Workforce Profile

Men Working in a Machine ShopMore than 123,000 skilled employees make up the workforce in Garland, Texas with more that 20% having at least a bachelors degree. 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

OccupationTotal (110,266)Median Earnings
Management, business, science and arts occupations30,504$51,092
Management, business, and financial occupations:12,004$53,547
Management occupations7,226$54,705
Business and financial operations occupations4,778$52,249
Computer, engineering, and science occupations5,227$68,119
Computer and mathematical occupations2,857$71,560
Architecture and engineering occupations2,109$65,048
Life, physical, and social science occupations261$46,094
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations:8,383$43,309
Community and social services occupations787$33,434
Legal occupations852$57,500
Education, training, and library occupations5,558$46,298
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations1,186$30,190
Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:4,890$49,568
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations2,881$60,757
Health technologists and technicians2,009$37,604
Service occupations22,521$17,285
Healthcare support occupations2,767$24,170
Protective service occupations:1,531$32,109
Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors1,120$29,940
Law enforcement workers including supervisors411$39,213
Food preparation and serving related occupations7,372$15,098
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations6,431$17,456
Personal care and service occupations4,420$15,627
Sales and office occupations27,210$27,948
Sales and related occupations11,185$24,800
Office and administrative support occupations16,025$30,181
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations:14,258$26,551
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations292$13,913
Construction and extraction occupations9,171$24,226
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations4,795$35,109
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations15,773$26,027
Production occupations9,396$26,020
Transportation occupations3,080$34,273
Material moving occupations3,297$21,200

Source: U.S. Census ACS 2010 to 2014 (Updated December 2015)