Cedar Park is quickly growing, and many companies are noticing its exceptional location and highly educated population. As such, new businesses are constantly being drawn to Cedar Park, giving residents a great number of options for employment.
Today, oil exploration, software, healthcare, biotech and manufacturing are all key industries in Cedar Park.
For those looking for work within the city, several large employers are located within the limits of Cedar Park. The largest is the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, which employs around 600 people. Close behind is the National Oilwell Varco, which manufactures drilling equipment and employs over 400 people.
Other large area employers include CoreSlab Structures, a pre-cast concrete manufacturing firm, ETS-Lindgren, an electromagnetic and acoustic energy systems manufacturer, and Baker Drywall, which provides construction services.
Additional Employment Options in Greater Austin
While Cedar Park provides its residents with quite a number of employment options within the city limits, its location close to Austin and the easy access of public transportation make jobs in Austin appealing as well, the entire metro area is available for those looking for work, and the opportunities are excellent.
By far the largest area employer is the Austin Independent School District, which is the state's fifth-largest district.
With over 86,000 students across 124 campuses, the opportunities for teachers and support staff are strong. This district continues to grow, meaning education will be a large sector for employment in the region in the coming years as well.
Dell has its headquarters in the Austin region, based out of the nearby community of Round Rock. For those who work in the information technology sector, this is a strong employment option, with need for sales professionals, developers and other IT positions. Dell has over 12,000 employees.
Austin is also the global headquarters for the 3M Electro and Communications Business. This sector of 3M manufactures hard goods and new products for global operations for the 3M company, providing thousands of jobs in Austin and the surrounding communities.
As you can see, the economic opportunities in Cedar Park and the surrounding communities are strong. Whether you work in education, manufacturing or IT, you are certain to find something that fits your needs. In fact, it's likely that a job is what brought you to Cedar Park. Now that you're here, let Mick Hooper and Crosswind Realty help you find your perfect home.