*We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but due to changes in data inputs, the September and October Texas sub-state LAUS estimates (MSA, WDA, County, City) have been revised. The impact was minimal across the state, however some estimates have changed. We advise our customers to use the most current data, and we are available Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. at (866) 938-4444 to answer any question you may have. Thank you.

Texas Labor Market Highlights –  

Unemployment Rate*
Total Non-Farm Employment*
Jobs Change Over the Year
Annual Growth Rate
* Seasonally Adjusted

LMI by Category

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)
View monthly and annual civilian labor force, employment, unemployment, and unemployment rate estimates by state, county, metropolitan area, workforce development area and many cities, by place of residence. Watch Video 
Current Employment Statistics (CES)
Generate a report for monthly and annual nonagricultural employment data by industry for Texas and metropolitan areas.
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Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)
View and generate a report for quarterly data derived from the state’s unemployment tax program measuring employment and wages by industry by state, county, metropolitan and workforce development areas. Watch Video 
Occupational Employment Statistics (Wages)
Provides current annual and hourly wage estimates for up to 800 detailed occupations by state, metropolitan and workforce development area, and industry.
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View and generate a 10-year forecast for employment by industry and occupation for the state of Texas and each of the 28 workforce development areas.
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Staffing Patterns
View the specific occupations and employment that make up each industry within Texas and each of the 28 workforce development areas.

Economic Profiles

Workforce Development Area (WDA) Profiles
A compilation of selected economic data including LAUS and quarterly industry data by Texas’ 28 local workforce development areas.
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Profiles
A compilation of selected economic data including industry composition, current employment statistics by industry, and unemployment information for Texas’ metropolitan areas.
Industry Profiles
An economic profile of Texas industry by category to assist in better understanding Texas regional industry dynamics.
Texas Economic Profile
Economic Profile for Texas and US industry data to assist in better understanding Texas industry dynamics.

Popular Downloads

Popular Downloads and Resources
A categorized collection of popular files available for download and various resource links.

Latest Economic Indicators  

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Texas Labor Force Statistics (Seasonally Adjusted)

Historical Unemployment Rates (Seasonally Adjusted)