With 72,800 New Jobs In July, Texas Hits Monthly Employment High For 2022

19 Aug 2022


AUSTIN — For the ninth consecutive month, Texas set new job levels for 2022 by adding 72,800 total nonagricultural jobs in July, and total nonagricultural employment reached 13,513,100, according to data released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).

“Texas jobs are booming, and more Texans are working than ever before as we again break all previous records for total jobs,” Gov. Greg Abbott said. “Despite the economic challenges job creators are facing across the nation, businesses are investing with confidence in the Lone Star State because we’ve built a framework that allows free enterprise to flourish and hardworking Texans to succeed. The July jobs report shows that our welcoming business environment, our lower business operating costs, and our young, skilled, diverse, and growing workforce offer unmatched advantages for job creators. We continue unleashing the full might of our economy and ensuring a more prosperous future for Texans all across this great state.”

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