Major Employers

As the Huntsville community continues to populate, more jobs are becoming available. In 2015 the unemployment rate dropped 1% leaving it at 4.4%. There are more jobs and big business opportunities available.
Employer Number of Employees
Type of Product or Services
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
6,823 State Prison
Sam Houston State University
3,817 Education
Huntsville Independent School District
878 Education
Huntsville Memorial Hospital
477 Medical
Wal-Mart 485 Retailer
Walker County
296 Government
City of Huntsville
270 Municipality
Weatherford Completion and Oilfield Service
188 Oil Drilling Equipment
Gulf Coast Trade Center
186 Education
Bayes Achievement Center 170 Education
Kroger 142 Grocery
Education Service Center Region VI
136 Education
Scott's Miracle Gro Company 46 Landscaping Supply