Career Planning & Trends

Plan your career and make career-related decisions. Explore new career opportunities, find wage and occupation information, learn about your interests and abilities, and use other labor market resources.


Explore Career Opportunities

Explore opportunities based on your interests and work values, match characteristics of your current or most recent occupation with similar occupations, and find specific information such as the fastest growing jobs, levels of education and training requirements, and average salaries.

Explore careers using Texas CARES

Evaluate Expenses Against Careers

Estimate how much money you need for housing, utilities, transportation, clothes, health care, entertainment and other expenses, and see which careers will pay for these needs.

Compare careers & expenses using Reality Check


Learn How to Succeed at Work

Learn about getting and keeping the job of your choice

Take online courses using Texas Work Prep

Match Skills to New Careers

Explore career options based on skills you have used in previous jobs. Compare careers, find training and search for jobs.

Match skills using mySkills myFuture