Major Employers

 

Richardson is the second largest employment center in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metro area and includes a diverse range of businesses.
The city's three largest employers represent three separate industries:
  • telecommunications
  • public education
  • health insurance 
Other major employers represent Richardson's deep technology roots and its global focus.
 
Richardson's Largest Employers (by # of employees)

Employer

Type of Business/Organization

# of Employees

Site Functions

AT&T

Telecommunications

4,300

Divisions

The University of Texas at Dallas Public higher education 3,500 Main campus

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas

Health insurance

3,100

HQ

Richardson ISD (schools within Richardson only) Public education 2,500 Local

Verizon Business

Communication services

2,250

Division

Cisco Systems Telecom equipment1,700 Division HQ
United HealthcareHealth insurance1,700Regional offices

Fujitsu Network Communications

Communication equipment & services

1,500

U.S. HQ

 Fossil, Inc.  Watch/accessory retailer 1,400  Global HQ
State Farm Insurance Insurance services1,000 (growing rapidly) Regional office
Bank of AmericaFinancial services 1,000  Regional office
Samsung Mobile Wireless equipment 1,000 HQ

City of Richardson

Government (local)

950

Local

Methodist Richardson Medical Center  Healthcare 939 Division
Towers WatsonHealth insurance800Division

Rockwell Collins

Communications & electronics systems

800

Divison HQ

TriQuint Semiconductor

Semiconductor mfg

750

Division HQ

Lennox International Heating/AC equipment 700 HQ
AssociaHomeowners association management systems700Division

Traveler's Insurance

Insurance services

600

Division

Fujitsu America Inc. IT products and services 500 U.S. HQ

CommScope

Communications

500

Division

CVS Caremark Prescription benefits management 500 U.S. HQ

MetroPCS

Wireless communications

500

HQ

HBS SystemsBusiness systems and technology500HQ
ARGO DataFinancial services solutions480HQ
iQorBusiness process management450Division

Trident Metals

Metal distribution

450

HQ

VCE Cloud computing 450 HQ
Texas InstrumentsAnalog semiconductor wafer fabrication450Division

Education Service Center
(Region 10) 

Public education (state)

420

Regional office

Flexjet

Aerospace

400

Division HQ

ETC (Electronic Transaction Consultants) Solutions for traffic flow  320 HQ 
EO Innovations | Raytheon Optical lenses 300 U.S. HQ

AMX Corporation

Electronic remote control systems

300

HQ

RGS Financial

Receivable management services

300

Division

U.S. Oncology

Medical management services

300

Regional office

Texas Capital Bank Financial institution/back office 300 Division
 Simplex Grinnell Communications systems & devices 250 Division

Avnet

Electronic components distribution

250

Regional office

Hill & Wilkinson

General Contractor

250

HQ

Vertex Data Utility Services

Business services telemarketing

250

Division

 Genpact  Business process/technology mgmt 225 Division
Sherwin Williams Paint/coatings 200 Division office

Boeing Service Co.

Systems integration/engineering for aerospace

170

Division

Honeywell Technology manufacturers 150 Division
Texans Credit Union Financial/banking 150 HQ
ACD (Automated Circuit Design)Circuit board layout services 145 HQ
Yahoo!Former Broadcast-com; data relaying systems 140Division
id SoftwareVideo gaming 100 HQ

Source: REDP updated 7/21/2014


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