HCA, Inc. was founded in 1968
and was one of the nation’s first
hospital companies. The company
provides around 4 or 5 percent of all
medical care in the nation. HCA
North Texas has numerous hospitals,
imaging, and surgery centers
throughout the DFW area, including
the Denton Regional Medical
Center, the Medical Center of
Lewisville, and the Medical City
Dallas Hospital, among others.
12. NAS Fort Worth JRB
Base: 1510 Chennault Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76127
The Naval Air Station Forth Worth
Joint Reserve Base was established
in 1994 as the first Joint Reserve
Base in the country. It is made up of
40 separate commands and its
11,350 personnel include active
duty military, Guardsmen, Reservists,
and civilian employees.
13. U.S. Postal Service
401 Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike
Dallas, TX 75260
In 1775, Benjamin Franklin appointed
the first Postmaster General and the
United States Postal Service was born.
USPS has processed 160 billion
pieces of mail with 70,000 stores,
banks, and kiosks around the country.
The organization has the largest
civilian vehicle fleet in the country, and
delivers mail in rain, sleet or snow.
14. Fort Worth ISD
10, 129 employees
Headquarters: 100 N. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
The public school system of Fort
Worth was founded in 1882, and
today employs 10, 129 teachers
and staff. All hiring for the Fort Worth
ISD is done through their Human
Capital Management organization.
15. Kroger Co.
Local base: 1331 E. Airport Fwy.
Irving, TX 75062
Headquarters: Cincinnati, OH
Kroger is one of the largest retail
companies in the United States and
was ranked number 23 on the
2013 Fortune 500 List. Kroger
operates 2,424 supermarkets, 786
convenience stores, 328 fine jewelry
stores, and 37 manufacturing plants.
There are 206 Kroger-owned
supermarkets in Texas, and 85 of
those are in the Dallas/Fort Worth
16. Texas Instruments Inc.
9, 100 employees
Headquarters: 12500 TI Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75243
Texas Instruments designs and supplies
semiconductors and digital signal
processing solutions for the world
market. Dallas is home to TI’s American
operations, which has been on
Fortune’s Most Admired Companies List
for 10 consecutive years.
17. Raytheon Company
Local base: 2501 W. University Dr.
McKinney, TX 75071
Headquarters: Waltham, MA
Established in 1922, Raytheon
achieved $25 billion in sales in
2011. The company provides a
broad range of mission support
systems, including state-of-the-art
electronics and mission systems
integration for customers around the
world. Raytheon employs 8,700
people in 7 different facilities in the
18. Target Corp.
Local base: 555 Republic Dr.
Plano, TX 75074
Headquarters: Minneapolis, MN
The first Target store opened in
1962, and in the very same year it
gained the nickname “Tar-zhay.” The
company has 1,778 stores in the
U.S. and 82 in Canada, supporting
361,000 employees. DiversityInc
Magazine ranked Target number 20
in its list of Top 50 Companies for
Diversity in 2013.
19. The United Parcel Service Inc.
Local base: 4240 International Pkwy.
Carrollton, TX 75007
Headquarters: Atlanta, GA
The United Postal Service began as
“Like other areas in Texas, DFW has
plenty of employment opportunities for those
who choose to relocate here.”