Top 25 Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in Texas

Vocation & Professional Development, the career center at Concordia University Texas, provides students and alumni with a full range of free career services, from assessments to job search support. With a prime location in the capital of Texas, Concordia offers students abundant job opportunities with Fortune 500 businesses. The Fortune 500 is an annual list of 500 of the largest companies in the United States based on revenue for the accompanying fiscal year. Fortune magazine, a publication focused on the business industry, publishes the list. The Fortune 500 list is a golden standard in the field of business. Here are the top 25 Fortune 500 companies on Fortune’s 2021 list that are headquartered in the great state of Texas.

25. Halliburton

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $19 Billion Employees:             40,000 Halliburton Company provides products and services, including digital solutions, to the energy industry. The company supplies solutions to oil and natural gas companies around the world to help them achieve greater efficiency and cost savings.

24. Texas Instruments

Headquarters:        Dallas, Texas Market Value:         $174.4 Billion Employees:             30,000 Texas Instruments is a global semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and sells processing chips.

23. Waste Management

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $54.5 Billion Employees:             48,250 Waste Management delivers comprehensive waste management services, including trash collection and recycling, construction waste disposal, and more.

22. Fluor

Headquarters:        Irving, Texas Market Value:         $3.3 Billion Employees:             43,717 Fluor Corporation provides professional and technical solutions for engineering, procurement, and construction projects around the world.

21. Occidental Petroleum

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $24.8 Billion Employees:             11,800 Occidental Petroleum Corporation, aka Oxy, is an international energy company that produces oil and manufactures petrochemicals. The organization is a leading producer in the Permian and DJ basins and offshore of the Gulf of Mexico.

20. American Airlines Group

Headquarters:        Fort Worth, Texas Market Value:         $15.3 Billion Employees:             102,700 American Airlines Group is one of the largest airlines in the world, offering more than 6,000 flights to 350 destinations in 50 countries. The headquarters are located at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport.

19. Tenet Healthcare

Headquarters:        Dallas, Texas Market Value:         $5.5 Billion Employees:             97,900 Tenet Healthcare includes Tenet’s Hospital Operations, United Surgical Partners International, and Conifer Health Services. The company offers high-quality healthcare and ambulatory services in addition to business support services for healthcare organizations and self-insured employers.

18. Kimberly-Clark

Headquarters:        Irving, Texas Market Value:         $47 Billion Employees:             46,000 Kimberly-Clark Corporation produces paper-based personal care products through a variety of brands (e.g., Huggies, Kleenex, U by Kotex) and hygienic solutions for workplaces via Kimberly-Clark Professional (e.g., toilet paper/paper towel dispensers, commercial cleaning supplies).

17. ConocoPhillips

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $71.6 Billion Employees:             9,700 ConocoPhillips is an energy company that explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, natural gas, and other resources to supply power.

16. D.R. Horton

Headquarters:        Arlington, Texas Market Value:         $32.4 Billion Employees:             9,716 Securing its place as America’s largest new home builder by volume, D. R. Horton is a home construction company.

15. Baker Hughes

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $22.5 Billion Employees:             55,000 Baker Hughes is a leading energy technology company that provides products and services for the oil and gas industry, operating in more than 120 countries.

14. Plains GP Holdings

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $1.8 Billion Employees:             4,400 Plains GP Holdings owns a non-economic controlling general partner interest in Plains All American Pipeline, which is one of the largest infrastructure and logistics companies in North America. The company provides transportation, facilities, and supply and logistics services for crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquid.

13. CBRE Group

Headquarters:        Dallas, Texas Market Value:         $26.5 Billion Employees:             100,000 CBRE Group Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm. The organization offers a range of services, including transaction and project management, property management, investment management, property sales, and more.

12. Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $20.5 Billion Employees:             59,400 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is a global, edge-to-cloud Platform-as-a-Service company that provides information technology solutions. In 2015, the Hewlett-Packard Company split into two separate entities: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and Hewlett Packard Inc. Hewlett Packard Inc. — not Hewlett Packard Enterprise — provides personal and business desktops, laptops, printers, and scanners.

11. Enterprise Products Partners

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $48 Billion Employees:             7,130 Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest midstream oil and gas companies in North America. “Midstream” is a sector in the oil and gas industry that involves transporting, storing, and wholesale marketing petroleum products. The company provides services to producers and consumers of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, petrochemicals, and refined products.

10. USAA

Headquarters:        San Antonio, Texas Market Value:         N/A Employees:             35,935 The United Services Automobile Association (USAA) serves millions of military members and their families with insurance, banking, and investment services. USAA is the only privately held company on this list. Headquartered in San Antonio on 268 acres, the corporate campus is one of the largest single-occupancy buildings in the nation.

9. Energy Transfer

Headquarters:        Dallas, Texas Market Value:         $20.8 Billion Employees:             11,421 Energy Transfer LP is a midstream energy company that transports oil and gas products.

8. Oracle

Headquarters:        Austin, Texas Market Value:         $202.3 Billion Employees:             135,000 Oracle is a computer technology corporation that provides database, platform, and infrastructure services. In December 2020, Oracle announced the decision to move its headquarters from Silicon Valley, California, to Austin, Texas.

7. Sysco

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $40.2 Billion Employees:             57,000 Sysco Corporation sells, markets, and distributes food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, hotels, and other organizations. The company also offers equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. Here’s a fun fact: Sysco runs Concordia University Texas’ Dining Hall.

6. Valero Energy

Headquarters:        San Antonio, Texas Market Value:         $29.3 Billion Employees:             9,964 Valero Energy is the largest independent petroleum refiner in the world and America’s largest renewable fuels producer. You can find Valero gas pumps all around Texas.

5. Phillips 66

Headquarters:        Houston, Texas Market Value:         $35.7 Billion Employees:             14,300 Energy organization Phillips 66 Company operates four major segments: refining, midstream, marketing, and chemicals. In 2012, Philipps 66 was split from ConocoPhillips to form a separate entity.

4. Dell Technologies

Headquarters:        Round Rock, Texas Market Value:         $67.2 Billion Employees:             158,000 Dell Technologies consists of two divisions. Dell Client Solutions Group produces desktop PCs, laptops, tablets, and other technology products for individual customers. Dell EMC Infrastructure Solutions Group provides servers, storage, and networking services for businesses.

3. AT&T

Headquarters:        Dallas, Texas Market Value:         $215.9 Billion Employees:             230,760 AT&T is the world’s largest telecommunications company, providing products and services to organizations (e.g., cloud, cybersecurity, Internet of Things) and individuals ( (e.g., TV service, internet, wireless data plans).

2. ExxonMobil

Headquarters:        Irving, Texas Market Value:         $236.4 Billion Employees:             72,000 ExxonMobil is an oil and gas corporation that produces energy and chemical products. Like Valero, you can find many Exxon and Mobil gas pumps around the state.

1. McKesson

Headquarters:        Texas Market Value:         $31 Billion Employees:             70,000 Global healthcare company McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, wholesales medical supplies, provides business operations services for pharmacies, and delivers solutions for other healthcare entities. McKesson is America’s largest drug distributor, and in 2020, the U.S. government selected the company as the main distributor for COVID-19 vaccines.

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