AUSTIN – Texas added 99,000 nonagricultural jobs in March, marking gains in ten of the last 11 months, according to the Texas Workforce Commission.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from February at 6.9 percent.
Texas’ nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.2 percent last month. The nation’s was 6.2 percent.
Amarillo had the lowest nonseasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the state at 4.9 percent. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission had the highest at 11.2 percent.
All employment sectors had seasonally adjusted job losses since March 2020 except for trade, transportation, and utilities and financial activities, which ticked up 0.5 and 1.0 percent, respectfully. Mining and logging had the largest job loss with employment falling 20.4 percent.
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