Austin Chamber’s Job Growth & Unemployment Update August 30 2016

job growth & unemployment Austin chamberThe Austin Chamber's Economic Development Department just came out with some interesting bits of info.  Here are some of the highlights:

  • 37,800 new jobs were created in the last 12 months in Austin making it the 3rd fastest growing metro among the top 50 behind Fort Lauderdale and Orlando
  • Of those the fastest growing industries were construction and natural resources
  • 7,900 jobs were created in the professional and services sectors
  • The unemployment rate in Austin is 3.4%

Check out the Austin Chamber Full Report Here

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