Job Training for Texas

“Lone Star State”

Texas presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Texas Economic Overview

As a sovereign country (2016), Texas would be the 10th largest economy in the world by GDP (ahead of South Korea and Canada). In 2016, Texas Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 2nd with over $1.6 trillion and ranked 13th with a per capita GDP over $53,000. For June 2017, Texas had an employed workforce of over 12.8 million and an unemployment rate of 4.6%. For 2016, Texas ranked 21th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Texas’ rank on this measure has risen from 17th to 13th.

Texas Locations for Job Training

Here at OJT.com, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Texas, including the following major cities:

  • Abilene
  • Amarillo
  • Austin
  • Beaumont
  • Brownsville
  • College Station
  • Corpus Christi
  • Dallas-Fort Worth
    • Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX
    • Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  • El Paso
  • Houston
  • Killeen
  • Laredo
  • Longview
  • Lubbock
  • McAllen
  • Midland
  • Odessa
  • San Angelo
  • San Antonio
  • Sherman
  • Texarkana
  • Tyler
  • Victoria
  • Waco
  • Wichita Falls

Texas Industries for Job Training

OJT.com connects you with training providers that support all the major Texas industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Texas economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

There are no Texas OJT supersectors with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large.

Texas Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Texas OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large are the Mining and Logging supersector, the Other Services supersector, and the Manufacturing supersector.

Mining and Logging. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Mining and Logging is the top growth industry in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with almost 240,000 employed (2% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Mining and Logging employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 10.3% while the national average grew 4.8%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Legacy Reserves LP
  • Camber Energy, Inc.
  • Lilis Energy, Inc.
  • Petrolia Energy Corporation
  • West Texas Resources, Inc.

Other Services. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

Other Services is one of the top growth industries in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with almost 450,000 employed (3.6% of the employed workforce) in this supersector (June 2017). Other Services employment between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 6.4% while the national average grew 2.7%. The company reporting the most employee growth in this supersector is:

  • Carriage Services, Inc.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is one of the top growth industries in Texas, relative to the rest of America, with over 870,000 employed in this supersector (June 2017). Manufacturing employment growth between June 1016 and June 2017 grew 3.2% while the national average was basically flat at 0.4%. Companies reporting the most employee growth in this supersector are:

  • Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • Kraton Corporation
  • Quanex Building Products Corporation
  • CVR Partners, LP
  • Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.

Texas Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Texas occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Texas Job Training Providers

Texas has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Texas Training. See OJT trainers in Texas for additional training providers.

At OJT.com, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Texas. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Texas, OJT.com can help you.

Drop OJT.com a line today and let us help you with your job training needs! 

Call (916) 538-0764 to speak with someone on our project evaluation team.

 


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