West Texas oil country led the nation in job growth last month with the largest year-over-year percentage gains in employment even as oil prices tumbled.
Job growth in Texas continues to soar upward; and those with higher degrees are benefiting the most from the recent additions to the job market.
As DFW experiences record-breaking business growth, new opportunities to grow in real estate also benefit.
Gov. Rick Perry is again hitting the national airwaves, this time blaming the White House for the nation’s stubbornly high unemployment rate and touting Republican-led states where job growth has been stronger.
A job in health care, a growing industry with good wages, just might be what the doctor ordered.
“The Texas job market is the envy of the nation,” says James Quintero of the Texas Public Policy Foundation.