TE recently chatted with Dr. Luke Winslow, a Lecturer in the Department of Management at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
In the past decade, Texas-based corporations have invested hundreds of millions, if not billions of dollars to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) initiatives in our schools.
In Texas, health care and education services have the greatest number of jobs among all educational levels in 2010. This reflects a growth in the school-age as well as the retirement-age demographic groups.
Jobs Paying Wages Near or Above the 2011 State Average Wage
Health care services and education should see the greatest job growth in Texas among all educational levels during the next decade. Many high growth occupations that require an associate or vocational degree pay wages significantly above the state average.
The Fastest-Growing, Highest-Paying Texas Industries
It's no secret that Texas is dominating job creation in the U.S., despite a still-weak national economy. But what industries are growing fastest, and paying the most?
Texas leads all other states in job creation. See which inustries are contributing to the growth.