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Texas Growth Factor

By 2014, more Texans will work in home health care services than the state’s other leading industries. This sector will provide an estimated quarter of a million jobs annually— a 53 percent increase from 2004 employment rates. For more information on Texas job opportunities and employment sectors, visit the Texas Workforce Commission’s Web site.

Industry 2004 Average Employment 2014 Projected Employment Growth Rate
Home Health Care Services 161,650 247,950 53.4%
Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services 53,850 82,350 52.9%
Office Administrative Services 33,350 50,650 51.9%
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing 6,650 9,650 45.1%
Offices of Physicians 149,750 216,850 44.8%
Individual and Family Services 32,600 46,650 43.1%
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 71,200 101,800 43.0%
Educational Support Services 2,000 2,850 42.5%
Offices of Other Health Practitioners 35,600 50,650 42.3%
Outpatient Care Centers 18,000 25,550 41.9%

Source: Texas Workforce Commission.