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2019-2020 Targeted Occupations for Southeast Texas

Occupations in high demand in Texas as a result of COVID-19 include:

  • Management, such as general managers, sales managers, and medical and health service managers
  • Business and Financial Operations Occupations, such as HR specialists, analysts, accountants and auditors
  • Computer and Mathematical Occupations, such as software developers, computer occupations, all other
  • Media and Communication Workers, such as interpreters and translators
  • Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, such as registered nurses, radiologic technicians, and EMTs and paramedics
  • Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations, such as cooks and bartenders
  • Sales and Related Occupations, retail supervisors, retail sales, and wholesale or manufacturing sales
  • Office and Administrative Support Occupations, such as administrative assistants and customer service representatives
  • Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations
  • Transportation and Material Moving Occupations, such as truck drivers and material movers.

Source: Texas Workforce Commission