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Austin Metro job market continues rise

ATX Chamber shows major growth in Professional and business services

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The latest job numbers are back and the Austin Round Rock metro is still moving up.

An Austin Chamber of Commerce report shows the metro area has grown 36,900 jobs, making the Austin area the second fastest growing metro in the country. The fastest growing industry in Austin is Wholesale trade but the local Professional and business services industry still added the most jobs, making up almost a third of the new job growth. Statewide Austin still has the lowest unemployment rate among the big cities at 3%, Houston leads at 4.8%.

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