Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 3.1% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 2,400 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the College Station-Bryan, TX market rose by 2,729 jobs in October and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • College Station-Bryan, TX unemployment rate is 30 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 50 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) declined in October versus prior month by -5.1% and are up 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 October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 2.7% . Key sectors include:

  • Government: 46,000; +2,400
  • Transportation & Utilities: 19,400; +100
  • Restaurants & Hotels: 18,600; +200
  • Education & Healthcare: 12,800; no change
  • Business Services: 12,200; +200
College Station-Bryan, TX Unemployment by Industry October 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through October 2022 (Data published December 2022 and reports created on December 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.