Workforce

Finding and retaining well-qualified employees with a strong work ethic is critical to the long-term success of any business. Therefore, it is important you are able to tap into a quality employment pool.

Fifty percent of Duncanville’s workforce earns more than $50,000 per year, and have a college degree. Sixty-one percent of Duncanville residents also hold white collar positions within the Business Management, Retail Trade, Manufacturing, Education, Health and Social Services sectors. In addition to the quality employment pool available in Duncanville, you will also be able to tap into the large, diverse employment base in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.

So if you are planning to set up a boutique clothing store or relocate your semiconductor plant to Texas, you will have access to the talented, well-trained, and educated workforce you need to be successful in Duncanville.

Job Training

Duncanville offers all of the training programs available to companies through the state of Texas. These training programs include those offered through the Texas Workforce Commission and Skills Development Fund. The Dallas County Community College System, including Cedar Valley College and Mountain View College are prepared to assist companies to develop specific skills.

Occupations - 2017

  • White Collar Managerial, Professional
  • White Collar Sales, Administration, Support
  • Services
  • Blue Collar

59.2%

White Collar

18.9%

Services

21.9%

Blue Collar

2017 Employed Population 16+ by Occupation
Total

20,440

  White Collar

59.2%

    Management/Business/Financial

13.0%

    Professional

19.6%

    Sales

9.7%

    Administrative Support

16.9%

  Services

18.9%

   Blue Collar

21.9%

    Farming/Forestry/Fishing

0.0%

    Construction/Extraction

4.2%

    Installation/Maintenance/Repair

3.1%

    Production

6.5%

    Transportation/Material Moving

8.1%

Industry – 2017

  • Services
  • Wholesale-Retail Trade
  • Mfg/Construction/Agriculture
  • Finance/Ins/Real Estate/Information
  • Transportation/Communication/Utilities
  • Public Administration

48.0%

Services

16.6%

Wholesale-Retail Trade

15.4%

Manufacturing / Construction / Agriculture

9.5%

Finance / Insurance / Real Estate / Information

5.8%

Transportation / Utilities

5.1%

Public Administration

2017 Employed Population 16+ by Industry
Total

20,438

  Agriculture/Mining

0.2%

  Construction

6.9%

  Manufacturing

8.3%

  Wholesale Trade

3.7%

  Retail Trade

12.9%

  Transportation/Utilities

5.4%

  Information

1.7%

Finance/Insurance/Real Estate

7.8%

  Services

48.0%

  Public Administration

5.1%

Major Employers

Business Type of Business

Employees

Duncanville ISD School district office

1781

Masco Builder Cabinet Group Cabinet maker

431

City of Duncanville City services

243

Deford’s Wholesale Maintenance Supply Hardware store

220

Costco Wholesale Warehouse store

190

Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Seafood restaurant

180

Pioneer Frozen Foods Food

175

Tom Thumb Food & Pharmacy Supermarket company

120

WinCo Foods Supermarket

117

Kroger Grocery store

114

W&B Service Company Commercial refrigerator supplier

100

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant Italian restaurant

100

La Mexicana Tortilla Factory Restaurant

90

Hilton Garden Inn 3-star hotel

85

Personalized Communications Telephone answering service

85

Red Lobster Seafood restaurant

81

Precise Connections Manufacturer

65