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Why Amarillo?

Make Amarillo Home

Offering big-city amenities and conveniences while staying true to its hospitable, Texas roots, Amarillo is a wonderful place to call home.

Living in Amarillo

Making a home for yourself in Amarillo is easy, affordable and rewarding. Did you know Amarillo’s median household incomes are 16% higher than the rest of the nation, and 12% higher than other parts of Texas? Higher than average incomes paired with a notoriously low cost-of-living and readily available housing make Amarillo a smart place to start or continue your career. However, don’t just take our word for it — review the stats (Opens in new window).

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Cave at Palo Duro Canyon

Work-Life Balance

Amarillo is home to a vibrant, diverse community with equally diverse needs and interests. Whether you enjoy dining on a restaurant patio or scaling centuries old rock walls in Palo Duro Canyon, there are events and activities in Amarillo for all interests. And because Amarillo is an ever-expanding city, there’s always something new to explore on Amarillo’s horizon.

What is there to do in Amarillo?

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Located at the crosshairs of Interstate 40 and Interstate 27 in the Texas Panhandle, living in Amarillo means you’re just hours away from countless destinations and experiences. Denver, Oklahoma City, Dallas, Albuquerque, and Santa Fe are only half-day journeys — perfect for weekend getaways and adventures.

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Have It All In 3 Easy Steps

  1. Find the right position. Browse the jobs currently in our job postings.
  2. Apply. Fill out and submit a convenient online application.
  3. See below for further instructions:
    • Teachers: Within 48-72 hours, you will receive a link by email requesting you to complete a one-way video interview. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive this email. Please complete the interview within one week from receipt of the email.
    • All Other Positions: Wait for AISD to contact you either by phone or email.

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