Workforce Solutions Career Specialists are available to help individuals learn about various occupations available in the Heart of Texas region that fit with your unique career preferences, skills, interests and values. Plan your career and make career-related decisions. Explore new career opportunities, find wage and occupation information, learn about your interests and abilities, and use other labor market resources.
There are many careers from which people can choose, but recognizing which occupations and industries lead to good wages and adequate employment opportunities can be challenging.
To help you prepare for good job opportunities, Workforce Solutions has gathered information on targeted occupations and key industries in the Heart of Texas region. These resources provide critical information on occupations and industries that are growing and lead to employment.
We encourage you to use these tools to make informed decisions about both career and educational opportunities.
Heart of Texas Targeted Occupations
The Heart of Texas Targeted Occupations are high-skill and high-growth occupations. Investments in financial assistance, work experience and other Workforce Solutions align with these occupations.
|The Heart of Texas Targeted Occupations Guide is a helpful guide that provides a description of each targeted occupation, its starting salary, projected growth over the next 10 years and training programs that are available.|
|The Heart of Texas Targeted Occupations List is a helpful list that provides the Standard Occupational Code (SOC) number for each targeted occupation. Use the SOC number to learn more about each occupation at O*NET OnLine.|
Targeted Industries List
Heart of Texas Targeted Industries
The Heart of Texas Targeted Industries employ large numbers of workers, are typically fast-growing, pay above average wages and align with our targeted occupations.
|Industry Sector||NAICS Code||Targeted Industry Name|
|2382||Building Equipment Contractors|
|2371||Utility System Construction|
|2373||Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|
|Educational Services||6111||Elementary and Secondary Schools|
|Government, Except Postal Services, State and Local Education & Hospitals||9039||Local Government, Excluding Education & Hospital|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||6211||Office of Physicians|
|6216||Home Health Care Services|
|3364||Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing|
|3273||Cement & Concrete Product Manufacturing|
|3327||Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing|
|3330A1||Machinery manufacturing (3331, 3332, 3334, and 3339 only)|
|3362||Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing|
|Other Services (Except Public Administration)||8111||Automotive Repair and Maintenance|
|8113||Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance|
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||5412||Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services|
|5413||Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services|
|Transportation and Warehousing||4842||Specialized Freight Trucking|
|4931||Warehousing and Storage|