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 four largest employers represent three separate industries:
  • financial services/insurance
  • telecommunications
  • public education
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

State Farm Insurance

Insurance services

8,000

Regional hub

AT&T Telecommunications 5,000 Divisions

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas

Health insurance

3,100

HQ

The University of Texas at Dallas Public higher education 2,674 Main campus 
Richardson ISD (schools within Richardson only) Public education 2,500 Local
United Healthcare Health insurance 1,700 Regional offices
 Raytheon  Aerospace/Defense   1,700  Division HQ

Fujitsu Network Communications

Communication equipment & services

1,500

U.S. HQ

 Fossil, Inc.  Watch/accessory retailer 1,400  Global HQ
Cisco Systems Telecom equipment  1,400 Division HQ
Samsung Mobile Wireless equipment 1,000 HQ
Qorvo (formerly TriQuint Semiconductor)  Semiconductor manufacturing 1,000 Division HQ 
iQor Business process management  1,000  Division

City of Richardson

Government (local)

950

Local

Traveler's Insurance Insurance services 950 Division
Methodist Richardson Medical Center  Healthcare 939 Division
Amdocs  Business solutions software 900  Division 
Towers Watson Health insurance 800 Division

Rockwell Collins

Communications & electronics systems

800

Divison HQ

Lennox International Heating/AC equipment 700 HQ
Associa Homeowners association management systems 700 Division
Bank of America Financial services 600 Regional office
Verizon Business Communication services  500  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 Systems Business systems and technology 500 HQ
ARGO Data Financial services solutions 480 HQ

Trident Metals

Metal distribution

450

HQ

VCE Cloud computing 450 HQ
Texas Instruments Analog semiconductor wafer fabrication 450 Division

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

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

 Avnet  Electronic Components Distribution  150  Regional office
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  140 Division
id Software Video gaming  100  HQ

Source: REDP updated 2/26/2016


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