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Total nonfarm employment in the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metropolitan Statistical Area stood at 3,042,800 in April 2017, up 41,900, or 1.4 percent, from one year earlier.
Workers in the Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.44 in May 2016, about 2 percent above the nationwide average of $23.86.
From June 2016 to September 2016 gross job gains in private sector establishments in Louisiana totaled 105,759, while gross job losses numbered 102,408.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Houston area rose 0.6 percent in January and February, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for the South edged up 0.2 percent in April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.