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How Fort Worth-Arlington jobs fared in 2010

Fort Worth-Arlington’s jobs picture continues to improve, along with the state’s, according to today's Texas Workforce Commission data.

Area employers listed 858,300 workers on payrolls in December, up from 857,600 in November and 850,000 a year earlier, according to figures out Friday from the Texas Workforce Commission. The numbers were not adjusted for seasonal fluctuations.

For all of 2010, most industries added jobs locally, led by government’s gain of 4,600 positions. Education and health services together added 2,900 jobs, leisure/hospitality added 1,900, and manufacturing added 900.



- Scott Nishimura, jobs and workplace reporter, Star-Telegram


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