Local Job Market Information

The Labor Market and Career Information Department (LMCI) of the Texas Workforce Commission provides access to the following:
  • Employment estimates
  • Information on wages
  • Lists of employers and training providers
  • Local area profiles
  • Occupation exploration and comparisons
  • Projections by industry and occupation
  • Staffing patterns
  • Unemployment information
Texas Industry Profiles
Texas is a diverse state offering abundant resources, a dynamic economy, and a superior quality of life. The Texas Industry Profile website provides industry-based information and regional analysis tools that assist local workforce and economic development professionals in understanding the Texas regional industry structure and workforce dynamics. To provide a foundation for Texas economic development activities, the site addresses aspects of the following:
  • Employment dynamics
  • Industry dispersion
  • Industrial clustering and related analyses
  • Labor supply
SOCRATES software is a tool designed to assist Texas businesses by generating regional labor market analysis, targeted industry lists, targeted occupation lists, and occupational profiles. SOCRATES is useful for local workforce planning under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) to generate lists of Targeted Industries and Targeted Occupations. Complimentary labor market analysis tools are also available in the SOCRATES system that are designed as integral modules for additional area economic analysis and career information scenario.

Contact Us
For more information, use the Labor Market Information (LMI) Request Form or for additional information or assistance, please contact a Business Solutions representative.