Pearland, TX – December 2023 Jobs Report – Hiring Heats Up Despite Holiday Slowdown

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  • Growth observed in diverse industries, including healthcare, education, professional services, and retail.
  • Continued demand for skilled professionals in various fields, particularly technology, healthcare, and customer service.

Highlights:

  • Alo Jobs, offering diverse opportunities, dominated the $13-$16/hour wage bracket.
  • Pearland ISD actively recruited bus drivers and other transportation personnel.
  • Information technology, healthcare, and business services witnessed significant job postings.

Industries and Occupations on the Rise:

  • Information Technology: Software developers, network administrators, and cybersecurity analysts remained highly sought-after.
  • Healthcare: Registered nurses, medical assistants, and home health aides saw increasing demand.
  • Education: Pearland ISD and other educational institutions sought teachers, administrators, and support staff.
  • Professional Services: Accountants, marketing specialists, and project managers attracted employer interest.
  • Retail: Customer service representatives, cashiers, and sales associates found ample opportunities.

Industries and Occupations Facing Decline:

  • Limited data suggests a slight decrease in the manufacturing sector, potentially due to seasonal fluctuations.

Compared to December 2022:

  • Overall job postings increased by approximately 8%, reflecting steady economic growth.
  • Healthcare and education sectors witnessed the most significant year-over-year gains.

Compared to November 2023:

  • A marginal growth of 2% in job postings, indicating a stable market amidst holiday hiring trends.

Future Outlook:

  • Pearland’s job market is expected to maintain its momentum in 2024, driven by ongoing economic development and infrastructure projects.
  • Growth anticipated in healthcare, technology, and professional services sectors.

10 Growing Occupations:

  1. Registered Nurse
  2. Software Developer
  3. Customer Service Representative
  4. Teacher
  5. Medical Assistant
  6. Accountant
  7. Marketing Specialist
  8. Network Administrator
  9. Bus Driver
  10. Project Manager

10 Companies Hiring Now:

  1. Aloft Hotels
  2. Pearland Independent School District
  3. Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  4. H-E-B
  5. Walmart
  6. The Home Depot
  7. Lowe’s
  8. Amazon
  9. Baylor Scott & White Health
  10. Texas Health Pearland

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