Workforce Profile

Factory with conveyor beltMore than 127,000 skilled employees make up the workforce in Garland, Texas. With such a diversity of industries offering employment, there are a variety of opportunities for job seekers.

Garland is also home to three college campuses that each offer training courses, including Richland College, which has partnered with the Garland Economic Development Partnership to offer training grants.

  1. Employee Profile
  2. Employer Profile
  3. Hourly Wage Rates

Employee Annual Earnings

OccupationEmploymentMedian Earnings

Total

121,323

$31,417

Management, business, science and arts occupations

31,095 

 $51,856 

Management, business, and financial occupations:

13,417 

 $52,962 

Management occupations

 8,532 

 $51,578 

Business and financial operations occupations

 4,885 

 $56,382 

Computer, engineering, and science occupations:

5,328 

 $59,731 

Computer and mathematical occupations

 2,993 

 $51,590 

Architecture and engineering occupations

 1,854 

 $80,031 

Life, physical, and social science occupations

 481 

 $48,445 

Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations:

7,553 

 $46,598 

Community and social services occupations

 1,412 

 $57,529 

Legal occupations

 415 

 $35,190 

Education, training, and library occupations

 4,438 

 $37,724 

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

 1,288 

 $50,735 

Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:

4,797 

 $60,384 

Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations

 3,001 

 $69,299 

Health technologists and technicians

 1,796 

 $29,015 

Service occupations

26,847 

 $19,052 

Healthcare support occupations

 3,461 

 $26,148 

Protective service occupations:

 1,458 

 $35,248 

Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors

 1,058 

 $22,171 

Law enforcement workers including supervisors

 400 

 $47,937 

Food preparation and serving related occupations

 8,474 

 $15,937 

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

 6,700 

 $21,117 

Personal care and service occupations

 6,754 

 $17,610 

Sales and office occupations

28,610 

 $31,115 

Sales and related occupations

 13,731 

 $27,988 

Office and administrative support occupations

 14,879 

 $32,264 

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations:

17,198 

 $35,308 

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

 140 

 $19,713* 

Construction and extraction occupations

 11,128 

 $33,254 

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

 5,930 

 $36,301 

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

17,573 

 $27,506 

Production occupations

 7,381 

 $28,632 

Transportation occupations

 5,401 

 $35,490 

Material moving occupations

 4,791 

 $25,693 

Source: U.S. Census ACS 2018

*Note: this figure is based off of the 2014 - 2018 ACS