Austin’s fastest growing job sector isn’t tech, Chamber report shows

Education and health care services jobs led Austin’s job growth over the past 12 months, according to a report from the Austin Chamber of Commerce that breaks down regional employment trends.
The report comes just after Texas Workforce Commission officials released data on June 16 revealing that Austin’s unemployment rate had risen year-over-year to 3.3 percent in May, up from 3.1 percent in May 2016.
Overall, Austin added 28,300 jobs between May 2016 and May 2017, a growth rate of 2.8 percent.…

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