The Greater Katy Area’s Assets Attract Diverse Employers

The growing economy in the Greater Katy Area is thriving due to its location, transportation assets, workforce solutions, and talented labor pool. Various business, office, light industrial, and retail developments are under construction to support the expansion across multiple sectors. The Katy area has seen particularly rapid growth in the employment base for both the healthcare and technology industries.

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

Leading Employers in the Katy AreaWorleyParsons

RankCompany NamePrimary NAICSPrimary SIC DescriptionLocation Employee Size Actual
1Katy Independent School District 61111007Elementary and Secondary Schools17,000 
2BP America Inc.21112002Oil & Gas Producers5,000 
3Shell USA Inc.21112002Oil & Gas Producers4,092 
4Academy Sports + Outdoors Inc. Headquarters45911055Sporting Goods Retailers2,540 
5Wood Group (Combined Katy-area locations)54133024Engineering Services2,175 
6Houston Methodist West Hospital62211002General Medical and Surgical Hospitals2,160 
7Walmart Supercenters (Combined Katy-area locations)45511001Department Stores1,260 
8Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital62211002General Medical and Surgical Hospitals1,260 
9Igloo Products Corp.42512079Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers1,200 
10Achilles Information Inc.56199001Business Services NEC1,050 
11Harris County (Combined Katy-area locations)92112007Legislative Bodies980 
12Worleyparsons Limited54133052Engineers-Professional900 
13Star Furniture44911012Furniture Retailers800 
14Wyman-Gordon33211107Forgings (Mfrs)670 
15Circana54191001Market Research & Analysis600 
16Enerflex Energy Systems Inc.23822013Energy Management Systems & Products600 
17G-Tech Services Inc.56132001Temporary Help Services600 
18Morrison Energy Group21311101Drilling Oil and Gas Wells550 
19H-E-B Plus! (Combined Katy-area locations)45511001Department Stores500 
20IHI E&C International Corp.54133011Engineering500 
21Penske Truck Rental53212016Truck Renting & Leasing500 
22Keller Williams Realty53121003Offices Of Real Estate Agents and Brokers480 
23Sercel Inc.42349009Other Professional Equipment and Supplies Merchant450 
24Houston Methodist Continuing Care Hospital62311000Nursing Care Facilities400 
25S&B Engineers & Constructors54133052Engineers-Professional400 
Sources: Data Axle Reference Solutions via the Houston Public Library, Katy ISD, Houston Business Journal, Houston Methodist  
Prepared by Harris County Economic Equity and Opportunity, Economic Development Division, May 2024