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Houston Jobs Overview

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48,103
Job Openings
4.8%
Unemployment Rate
$51,830
Median Base Salary
2.3M
Population

Houston has the 4th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Houston area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Houston has the 5th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Houston is below average at $51,830, and the median cost of a home in Houston is $125,400, which is below the national average. 29% of workers in Houston hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 75% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Houston. 78% of Houston workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Houston spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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      Workforce Solutions - Northshore

      14355 East Wallisville Road
      Houston, TX 77049
      281-458-1155

      Workforce Solutions - Astrodome

      9315 Stella Link Road
      Houston, TX 77025-4012
      713-661-3220

      Workforce Solutions Cypress Station

      70 FM 1960 West
      Suite A
      Houston, TX 77090
      281-891-2850

      Workforce Solutions - Willowbrook

      17517 Hwy 249 at North Gessner
      Houston, TX 77064
      281-807-9462

      Workforce Solutions - Southwest

      12710 Bissonnet Street
      Houston, TX 77099
      281-564-2660

      Workforce Solutions Westheimer

      8373 Westheimer
      Houston, TX 77063-2703
      713-953-9211