Overall unemployment rate moved down to 2.7% with the biggest shift in Government, which lost 2,000 roles, based on the most recently available information published in June 2022.

Total employment in the College Station-Bryan, TX market declined by 2,370 jobs in April and the unemployment rate decreased compared to the prior month by 20 bps to 2.7%. The national unemployment rate decreased by 42 bps over the same time to 3.3%.

  • College Station-Bryan, TX unemployment rate is 64 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 140 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in April versus prior month by 2.6% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
College Station-Bryan, TX Unemployment April 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs declined by -0.9%. Key sectors include:

  • Government: 45,200; -2,000
  • Transportation & Utilities: 19,000; +500
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 17,600; +200
  • Education & Healthcare: 12,600; +100
  • Business Services: 11,800; no change
  • Construction, Mining: 7,400; +100
  • Manufacturing: 5,600; -100
  • Financial Services: 4,100; no change
  • Other Jobs: 3,400; no change
  • IT & Development: 1,400; no change
College Station-Bryan, TX Unemployment by Industry April 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through April 2022 (Data published June 2022 and reports created on June 1, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.