Q4 2022 Local Jobs Report: Dallas

Q4 2022 Local Jobs Report: Dallas

The PeopleReady Local Jobs Report provides a snapshot of jobs, hiring and wage growth trends for specific local markets.

Dallas Market Snapshot

November 2022

Note: Most recent data available.

Throughout the Dallas area, businesses in sectors such as retail, manufacturing and hospitality are competing for a small pool of job candidates heading into 2023. While some employers have announced job cuts in recent months, the overall labor market remains tight, especially with regard to front-line and entry level workers.

Applications for unemployment benefits have remained historically low in Dallas and throughout the U.S. The Dallas area unemployment rate decreased slightly to 3.3% in November 2021, four percentage points lower than the national statistic (3.6%). Interestingly, while national wages have increased 5.2% year over year, Dallas metro-area wages have increased by just 1.9%. See Q3 2022 numbers here.

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jobs Added

+580

month over month

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UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

3.3%

down from 3.4% in October 2022

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WAGE CHANGE

+1.9%

year over year

  • Professional and business services had the largest YoY gain (+51,700) among the metropolitan area’s private-industry supersectors.
  • Nonfarm wage and salary employment in the Dallas area is up 6.0% YoY.
  • The unemployment rate in the U.S. is 3.6%, compared to 3.3% in the Dallas area.

Dallas Jobs Breakdown

Q4 2022

PACKERS & PACKAGERS

  • Unique Job Postings: 241
  • Jobs Change: 2.2% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $13.38
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $15.48

RETAIL SALESPERSONS

  • Unique Job Postings: 8,137
  • Jobs Change: 9.1% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $13.03
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $14.98
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maids & housekeepers

  • Unique Job Postings: 1,796
  • Jobs Change: 9.4% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $12.98
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $14.00

LAUNDRY & DRY CLEANING WORKERS

  • Unique Job Postings: 250
  • Jobs Change: 9.7% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $12.14
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $12.00
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CLEANERS OF VEHICLES & EQUIPMENT

  • Unique Job Postings: 442
  • Jobs Change: 11.4% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $13.27
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $14.46

STOCKERS & ORDER FILLERS

  • Unique Job Postings: 2,822
  • Jobs Change: 13.1% from Q3
  • Median Hourly Wage: $16.52
  • Median Hourly Wage as Advertised: $16.06

About PeopleReady

PeopleReady connects people with work throughout the Dallas metro area. We put a Workforce Within Reach™ across a variety of industries, including hospitality, retail, manufacturing, construction and more. If you’re struggling to find workers in this competitive market, visit our Dallas service center page or call us at 214.358.0684 and get staffing solutions now.

SOURCES

  1. U.S. BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
  2. Emsi, January 3, 2022

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