Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) May 19, 2013
Texas continues to be the number one jobs creating state in the country. The Lone Star state has added 33,100 jobs in April, which brings the total to 326,100 for the last 12 months. The data is from the Texas Workforce Commission.
The state also has a lower unemployment rate compared to the national average. In April, the unemployment rate for Texas was 6.4 percent, while the national average was 7.5 percent.
Job aggregator website EmploymentCrossing.com has also been able to track down 185,000 jobs in Texas. The Dallas-Ft.Worth metro area continues to lead the state in job openings with almost 120,000 job openings.
The other top job locations in Texas are:
Arlington - 58,000 job openings
Houston - 51,000 job openings
Austin - 37,000 job openings
San Antonio - 33,000 job openings
The main jobs creator in Texas continues to be the healthcare sector with over 34,000 job openings. CEO Harrison Barnes of EmploymentCrossing is optimistic about the future of Texas. “Our data analysis shows that Texas has been among the top five states during the last 12 months in terms of job openings.”
The other nine top job-creating industries according to EmploymentCrossing data are:
Customer Service - 23,000 job openings
Information Technology - 19,000 job openings
Sales - 18,000 job openings
Retail - 14,000 job openings
Nursing - 14,000 job openings
Engineering - 13,000 job openings
Hospitality - 11,000 job openings
Bilingual - 9,000 job openings
Accounting- 9,000 job openings
For more details on job openings in Texas, go here:
EmploymentCrossing is part of the Employment Research Institute, which is one of the most powerful and comprehensive organizations dedicated to helping professionals find jobs that will enhance their careers. Employment Research Institute consists of 120+ of industry-specific and 120+ location-specific job boards which consolidates every job opening it can find in one convenient location. The website also offers a seventy two-hour free trial to new members.