Texas Reaches Record Employment Of More Than 13M Jobs In December 2021

24 Jan 2022


AUSTIN, Texas — The Lone Star State ended 2021 with a second consecutive month of record-setting employment at more than 13 million jobs and an unemployment rate of 5%, the Texas Workforce Commission has reported.

“It’s important to note here that Texas has not only recovered from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on job growth but is now surpassing the employment levels of pre-pandemic Texas,” said Robert Allen, President and CEO of the Texas Economic Development Corporation in Austin.

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