Harris County Employment Department

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Harris County Employment Department Contact Information

View Address and Phone Number for Harris County Employment Department, an Employment Department, at Prairie Street, Houston TX.

Harris County Employment Department
1310 Prairie Street, 170
Houston, Texas, 77002

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About the Harris County Employment Department

The Harris County Employment Department, located in Houston, TX, is a Texas State agency that promotes workforce development, connects employers to qualified employees, and offers supportive services for unemployed and disabled workers in the Harris County area.

You may contact the Department of Employment for questions about:
  • Finding jobs in Houston, Texas
  • Employment and unemployment programs
  • Harris County job centers
  • Employee rights and labor laws
  • Employment visas

Harris County Employment Statistics

Find Harris County Labor Force Participation Rates, Unemployment Rates, Employment by Industry, and Employment by Occupation. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Harris County Labor Force Participation Rates
 Harris CountyTexas
Labor Force Participation Rate68.0%64.6%
Persons with Disabilities45.8%44.7%
Harris County Unemployment Rates
 Harris CountyTexas
Unemployment Rate6.4%5.8%
Persons with Disabilities13.3%11.7%
Harris County Employment by Industry
 Harris CountyTexas
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years & Over2,180,39212,689,069
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting & Mining74,082412,873
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation & Food Services193,0951,154,649
Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance408,6772,739,219
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental & Leasing129,747839,234
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative & Waste Management286,7661,437,711
Public Administration54,618521,004
Retail Trade233,8601,454,504
Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities135,730702,367
Wholesale Trade80,361381,774
Other Services125,918663,422
Harris County Employment by Occupation
 Harris CountyTexas
Management, Business, Science & Arts35.4%35.9%
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance11.5%10.8%
Production, Transportation & Material Moving12.8%11.9%
Sales & Office22.9%23.9%

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