Texas - Comparative Trends Analysis of Average Earnings Per Job, 1969-2015
Texas

Introduction & Summary

The United States economy has generated an impressive number of jobs since the 1970s. The contrast between the nation's vigorous employment growth and the modest performance of other major industrial countries is striking. Despite this rosy track record, the real (inflation adjusted) wages and salaries of many workers have stagnated or slipped in recent years. This development has provoked concerns about the quality of new jobs. Structural shifts in the composition of employment--from high-wage goods-producing to low-wage services-related sectors--is the culprit most often cited for the deteriorating quality of jobs.

Directions

  1. Click to view one or more of the regional classifications listed below or from the "Region Selection Menu" to the right. You may need to scroll down to view the entire selection menu.
  2. Using the "Region Selection Menu" on the right, select two regions of interest with the first selection being the primary focus to be compared with the region designated as your second selection.

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To compare and examine average earnings per job across all 254 Texas counties, enlist the interactive mapping and ranking features at your disposal by clicking on the map below.

Average Earnings Per Job Growth by County

Average Annual Percent Change, 1970-2015

Average Earnings Per Job Growth by County
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AndersonKarnes
AndrewsKaufman
AngelinaKendall
AransasKenedy
ArcherKent
ArmstrongKerr
AtascosaKimble
AustinKing
BaileyKinney
BanderaKleberg
BastropKnox
BaylorLamar
BeeLamb
BellLampasas
BexarLa Salle
BlancoLavaca
BordenLee
BosqueLeon
BowieLiberty
BrazoriaLimestone
BrazosLipscomb
BrewsterLive Oak
BriscoeLlano
BrooksLoving
BrownLubbock
BurlesonLynn
BurnetMcCulloch
CaldwellMcLennan
CalhounMcMullen
CallahanMadison
CameronMarion
CampMartin
CarsonMason
CassMatagorda
CastroMaverick
ChambersMedina
CherokeeMenard
ChildressMidland
ClayMilam
CochranMills
CokeMitchell
ColemanMontague
CollinMontgomery
CollingsworthMoore
ColoradoMorris
ComalMotley
ComancheNacogdoches
ConchoNavarro
CookeNewton
CoryellNolan
CottleNueces
CraneOchiltree
CrockettOldham
CrosbyOrange
CulbersonPalo Pinto
DallamPanola
DallasParker
DawsonParmer
Deaf SmithPecos
DeltaPolk
DentonPotter
DeWittPresidio
DickensRains
DimmitRandall
DonleyReagan
DuvalReal
EastlandRed River
EctorReeves
EdwardsRefugio
EllisRoberts
El PasoRobertson
ErathRockwall
FallsRunnels
FanninRusk
FayetteSabine
FisherSan Augustine
FloydSan Jacinto
FoardSan Patricio
Fort BendSan Saba
FranklinSchleicher
FreestoneScurry
FrioShackelford
GainesShelby
GalvestonSherman
GarzaSmith
GillespieSomervell
GlasscockStarr
GoliadStephens
GonzalesSterling
GrayStonewall
GraysonSutton
GreggSwisher
GrimesTarrant
GuadalupeTaylor
HaleTerrell
HallTerry
HamiltonThrockmorton
HansfordTitus
HardemanTom Green
HardinTravis
HarrisTrinity
HarrisonTyler
HartleyUpshur
HaskellUpton
HaysUvalde
HemphillVal Verde
HendersonVan Zandt
HidalgoVictoria
HillWalker
HockleyWaller
HoodWard
HopkinsWashington
HoustonWebb
HowardWharton
HudspethWheeler
HuntWichita
HutchinsonWilbarger
IrionWillacy
JackWilliamson
JacksonWilson
JasperWinkler
Jeff DavisWise
JeffersonWood
Jim HoggYoakum
Jim WellsYoung
JohnsonZapata
JonesZavala
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