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At any given moment, hundreds of employers are hiring for part-time positions in Dallas, Texas meaning there are many thousands of available part-time positions for a wide variety of companies. Nearly all part-time positions are paid an hourly wage rather than an hourly salary. The minimum wage in Texas is $7.25 hourly but plenty of part-time positions can pay as much as $15 to $20 hourly, depending on the skills and experience required. Keep reading…

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Part-time jobs, usually meaning an employee who works less than 30 hours every week, tend to be temporary rather than long term positions. An employee typically spends an average range of six months to two years in one part-time position, with most transitions occurring because an employee chose to leave the company or signed on as a full-time employee.

Types of Jobs

In Dallas, the majority of part-time jobs are in the service industry in some capacity. This includes restaurant workers and shopping clerks at grocery stores and retail stores alike. These jobs tend to pay in the lower range of wages, anywhere from minimum wage to $10 hourly. Other common part-time positions include delivery drivers and front desk clerks. Because these jobs typically require additional experience or certifications, they pay slightly more in the $12 to $17 hourly wage range.

Pros

The primary advantage of working in a part-time position is the flexibility of one’s schedule. Part-time positions are commonly utilized by students or younger people while they work on longer-term career goals, so most employers are sympathetic to a part-time employee having additional obligations outside of work. Additionally, part-time positions are a great way to gain work experience and bolster a resume.

Cons

The drawbacks to part-time positions are found primarily in the lower range pay scale and the lack of benefits that full-time employees are typically offered. Part-time employees generally don’t have access to the insurance and retirement benefits that their full-time counterparts do, making it difficult to sustainably remain in a part-time position for an extended period of time.

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