Workforce & Pipeline

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Brownwood is ready for business! The city draws its workforce from around the county and surrounding counties and has the highly trained and experienced employees that businesses need to thrive.

Total Employees, Brown County
County Regional Commuter Draw
Small business thrives in Brownwood. The majority of companies, nearly 96%, have less than 50 employees.

The largest industries by the number of workers are manufacturing, health care and social services, education, and retail, and by occupation, the largest job counts are sales, office and administrative support, executive managers and administrators, and education training/library.

  • 36% Blue Collar

  • 63% White Collar

  • 1,328 Total Establishments

Trained & Skilled Workforce

Area colleges and universities produce educated and skilled graduates that are actively seeking meaningful employment. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 19.46%

  • Some College 24.20%

  • Associate’s Degree 7.57%