Employment by Sector

Employment by Sector – 2012
Industry Sector Bowie County TX # Estab. Bowie County  TX # Employed Miller County, AR # Estab. Miller County, AR # Employed
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing 68 313 33 97
Natural Resources and Mining 3 6 5 26
Construction 258 1,812 131 1,238
Manufacturing 148 3,643 50 1,225
Wholesale 202 2,128 73 2,601
Retail 870 11,871 331 2,597
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities 123 1,662 62 942
Information 39 514 13 187
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate 496 3,510 127 786
Business and Professional Services 863 4,510 263 1,609
Education and Health Care Services 559 12,703 190 3,311
Non-classified 62 177 22 59
Total All Private Sector 3,629 42,849 1,300 14,678
Total Government and Nonprofit 438 5,273 199 1,551
TOTAL ALL INDUSTRIES 4,129 48,122 1,499 16,229
Source: Claritas 2-Digit Business Facts, 2012 Data; as of January 2013

 

 

Employment Taxes/Benefits

Employment Taxes & Mandated Benefits
Tax/Benefit Rate/Basis Administering Agency
Unemployment Insurance* .54% to 7.35% based on wages of $9,000/ employee/year; average rates is 1.82% Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-2699
Workers’ Compensation Non-mandatory Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-2222
Family Leave Upon employee meeting Family Leave criteria – the employer must make available up to 12 weeks of paid and/or unpaid leave during a year Texas Workforce Commission
(512) 463-2222
Source: Texas Workforce Commission (www.twc.state.tx.us/), 2013 Data; as of January 2013
* New employers start at a tax rate of 2.7% or the applicable industry average tax rate for their NAICS, whichever is higher. Employers keep the entry level rate for approximately 18 months.

 

Wages by Occupation

Wages by Selected Occupations - Bowie County, TX
Management, Business & Financial SOC Code (1) Starting Wage Experienced Wage
Sales Manager 11-2022 $19.03 $55.22
Computer & Info Systems Manager 11-3021 $29.27 $52.64
Industrial Productions Manager 11-3051 $32.81 $61.48
Purchasing Agent (ex. wholesale, retail & farm) 13-1023 $18.41 $29.24
H.R. & Labor Relations Specialist 13-1078 $12.98 $30.82
Accountant & Auditor 13-2011 $20.01 $34.14
Office Administration & Support SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Supervisor of Officer Workers 43-1011 $13.22 $25.52
Bookkeeping, Accounting Clerk 43-3031 $9.40 $17.39
Payroll & Timekeeping Clerk 43-3051 $11.69 $17.60
Customer Service Rep 43-4051 $7.98 $14.53
Info & Records Clerk 43-4199 $15.63 $21.39
Shipping, Receiving, Traffic Clerk 43-5071 $12.76 $19.77
Executive Secretary & Administrative Assistant 43-6011 $14.15 $21.81
Secretary(ex. legal, medical) 43-6014 $9.49 $15.37
Data Entry Keyer 43-9021 $8.41 $10.95
Computer & Information Technology SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Computer Programmer 15-1113 $14.48 $27.22
Network & Computer Systems Administrator 15-1142 $20.03 $33.59
Architecture & Engineering SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Civil Engineer 17-2051 $27.90 $44.34
Mechanical Engineer 17-2141 $29.99 $37.70
Architectural & Civil Drafter 17-3011 $14.53 $29.26
Construction & Maintenance SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Supervisor of Trades Workers 47-1011 $17.27 $30.37
Carpenter 47-2031 $10.72 $17.28
Construction Laborer 47-2061 $8.47 $13.63
Equipment Operator 47-2073 $12.08 $17.71
Electrician 47-2111 $16.18 $24.87
Painter 47-2141 $11.10 $21.70
Industrial Equipment Electronic Repair 49-2096 $9.74 $17.60
Auto Service Mechanic & Technician 49-3023 $10.83 $21.01
Industrial Machinery Mechanic 49-9041 $20.00 $23.66
Maintenance & Repair Worker 49-9071 $10.15 $17.10
Machinery Maintenance 49-9043 $9.98 $20.05
Production & Transportation SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Production Supervisor 51-1011 $16.88 $29.14
Assembler & Fabricator 51-2099 $10.42 $15.98
Computer Controlled Machine Tool Operator 51-4011 $13.26 $18.31
Machinist 51-4041 $16.40 $23.62
Tool & Die Maker 51-4111 $21.92 $26.21
Welder, Cutter, Solderer, Brazer 51-4121 $12.00 $20.37
Quality Inspector, Tester, Sorter, Sampler, Weigher 51-9061 $16.75 $23.98
Truck Driver, Heavy 53-3032 $13.72 $18.52
Truck Driver, Light 53-3033 $8.79 $19.75
Industrial Truck & Tractor Operator 53-7051 $9.18 $15.08
Material Movers 53-7062 $8.00 $12.27
Healthcare Practitioners & Technical SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Medical Transcriptionist 31-9094 $12.66 $17.29
Registered Nurse 29-1111 $22.58 $36.36
Physical Therapist 29-1123 $28.75 $46.91
Medical & Clinical Lab Technician 29-2012 $12.18 $13.71
LPN and LVN 29-2061 $12.77 $18.02
Medical Records Technician 29-2071 $10.34 $18.42
Sales, Marketing, Design & Related SOC Code Starting
Wage
Experienced Wage
Graphic Designer 27-1024 $9.53 $18.88
Retail Salesperson 41-2031 $8.15 $12.70
Sales Rep (mfg. technical, scientific) 41-4011 $13.69 $32.98
Sales Rep (services, all other) 41-3099 $16.74 $38.36

Source: Texas Workforce Commission, LMID, Tracer, (www.tracer2.com/cgi/dataanalysis/); 2012 Data; as of December 2012

(1)Standard Occupational Code, US Department of Labor (www.bls.gov/soc/)