Major Employers

 

Major Employers in Galveston No. of Employees
1 University of Texas Medical Branch 8,254
2 Landry's, Inc. 2,788
3 Galveston County 1,340
4 Galveston ISD 1,100
5 Moody Gardens 1,027
6 American National Insurance Company 845
7 City of Galveston 744
8 Schlitterbahn 500*
9 Walmart 475
10 ILA (Local 20, 1665, 15048, 1443) 470
11 Mitchell Historic Properties 379
12 Texas A&M - Galveston 375
* Employment increases by 45% - almost 600 additional jobs during the summer.
Source: Galveston Economic Development Partnership, 2015

Please note that the numbers above represent only the employees who work on Galveston Island (i.e. this survey does not include total employment for each organization)