Austin Area Top 20 Major Employers

It’s no secret that Austin, Texas has become one of the top locations, especially for tech companies to relocate their operations. So we thought we’d provide a list of the area’s largest employers and have provided the website links to their career pages for those out of town job seekers. Whether you work in the tech industry or in healthcare, the Austin area has some of the best employment opportunities in the nation.

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#1
H-E-B
8100 cameron Rd. Bldg. A-200
Austin, TX 78754 512-646-8500
heb.com

H-E-B is a Texas based grocery store, a local favorite and currently employs an estimated 18,000 employees.

#2
Dell Technologies
One Dell Way
Round Rock, TX 78682
512-338-4400
dell.com

Homegrown Dell Technologies currently employs an estimated 14,000 in the Austin area.

#3
Ascension Texas
1345 Philomena St.
Austin, TX 78723
512-324-1980
healthcare.ascension.org

Ascension Texas is one of the largest hospital networks and employs nearly 11,000 in the Austin metro area.

#4
St. David’s HealthCare
98 San Jacinto Blvd.
#1800
Austin, TX 78701
512-708-9700
stdavids.com

St. David’s Healthcare is well represented throughout Austin, and employs 10,000+ healthcare professionals.

#5
Walmart Stores Inc.
702 Southwest Eighth St.
Bentonville, AR 72716
800-331-0085
walmartstores.com

#6
Apple Inc.
12545 Riata Vista Cir.
Austin, TX 78727
408-996-1010
apple.com

Apple has had a presence in the Northwest Austin for years and recently broke ground on their second campus off of Parmer and the 45 Tollway. Apple-Austin currently employs close to 7,000 employees and that will grow once their new campus opens.

#7
IBM Corp.
11500 Burnet Rd.
Austin, TX 78758
800-426-4968
ibm.com

Tech giant IBM employs 6000 Austin area residents. Their offices are near the trendy Domain area that boasts fantastic restaurants, shopping, apartments and office towers that host other prominent tech companies.

#8
Amazon.com LLC
11501 Alterra Pkwy. Austin, TX 78758
amazon.com

How many deliveries from this online retailer have you received this week? Amazon continues to grow its presence in the Austin area and currently employs 4,000 throughout the region. Currently a new mega distribution and operation center is being constructed in Pflugerville, Texas off of the Tollway 130.

#8 (Tie)
NXP Semiconductors
6501 W. William cannon Dr. Austin, TX 78735
800-521-6274
nxp.com

NXP designs and manufactures semiconductors for the automotive and other consumer industrial and networking markets. Currently NXP employees roughly 4,000 employees in Austin, Texas.

#9
Home Depot (Austin area stores)
13011 Mccallen Pass Austn, TX 78753
homedepot.com

This home improvement retail giant has a large presence in Central Texas, employing nearly 3,600 employees throughout the Austin metro area.

#10
Accenture PLC
323 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
512-420-8800
accenture.com

3,500 employees work for this professional services consulting firm.

#11
Samsung Austin Semiconductor LLC
12100 Samsung Blvd.
Austin, TX 78754
512-672-3159
samsung.com/us/sas

Samsung Austin manufactures semiconductor chips for mobile, consumer, networking computing and automotive. Samsung’s Austin operation employs 3,300.

#12
Baylor Scott & White Health
919 Congress Ave. #540Austin, TX 78701
512-509-0200
BSWHealth.com

In 2013 Baylor Health Care System merged with Scott & White to form the largest non-profit healthcare system in Texas. Currently, Baylor Scott & White employees 2,866 in the Austin area.

#13
AT&T Inc.
816 Congress Ave. #1100
Austin, TX 78701
800-321-2000
att.com

This Dallas based communications company employs 2,800 in Austin.

#14
Charles Schwab & Co. Inc.
501 Congress Ave. #125
Austin, TX 78758
512-370-3880
aboutschwab.com

This financial planning firm employs 2,800 in Austin.

#15
Indeed
6433 Champion Grandview Way, Bldg 1
Austin, TX 78750
indeed.com

Job search engine company, Indeed, employs 2,800 in Austin.

#16
Whole Foods Market Inc.
550 Bowie St.
Austin, TX 78703
512-476-1206
wholefoodsmarket.com

Founded in Austin, this organic and natural foods grocer employs 2,600 at its headquarters in Downtown Austin and area stores through the city.

#17
Oracle Corp.
2300 Oracle Way
Austin, TX 78741
oracle.com

This technology giant recently announced in December 2020 it was moving operations from its base in California to Austin. The Austin campus in southeast Austin currently employs 2,500.

#18
Flex
12455 Research Blvd.
Austin, TX 78759
512-425-4100
flex.com

Flex is a contract manufacturer, that designs and builder products for many OEM, including Apple. The Austin operation employs 2,497 people.

#19
AMD Inc.
7171 Southwest Pkwy.
Austin, TX 78735
512-602-1000
amd.com

This graphic processor manufacturer employs 2,300 in Austin.

#20
General Motors IT Innovation Center
13201 McCallen Pass
Austin, TX 78753
800-875-7562
gm.com

The 2,200 employees at GM’s Austin campus is focused on developing new technologies for GM and its customer, including software, development cloud services, mobile applications and information security systems.


Other Notable Austin Employers
(Employ more than 1,000)

NI
11500 N. MoPac Expy.
Austin, TX 78759
512-683-0100
ni.com
Technology, Software

Applied Materials Inc.
9700 E. Hwy. 290
Austin, TX 78724
512-272-1000
applied materials.com
Semiconductor

Visa Inc.
12301 Research Blvd. Bldg. II, III, IV
Austin, TX 78759
visa.com
Financial, Technology

Austin Regional Clinic PA
6210 E. Hwy. 290 #350
Austin, TX 78723
512-231-5513
austinregionalclinic.com
Healthcare

The Progressive Group of Insurance Cos.
7301 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
855-758-0630
progressive.com
Insurance

Intel Corp.
1300 S. MoPac Expy.
Austin, TX 78746
512-314-0024
intel.com/texas
Semiconductor

Vrbo and Expedia Group
11920 Alterra Pkwy.
Austin, TX 78758
512-684-1100
vrbo.com
Technology, Online Marketplace, Travel

Randalls Food Markets
3300 Bee Caves Rd.
Austn, TX 78746
713-268-3500
randalls.com
Grocery & Pharmacy

ICU Medical Inc.
3900 Howard Ln.
Austin, TX 78728
800-824-7890
icumed.com
Medical Supplies

Facebook Inc
300 W. Sixth St.
Austin, TX 78701
newsroom. fb.com
Social Media

SHI Government Solutions Inc.
1301 S. MoPac Expy. #375
Austin, TX 78746
800-870-6079
texas.gs.shi.com
Business Technology

Wells Fargo Bank NA
111 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701
wellsfargo.com
Banking

Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries
500 W. Second St. #1600
Austin, TX 78701
512-691-2300
deloitte.com
Business Consulting

Google Inc.
500 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701
512-343-5283
google.com
Search Engine

HP Inc.
14231 Tandem Blvd.
Austin, TX 78728
hp.com
Technology

Q2 Holdings Inc.
13785 Research Blvd. #150
Austin, TX 78750
512-275-0072
q2ebanking.com
Software

PPD
7551 Metro Center Dr. #200
Austin, TX 78744
512-447-2985
ppd.com
Pharma and Biotech






About the author

Rich Patterson has been a REALTOR® since 2006 and is the Owner of Urban to Suburban Realty.

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