Higher Ed Tackles Workforce Shortages

1 Feb 2023


The labor pool in Texas is as deep as it is wide, but the demands of a growing population expose shortages in key occupations where the number of available, educated workers is showing signs of receding.

Jobs requiring postsecondary education and specific technical skill training will form a significant component of a Texas labor force anticipated to grow 13.3 percent by 2030, far above the 3.7 percent estimated increase for the U.S., according to an annual report (PDF) by Projections Managing Partnership for the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

Read the complete article from Comptroller Texas here.