Major Employers

Leading the Field in Every Industry

Abilene is home to impressive franchises, top companies, and influential employers. Penetrating all sectors from defense to education to manufacturing, Abilene holds the resources and talent needed for industry leaders to perform at their absolute best. In 2019, Abilene businesses produced $7.7 billion in Gross Domestic Product thanks to various star employers.

Supported by a regional workforce of over 140,000, ample space for expansion, and reliable and convenient infrastructure, Abilene is the obvious region of choice for premier employers such as Dyess Air Force Base, Hendrick Health System, Abilene Christian University, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

With unmatched talent and dynamic demographics, Abilene’s vibrant and fast-paced environment is destined to kickstart success.

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Major Employers In Abilene

Dyess Air Force Base

Dyess Air Force Base


Abilene Independent School District

Hendrick Health

State Supported Living Center Abilene

State Supported Living Center


Abilene Christian University


Texas Department of Criminal Justice


Blue Cross Blue Shield

AbiMar Foods

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First Financial Bank

Rentech Boiler Makers

Rentech Boiler Makers

Great Lakes Cheese

Great Lakes Cheese

Development Corporation of Abilene is a proud recipient of the following recognition: