Leading Employers

The economy in the Katy area is thriving and growing rapidly.  Due to its growth across various business sectors, it has been recognized as one of the most recession-resistant economies in the United States.  Multiple office and light industrial buildings are under construction to support the expansion in employment growth.  The Katy area also has a rapidly growing employment base in both the healthcare and technology industries.

Please note, employment numbers listed are estimates compiled by Katy Area EDC.  Exact employment numbers may vary.

Top 25 Leading Employers in the Katy Area - 2016
Name Size NAICS Product & Service
Katy ISD 9,185 61111 Education / Public Schools
Shell Exploration and Production 6,500 21211 HQ, Oil and Gas
WoodGroup Subsidiaries 5,000 54133 HQ, Engineering, Oil and Gas
BP North America 5,100 21211 HQ, Oil and Gas
Katy Mills - Simon Group 3,500 44211 Retail, Stores and Offices
Academy Sports + Outdoor 2,800 42391 HQ. Distribution Center
Houston Methodist West 2,000 62211 Hospital
LaCenterra - Cinco Ranch 1,700 44211 Retail Stores & Offices
Igloo 1,550 32614 HQ, Distribution and Manufacturing
ConocoPhillips 1,400 21211 HQ, Oil and Gas
HEB 1,325 45211 Retail, Grocery Stores
Walmart / Sam's 1,240 45211 Retail Stores
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital 1,100 62111 Hospital
Kroger  972 45211 Retail, Grocery Stores
Schlumberger ‐ Katy Technology Center 840 35301 HQ, Manufacturing of Oil & Gas Equipment
GEICO 803 54421 Claims and Adjustment Center - Insurance 
Texas Children's Hospital West Campus 751 62111 Hospital
Worley Parsons Group 750 54133 Engineering, Oil and Gas
Expro Americas 450 21311 HQ, Oil and Gas Field Services 
Sewell 450 4411 Auto Sales 
Gulf States Engineering  400 21311 Engineering, Oil and Gas 
Gulf Island Fabrication 565 213112 HQ, Support Activities for Oil and Gas 
Aecom 375 5413 HQ, Engineering Oil ans Gas 
DNV-GL 350 54138 HQ, Risk Management, Software and Testing
Salata 400+ 722511 HQ, Full-Service Restaurant Management 
Diamond Offshore  300 213112 Oil and Gas 
Sercel, Inc. 275 33451 Manufacturing, Instrumentation for Electricity
City of Katy  226 999300 Local Government 
Knight Transportation  210 484121 General Freight Trucking 
       
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