- Doing Business
- Major Employers
The talented, populous, and educated employees along with competitive incentives, low housing prices, and a rapidly growing business environment are just a few reasons organizations of all sizes choose to locate in Windcrest.
Windcrest’s proximity to San Antonio, which has recorded over 31% job growth since 2000, has contributed to Windcrest’s own increasing job prospects and will continue to do so well into the future. San Antonio is home to dozens of nation-wide employers and a few Fortune 500 companies including Valero, USAA, and Tesoro.
Top Ten Employers in San Antonio
|Rank||Company||Number of Employees|
|1||Joint Base San Antonio (Three Military Bases)||80,000|
|4||Methodist Healthcare System||9,600|
|5||Randolph Air Force Base||11,000|
|9||JP Morgan Chase||5,000|
To sustain these major employers, a city requires an ever-growing workforce; San Antonio’s Metropolitan Statistical Area grew by 11.9% between 2010 and 2016, and Bexar County’s population of over 2 million has a projected growth of 8.43% by 2022. This workforce of educated professionals, who enjoy affordable cost of living with big city amenities and are cultivated with quality education, is poised to excel along with the companies they work for. San Antonio’s land area of 1,247 square miles is also always growing to accommodate new business.
The largest employer in Windcrest is also one of the leading internet-hosting companies in the world. Rackspace employs nearly 2,000 people in the San Antonio area, 6,200 globally, and is headquartered in Windcrest. The IT solutions giant handles database management, business intelligence, and enterprise resource planning, among many other critical services, contributing to San Antonio’s lead role as Cyber City U.S.A.
A city with close military ties, Windcrest is just 10 miles from Fort Sam Houston, 22 miles from Lackland Air Force base, and 8 miles from Randolph Air Force Base. This strong military presence has made San Antonio the center for growth in the aerospace, healthcare, and cyber security industries. San Antonio has also seen a 29% increase in STEM job growth since 2001, three times that of the national average.
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