Employment Payroll Data Table
Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Employees of Texas State and Local Government, 2003
Employment chart. long description of chart

As 2003 began, 165 thousand civilian employees of the federal government called Texas home. State government employed another 265 thousand Texans while local governments employed nearly 1 million. The largest share of Texas state and local employees--nearly sixty percent of the total--work in education.

Source: Census Bureau. (full source)