San Antonio construction employment up 5 percentSan Antonio construction employment up 5 percenthttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=74732013-05-03T11:41:00Z2013-05-03T00:00:00Z

SAN ANTONIO - General contractors in San Antonio added 1,900 employees to their payrolls between March 2012 and March 2013, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

The San Antonio-New Braunfels metropolitan region had 40,200 construction employees last March. That number has risen 5 percent to 42,100 workers a year later.

That is the same percentage by which employment figures went up in February as well.

In February 2012, the greater San Antonio construction industry had 40,000 workers. By February 2013, that number had risen 5 percent to 41,900 workers.

Corpus Christi added the highest percentage of new construction jobs at 18 percent.

The Dallas-Plano-Irving metro added the highest number of jobs — 12,000 between March 2012 and 2013.

San Antonio Business Journal
San Antonio-New Braunfels
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