Major Employers

Edinburg’s Major Employers

Our mix of small businesses, startups, marquee companies, and national names provide jobs across multiple sectors for our workforce.

Edinburg offers the opportunity to grow in your career through our network of major employers. Our companies want to see their employees, business neighbors and community succeed, and have fostered a network where professionals can connect and thrive. Our major employers occupy space in a variety of industries – from healthcare and education, to tourism and food processing. And our impact extends far past the city limits.

Little Bear Produce

Jim and Diane Bassetti, owners of Little Bear Produce, have operated their family business in Edinburg since 1986. Edinburg’s many business advantages – from its central location to robust infrastructure – have helped Little Bear Produce thrive here.

Major Employers


Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance
6,423 employees


5,257 employees


Edinburg CISD
4,993 employees


U.S. Customs & Border Patrol
3,700 employees


Hidalgo County
3,579 employees


South Texas Health System Edinburg
3,356 employees

Eds and Meds

A Growing Hub for Education & Healthcare

DHR HealthSouth Texas Health System , and Driscoll Children’s Hospital are putting Edinburg on the map for young talent in the medical community. Today, healthcare companies employ more than 12,000 people in the Edinburg area, about three times the national average for a community of our size. In addition, UTRGV spurs innovation through its impressive roster of faculty, and nationally recognized healthcare programs.

Manufacturing, Distribution & Logistics

Putting Edinburg Products on the Map

Parts, pieces and products for various tools and machines are made right here in Edinburg. Burton Companies has been carefully crafting home and auto products for almost a century, and Melhart Manufacturing is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of musical furnishings in the U.S. In addition, companies like FedEx and CTC Distributing keep our region connected, by providing warehousing, logistics and distribution services from Edinburg to the world.

Agriculture & Food Processing

The Garden of Texas

Edinburg is among the national leaders in several agriculture and food processing markets, including fruits, vegetables and tortillas. Companies such as Little Bear Produce, Nicho Produce, Exquisita Tortilla, CH Robinson and Azteca Milling ship products across the U.S.

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