Regional Unemployment Rate: 4.4% (March 2022)

Monthly Change – Employers in the Houston-Galveston region ADDED 1,700 jobs in March 2022

  • Business & Professional Services, continuing major fluctuations, lost 9,300 jobs in March
    • Most of these losses were in the Administrative & Support and Employment Services subsector
  • Leisure & Hospitality added 4,600 new jobs in March
    • This sector provides good opportunities for soon-to-be graduates entering the labor force and/or for individuals looking for summer jobs

Construction ADDED 3,200 jobs in March 2022

  • This represents an increase of 1.5%
  • In March, Construction typically grows at 1%, which indicates a stronger than usual performance lastmonth
More local workforce economy statistics can be found at Workforce Solutions.

Updated: May 16, 2022