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Occupation Snapshot

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The largest major occupation group in the City of Terrell, TX is Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, employing 1,993 workers. The next-largest occupation groups in the region are Production Occupations (1,549 workers) and Office and Administrative Support Occupations (1,543). High location quotients (LQs) indicate occupation groups in which a region has high concentrations of employment compared to the national average. The major groups with the largest LQs in the region are Production Occupations (LQ = 2.08), Transportation and Material Moving Occupations (1.92), and Sales and Related Occupations (1.24).

Occupation groups in the City of Terrell, TX with the highest average wages per worker are Legal Occupations ($108,500), Management Occupations ($95,700), and Architecture and Engineering Occupations ($79,500). The unemployment rate in the region varied among the major groups from 2.0% among Management Occupations to 11.0% among Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations.

Over the next 1 year, the fastest growing occupation group in the City of Terrell, TX is expected to be Healthcare Support Occupations with a +3.2% year-over-year rate of growth. The strongest forecast by number of jobs over this period is expected for Transportation and Material Moving Occupations (+36 jobs) and Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (+26). Over the same period, the highest separation demand (occupation demand due to retirements and workers moving from one occupation to another) is expected in Transportation and Material Moving Occupations (264 jobs) and Sales and Related Occupations (230).