a messenger service in 1907, and
has grown into a global corporation
that services 2000 companies
around the world. 2012 revenue
was $54.1 billion, with a delivery
rate of around 16. 3 million packages daily. Though headquartered in
Atlanta, GA, UPS employs 8,555
workers in the DFW area.
20. Parkland Health and Hospital
8, 134 employees
Headquarters: 5201 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75235
For more than a century, Parkland
Health and Hospital has served
Dallas County with talented medical
professionals. Parkland has 14
medical centers in the Dallas area,
including the Burn Intensive Care Unit,
the Arrhythmia Management Center,
and a Diabetes Treatment Center.
21. Arlington ISD
8, 126 employees
Headquarters: 1203 W. Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, TX 76013
Arlington ISD is the ninth largest
school district in Texas and serves
more than 64,000 students. One of
Arlington’s largest employers, the district is home to 16 National Merit,
National Achievement, and National
Hispanic Scholars. Average teacher
salary is $52,425 and beginning
teacher salary is $46,276.
22. J.C. Penney Co.
Headquarters: 6501 Legacy Dr.
Plano, TX 75024
J. C. Penny, Inc. is one of the largest
retailers of apparel and home
furnishings. The company operates
1, 100 stores in all fifty states, as well
as Puerto Rico, and reached $17.2
billion in revenue in 2012. Although
it began as a catalogue and mid-
level department store chain, the
company also has extensive online
23. University of Texas, Arlington
Headquarters: 701 S Nedderman Dr.
Arlington, TX 76019
The University of Texas at Arlington
offers more than 180 rigorous
degree programs in 12 different
colleges. According to the Carnegie
Foundation for the Advancement of
Teaching, the university is considered
a Research University with high
activity. Fall 2012 enrollment was
33,239, with 25,761 undergraduate
and 7,478 graduate students.
24. City of Fort Worth
6, 195 employees
Headquarters: 1000 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
The City of Fort Worth is broken into
9 districts, and is located in Tarrant
and Denton Counties. As one of the
fastest-growing cities over the last
decade, the city is expected to
exceed 1 million people by 2030.
25. JPS Health Network
Headquarters: 3301 Stalcup Rd
Fort Worth, TX 76119
The JPS Health Network was
founded in 1906 with the John Pete
Smith Hospital. The network has 52
locations throughout Tarrant and
Denton counties, including Tarrant
County’s only Level I Trauma Center,
19 pediatric centers, six dental
centers, and 4 behavioral centers.
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