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
6,061 State Prison
Sam Houston State University
3,835 Education
Huntsville Independent School District
980 Education
Huntsville Memorial Hospital
477 Medical
Wal-Mart 317 Retailer
Walker County
380 Government
City of Huntsville
250 Municipality
Gulf Coast Trade Center
154 Education
Bayes Achievement Center 170 Education
Kroger 165 Grocery
Education Service Center Region VI
120 Education
Scott's Miracle Gro Company 50 Landscaping Supply