Happy Labor Day, everybody.
What do most people do? Prison workers (Texas has one of the biggest prison systems in the world) and social service workers make up more than a third of the state work force.
- Criminal justice 33,330
- Social services 26,251
- Administrative support 17,417
- Program management 14,476
- Engineering and design 9,254
- Accounting, auditing and finance 5073
- Medical and health 5,006
- Law enforcement 4,364
- Maintenance 3694
- Legal 2,715
Monday, September 03, 2007
Prison workers largest category of state employees
On Labor Day this blog should pause to publicly appreciate all those who work in law enforcement and corrections fields, especially those who frequent this blog. The Austin Statesman today reports that state government remains the largest employer in Texas, and that prison workers are the largest single category of state workers:
Posted by Gritsforbreakfast at 7:49 AM