Top-Rated Jobs for 14-19 Year Olds in Texas

What are the most common jobs for teenagers in Texas? Here are some examples:

Teen-Friendly Employers in Texas

Teenagers in Texas seeking job opportunities can explore this list of employers known for their positive and supportive work environments for younger workers.

KFC

KFC

Restaurants & Cafes
Domino's

Domino's

Restaurants & Food Service
Brookshire Grocery Company

Brookshire Grocery Company

Grocery Stores & Supermarkets
Tractor Supply

Tractor Supply

Home Furniture & Housewares Stores
CVS Health

CVS Health

Health Care Services & Hospitals
Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut

Restaurants & Cafes
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A

Restaurants & Cafes
Chuck E Cheese

Chuck E Cheese

Restaurants & Cafes
Raising Cane's

Raising Cane's

Restaurants & Cafes
Whataburger

Whataburger

Restaurants & Cafes

Can Minors Work in Texas?

Minimum hiring age in Texas is generally 14 years old. Read more about Texas Child Labor Law.

Can 12-13 year olds work in Texas?

Minors under 14 may not work for an employer, except in family business.

Can 14 year olds work in Texas?

If you're 14 and looking for work in Texas, here are some potential job opportunities to explore:

  • Team Member
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Sales Associate
  • Standardized Patient
  • Part-time Math and English Teacher
  • Cashier
  • Soccer Linesman
  • Youth Sports Coach - Dallas, TX
  • Teachers' Assistant
  • Standardized Patient (TECHS)

These Texas employers welcome 14-year-olds seeking their first job:

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science
  • YMCA
  • Kelly-Moore Paint Company
  • Texas Tech University
  • Code Ninjas of Houston, TX
  • Youth For a Better America
  • YES Communities
  • Best Brains of Austin - Southwest
  • Ninja-Kid Warrior

Can 15 year olds work in Texas?

Did you know that 15-year-olds in Texas can work in certain jobs? Here are some options:

  • Cashier
  • Team Member
  • Lifeguard
  • Server
  • Kid Check Attendant
  • Party Host
  • Game Room Attendant
  • Crew
  • Sales Associate
  • Summer Camp Counselor

If you're a 15-year-old looking for an employer with experience working with young people, consider these Texas businesses:

  • Chuck E Cheese
  • Chick-fil-A
  • TEXAS AQUATIC ENTERPRISES
  • KFC
  • Pak Foods
  • American Pool of Houston
  • Taco Bell
  • Dairy Queen
  • SafeGuard Aquatics
  • American Pool

Can 16 year olds work in Texas?

16-year-olds in Texas can work in certain jobs. See options below.

  • Team Member
  • Cashier
  • Crew
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Store Associate
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Sales Associate
  • Cook
  • Server
  • Busser

For teens in Texas, here are some employers known for being friendly to 16-year-old workers:

  • CVS Health
  • Domino's
  • Raising Cane's
  • Brookshire Grocery Company
  • Whataburger
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Chipotle
  • KFC
  • McDonald's
  • Burger King

Not just jobs! Local youth programs in Texas offer paid work options like volunteering, internships, and apprenticeships. Discover your skills and get paid while doing it.