Tuesday, 20 September 2022 15:03

Texas Leads U.S. in Job Growth, Smashes All State Employment Records Again

Written by Bethany Blankley, The Center Square


...employers both connect with untapped talent and build talent pipelines through internship and apprenticeship initiatives,” said TWC Commissioner Representing Employers Aaron Demerson.


While Texas’ job numbers continued to break records, its seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased by 0.1% to 4.1% from July 2022. It’s the first time the state’s unemployment rate has gone up since April 2020.


The Metropolitan Statistical Areas with the lowest unemployment rate was Amarillo and Austin-Round Rock of 3%, followed by Midland’s 3.3%, and 3.5% each in Abilene, College Station-Bryan, Lubbock and San Angelo.


McAllen-Edinburg-Mission has the highest unemployment rate of 7.7% followed by Beaumont-Port Arthur’s 7.1% and Brownsville-Harlingen’s 6.4%.


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