Job Growth Strong in Texas

The following points are from the “Monthly View of Texas Economy” publication:

  •  Texas was responsible for 19.4 percent of the total jobs created nationwide from September 2010 to September  2011.
  • The state’s private sector added 281,400 jobs, an annual growth rate of 3.3 percent compared with 1.7 percent for the nation’s private sector.
  • All industries except the information industry and the state’s government sector had more jobs in September 2011 than in September 2010.
  • All Texas metro areas except Abilene, Wichita Falls and Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood had more jobs in September 2011 than in September 2010.

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