Employment by Industries

2018 Value
± 21,651
1 Year growth
± 2.58%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Houston, TX grew at a rate of 3.73%, from 1.11M employees to 1.15M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston, TX, are Construction (133,309 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (125,991 people), and Retail Trade (113,163 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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