The 100 Largest Companies In Texas For 2021

By Chris Kolmar - Jun. 7, 2021

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If you live in Texas and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Texas’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquartered in Texas.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Texas’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Foxconn Assembly LLC, Houston TX
  2. Pizza Hut
  3. ATT
  4. Keller Williams Realty
  5. Carlson Restaurants
  6. Dell
  7. Electronic Data Systems
  8. American Airlines
  9. Livestock Investors
  10. Tenet Healthcare

Foxconn Assembly LLC, Houston TX comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the state. We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

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How we identified the biggest companies in Texas

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Texas with at least 100 employees. That left us with 2,566 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Texas.

As it turns out, Foxconn Assembly LLC, Houston TX looks to the be the biggest company in Texas clocking in with 803,126 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Texas ranked.

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Texas

Rank Company City Employees
1 Foxconn Assembly LLC, Houston TX Houston 803,126
2 Pizza Hut Plano 300,000
3 ATT Dallas 273,210
4 Keller Williams Realty Austin 180,000
5 Carlson Restaurants Dallas 175,000
6 Dell Round Rock 145,000
7 Electronic Data Systems Plano 136,000
8 American Airlines Fort Worth 126,600
9 Livestock Investors Hereford 125,000
10 Tenet Healthcare Dallas 115,500
11 J. C. Penney Plano 106,000
12 H-E-B San Antonio 100,000
13 Schlumberger Houston 100,000
14 NEC Corporation of America Irving 99,000
15 Whole Foods Market Austin 91,000
16 Shell Petroleum Houston 82,000
17 Jacobs Engineering Group Dallas 80,000
18 Exxon Mobil Irving 71,100
19 Essilor of America Dallas 69,000
20 Sysco Houston 66,500
21 Social Security Administration Bryan 60,000
22 Southwest Airlines Dallas 58,803
23 Brinker International Coppell 57,906
24 Halliburton Houston 55,000
25 Fluor Irving 53,349
26 Frito-Lay Plano 50,000
27 Waste Management Houston 42,300
28 Kimberly-Clark Irving 42,000
29 BNSF Railway Fort Worth 41,000
30 Steward Health Care System Dallas 40,000
31 McDermott International Houston 40,000
32 Quanta Services Houston 38,000
33 KBR Houston 37,500
34 National Oilwell Varco Houston 37,000
35 Textron Fort Worth 35,000
36 7-Eleven Dallas 31,500
37 Michaels Irving 31,000
38 Weatherford International Houston 30,000
39 Texas Instruments Dallas 29,714
40 Landry’s Houston 29,000
41 Houston Independent School District Houston 28,652
42 USAA San Antonio 28,000
43 ARG Holdings Corpus Christi 27,930
44 Cooper Industries Houston 26,000
45 Golden Living Plano 25,098
46 Blockbuster Dallas 25,000
47 CHRISTUS Health Irving 25,000
48 Medco Health Solutions Irving 24,000
49 Memorial Hermann Health System Houston 24,000
50 Perot Systems Dallas 23,100
51 Rent-A-Center Plano 22,200
52 Texas Health Resources Arlington 22,005
53 GameStop Grapevine 22,000
54 Exela Technologies Irving 22,000
55 Sally Beauty Holdings Denton 21,755
56 Biglari Holdings San Antonio 21,519
57 Dr Pepper Snapple Group Plano 21,000
58 McLane Company Temple 20,545
59 Zachry Holdings San Antonio 20,000
60 Staff Force Katy 20,000
61 Baylor Scott White Health Dallas 20,000
62 Alcon Fort Worth 20,000
63 Wrrh Investments Lp Houston 20,000
64 Cinemark Plano 19,915
65 Service Corporation International Houston 19,468
66 Chinos Holdings Fort Worth 18,800
67 iHeartMedia San Antonio 18,700
68 Vallourec Star Houston 18,325
69 ClubCorp Holdings Dallas 18,300
70 Tailored Brands Houston 18,200
71 Food Management Partners San Antonio 18,001
72 Chuck E. Cheese’s Irving 18,000
73 Citizens Capital Dallas 17,594
74 FMC Technologies Houston 17,400
75 Randalls Houston 17,378
76 Academy Sports + Outdoors Katy 17,000
77 Alliance Data Plano 17,000
78 Flowserve Irving 17,000
79 FirstCash Fort Worth 17,000
80 Vanguard Services Dallas 16,600
81 Hungry’s Houston 16,500
82 Dean Foods Dallas 16,000
83 Sonic Healthcare USA Austin 16,000
84 Bureau of Economic Geology Austin 15,971
85 MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston 15,740
86 Brock Group Houston 15,666
87 Trinity Industries Dallas 15,605
88 Waste Connections The Woodlands 15,000
89 Saltgrass Steak House Houston 15,000
90 Builders FirstSource Dallas 15,000
91 Direct Energy Houston 14,608
92 Phillips 66 Houston 14,600
93 Fossil Group Richardson 14,500
94 Andeavor San Antonio 14,300
95 Brookshire Grocery Company Tyler 14,000
96 Pier 1 Imports Fort Worth 13,500
97 Neiman Marcus Group Dallas 13,500
98 Susser Holdings Corpus Christi 13,117
99 Horizon Health Lewisville 13,000
100 UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas 12,770

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Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar is a co-founder of Zippia and the editor-in-chief of the Zippia career advice blog. He has hired over 50 people in his career, been hired five times, and wants to help you land your next job. His research has been featured on the New York Times, Thrillist, VOX, The Atlantic, and a host of local news. More recently, he's been quoted on USA Today, BusinessInsider, and CNBC.

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