More San Antonians hired as unemployment rate dips in Feb.More San Antonians hired as unemployment rate dips in Feb.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=14062015-03-27T14:09:00Z2015-03-27T00:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio’s unemployment rate stood at 3.8 percent for the month of February 2015 as more people in the city are finding work.

This compares to a local unemployment rate of 4.1 percent in January and 5.2 percent in February 2014.

Meanwhile, Texas’ unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in February as employers added 7,100 nonagricultural jobs during the month and 357,000 positions added over the year.

The state’s unemployment rate is down from 4.4 percent in January. Five of the 11 major industries tracked by the Texas Workforce Commission added jobs in February.

The industry sector that experienced the largest monthly increase in seasonally adjusted job growth was the trade, transportation and utilities industry, which added 16,300 jobs.

The Leisure and Hospitality sector added 9,700 positions in February and 55,500 positions over the year. Construction, Other Services and Financial Activities added 2,800 jobs combined.

For more employment stats, see the Texas Workforce Commission.

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