Houston’s Largest Employers

1. Walmart
37,000 employees

2. Memorial Hermann Health System
24,108 employees

3. H-E-B
23,732 employees

4. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
21,086 employees

5. McDonald’s Corp
20,918 employees

6. Houston Methodist
20,000 employees

7. Kroger
16,000 employees

8. United Airlines
14,941 employees

9. Schlumberger
12,069 employees

10. Shell Oil Co.
11,507 employees

11. Exxon Mobil Corp.
11,000 employees

12. Texas Children’s Hospital
10,992 employees

13. HCA
10,830 employees

14. Landry’s
10,800 employees

15. UTMB Health
9,928 employees

16. Harris Health System
9,174 employees

17. National Oilwell Varco
8,960 employees

18. UT Health Science Center at Houston
8,220 employees

19. Chevron
8,000 employees

20. The Home Depot
7,880 employees

21. Fluor Corp.
7,750 employees

22. Baylor College of Medicine
7,705 employees

23. CHI St. Luke’s Health
7,198 employees

24. JPMorgan Chase
6,850 employees

25. Whataburger
6,620 employees

26. Subway
6,168 employees

27. Academy Sports + Outdoors
5,800 employees

28. Baker Hughes
5,695 employees

29. S&B Engineers and Constructors
5,500 employees

30. Target Corp.
5,405 employees

Source: Houston Chronicle