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Victoria ranked top Texas city to find employmentVictoria ranked top Texas city to find employmenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=12312015-04-21T12:37:00Z2015-04-21T00:00:00Z

VICTORIA - With an average salary of $54,000 and an unemployment rate of 4 percent, Victoria ranked number four on a list of top places in Texas to find a job.

Beyond.com, an online career network for job seekers and employers, compared the number of job postings on its website with the Texas Workforce Commission's labor force for the month of February to determine the top five places to land a job in Texas.

The other cities listed by Beyond as the top places to find a job were San Antonio ranked first; Waco, Dallas and Austin ranked fifth.

The data showed Victoria's top job-creating industries as health care and medical, transportation and logistics, merchandising, and purchasing and retail.

The top job titles employers are needing to fill, according to the research, are truck drivers, occupational therapists and registered nurses.

All areas of health care from maintenance to physical therapists are available. The purchasing and retail industries also have been growing steadily as more companies come to Victoria.

For more employment data, visit the Texas Workforce Commission.

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