love through Glassdoor and give yourself another reason to love life in this cosmopolitan city!

Realtor

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.4

After a slow winter, the real estate market is thriving in Houston. Working as a realtor requires commitment, but offers a number of distinct advantages for those who have the skills required.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Business Development Manager

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.4

If you love the satisfaction of providing the answer to complex financial and managerial questions and want to see your decisions make a lasting impact on a business, consider making a change to working in business development.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Office Manager

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.3

As America’s 4th largest city, Houston is home to hundreds of offices, all of which need someone to handle meeting arrangements and directing phone calls. Office managers had a year-over-year pay increase that was significantly higher than the average worker in Houston this past month, making it a good time to apply to these positions.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Research Assistant

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.2

Playing host to multiple universities and a number of innovative companies, Houston is the perfect place to work as a researcher for a number of fields, such as medicine, natural resources, and technology. Working as a research assistant is a perfect job for those fresh out of college or those with a similar academic background.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Executive Assistant

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0

When people think of the most valuable members of their team, their assistant may not be the first thing they think of. Many workers may not even know what these important workers do, but executive assistants are a necessity when bridging communication and delegation between executives and their employees.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Software Developer

Job Satisfaction Rating: 4.0

Working as a software developer is one of the hottest jobs available right now thanks to high salary, great benefits, and more. Houston’s status as a tech hub makes it the ideal place to work in the field.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Consultant

Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9

Consultants are brought on to advise management on the financial, legal, and operational problems that can be hard for companies pin down firm solutions to. The number of financial and natural resource corporations in Houston has left a high demand for those with the skills to fill these roles. When taking a consulting job, expect to be challenged but also compensated accordingly. Check out the best consulting firms to work for on the Glassdoor Blog.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Business Analyst

Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9

Would your coworkers describe you as pivot table whiz? A SQL query queen? If so, a career as an analyst might be perfect for you. Business analysts work closely with financial and business intelligence data to provide insights on acquisitions, efficiency, and operations.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Administrative Assistant

Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9

While executive assistants handle tasks pertaining to an individual to allow that person to focus on their unique skills, administrative assistants take on a more general responsibility in the office: handling conference room assignments, taking calls, greeting visitors and more.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Account Manager

Job Satisfaction Rating: 3.9

Account managers are the core of a strong sales team. They make sure that the clients they manage are getting the best possible service and drive continuing relationships with those clients. The need for consistent communication and initiative makes this position particularly satisfying to many extroverted workers.

Some of Houston’s happiest workers are in management positions. If you are interested in moving into a management role, read our guide on the Five Steps to Become a Manager.

See Open Jobs in Houston

Methodology: Glassdoor’s Jobs With the Highest Satisfaction in Houston report identifies jobs with the highest overall job satisfaction rating. For a job title to be considered, it must receive at least 30 job satisfaction ratings shared by Houston-based employees from 5/16/18-5/15/19. This report takes into account job title normalization that groups similar job titles. C-suite and intern level jobs were excluded from this report.

 

New Jobs in Houston For You

CDL-A Truck Driver
Heartland Express
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
General Dentist
Carus Dental
Humble, TX
23 hours ago 23h
Senior Full-Stack Developer
Quantum Reservoir Impact
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
ASE Automotive Technician
CarMax
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
23 hours ago 23h
Civil Construction Estimator
SpawGlass
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
Construction Foreman - Phoenix
Superstition Carpentry
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
Electrical Estimator/Project Manager
Melton Electric Inc
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
Manufacturing Engineer / CNC Programmer
Wells Manufacturing
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h
Sr. Subcontracts Manager
S & B Engineers and Constructors
Houston, TX
23 hours ago 23h