Texas Adds 95,800 Jobs In September 2021

22 Oct 2021


AUSTIN, TEXAS – In September, Texas added 95,800 total nonagricultural jobs, and the seasonally adjusted Texas unemployment rate was at 5.6%, a decrease of 0.3 percentage points from August 2021, according to data released Friday by the Texas Workforce Commission.

Texas has added a total of 711,500 jobs since September 2020, making gains in 16 of 17 months.

“The improvement we see in the unemployment rate this month continues the trend we’ve experienced the last six months,” said TWC Chairman Bryan Daniel. “Businesses in Texas continue to create jobs, which creates career opportunities for Texans.”

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