The total payroll of companies located in the Rural Capital Area surpassed $14 billion in 2017, a 9% increase over 2016. Over $1.1 billion in new payroll was created in 2017.
Trade, transportation and utilities companies paid the most payroll to workers in 2017 - $3.3 billion, followed by Government ($2.2B), and Manufacturing ($1.8B).
Within the region, the highest payroll by county was in Williamson ($9B), followed by Hays ($2.6B) and Bastrop ($0.7B).
To view payroll for individual industries, visit the Snapshots page to use the interactive report.