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Government Employers in Midland, TX
City of Midland TX Current Job
Top Employers in Midland,
citizens of Midland sit next to the Permian Basin, one of Texas'
primary oil reservoirs and responsible for one-fifth of the
nation's total natural gas and oil production. The city is the
county seat of the same-name county and is often combined with
Odessa as an economic metropolitan area.
currently experiencing a resurgent oil boom due to technological improvement in
hydraulic fracturing of natural gas and oil deposits.
Unemployment for Midland was 3.8 percent in May 2012. The
mining, logging, and construction sector has experienced
significant job growth. Employment rates increased 15.8 percent
year-to-year for December 2011 and 7.7 percent by May
The professional and
business services and leisure and hospitality sectors have shown
significant job growth increases of at least 4 percent by May
2012. Lofty increases in monthly year-to-year job growth are
expected to continue through 2012.
Job seekers can find
work as truck drivers, wait staff in restaurants and city
planners. City employees are being given $100 monthly retention
bonuses. Top employers have been the school district, Midland
Memorial Hospital and Medical Center and Midland College.
Several oil extraction companies are hiring workers and
furnishing "man" camps" for temporary living
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