The state unemployment rate remained steady at 8.2 percent in March for the fifth consecutive month.
The the state agency reports Texas civilian labor force grew by nearly 29,000 workers in March.
The largest job gain was in the leisure and hospitality industry which added 10,300 positions.
Amarillo maintained the state's lowest unemployment rate at 5.6 percent, which isn't seasonally adjusted. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area experienced the highest jobless rate at 11.6 percent.