Longview business and industry attracts employees from a 12-county region surrounding the city. With a population of 690,000, this region has over 300,000 workers. A large manufacturing base, in addition to local colleges, universities, and technical schools, contribute to an abundance of workers with a variety of skills for today’s economy.
Labor Market Profile for Gregg County, by TIP Strategies, June 2013
Labor Market Draw Area
Labor Force Summary (March 2017)
Source: Texas Workforce Commission.
Average Hourly Wage Rates
|Customer Service Representative (43-4051)||$13.97|
Source: Texas Workforce Commission. May 2016