Texas presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:
But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.
As a sovereign country (2016), Texas would be the 10th largest economy in the world by GDP (ahead of South Korea and Canada). In 2016, Texas Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 2nd with over $1.6 trillion and ranked 13th with a per capita GDP over $53,000. For June 2017, Texas had an employed workforce of over 12.8 million and an unemployment rate of 4.6%. For 2016, Texas ranked 21th on the cost of living.
The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to America at large; Texas’ rank on this measure has risen from 17th to 13th.
Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Texas, including the following major cities:
OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Texas industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Texas economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.
The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.
Texas OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining and Logging supersector, the Other Services supersector, and the Manufacturing supersector.
Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Mining and Logging is the top growth industry in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with almost 240,000 employed (2% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Mining and Logging employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 10.3% while the national average grew 4.8%. Companies reporting the most employment growth in this supersector are:
Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
Other Services is one of the top growth industries in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with almost 450,000 employed (3.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.4% while the national average grew 2.7%. The company reporting the most employment growth in this supersector is:
Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:
The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.
Manufacturing is one of the top growth industries in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with over 870,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.2% while the national average was basically flat at 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employment growth in this supersector are:
The following shows Texas occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.
At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Texas. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Texas, OJT.com can help you.
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