McAllen Employment

Employment and Industries in the McAllen, Texas Area

International trade, tourism and manufacturing have important roles in McAllen. The McAllen/Reynosa region has become a primary location for businesses setting up operations along the United States/Mexico border. The McAllen Foreign-Trade Zone is typically ranked among the nation's most active foreign trade zones.

Over 80 of the Fortune 500 global manufacturers have facilities in McAllen/Reynosa including Bissel, Panasonic, Eaton, Black & Decker, GE, Nokia, Johnson Controls, Sony, Whirlpool, West Bend and Drexel Meyer. McAllen also includes call centers for companies such as T-Mobile, Hotel.com, Western Wireless, Ticketmaster, West TeleServices and Merkafon.

Notable data regarding McAllen, Texas: Estimated median household income in 2007: $40,000. Adult population which has achieved a bachelor's degree or higher: 24%. Cost of living index in 2008: 79.0 (U.S. average: 100).

The McAllen area's top employers:

  • Edinburg Consolidated I S D
  • McAllen Independent School District
  • Edinburg Regional Medical Center
  • University of Texas Pan American
  • McAllen Medical Center
  • Hidalgo County
  • Mission Consolidated I S D
  • City of McAllen
  • Columbia Rio Grande Regional Hospital
  • South Texas College

Top fields of employment in McAllen, Texas:

  • Educational services
  • Healthcare
  • Construction
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Finance and insurance
  • Professional, scientific and technical services

McAllen companies are invited to work with the following organizations:

Those interested in staying current with McAllen business activities may want to read the online newspaper The Monitor.

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