San Antonio construction posts modest employment gainsSan Antonio construction posts modest employment gainshttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=46092014-03-24T13:59:00Z2014-03-23T00:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - General contractors in the San Antonio-New Braunfels metro saw a slight increase to their payrolls in the 12 months ended January 31, 2014, according to Associated General Contractors of America. The area added a total of 600 jobs.

Local contractors reported a total of 41,100 employees at the end of January 2013. A year later, the employment count was 41,700 — an increase of 1 percent.

Numbers posted by other Texas metros between January 2013 and January 2014 include:

  • Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos: added 2,700 jobs, an increase of 6 percent;
  • Dallas-Plano-Irving: added 7,200 jobs, an increase of 7 percent;
  • Fort Worth-Arlington: added 1,100 jobs, an increase of 2 percent; and
  • Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown: added 7,900 jobs, an increase of 4 percent.
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