Talent is our most valuable asset
The Brazos Valley has been called a knowledge "commercialization zone” where university, industry and government partners join forces. Energized by the resources of one of the nation’s top research, agricultural and engineering universities, the Brazos Valley is a friendly business environment with an exceptional labor pool and top quality talent.
A mean wage that is 10-15% lower than the national average
The highest per capita concentration of material scientists and engineers of all 409 Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA’s) in the United States.
More than 65% of the Brazos Valley’s population has college experience or higher
More than 85% of the Brazos Valley’s population has a high school degree or equivalent
A steady stream of top young minds with more than 80,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled within Texas A&M and Blinn College readily available for companies to employ through internships, co-ops, and full-time positions before or after graduation
Our unique location at the center of the Texas Triangle offers a “hub-n-spoke” workforce advantage for employers to leverage low regional commuting times and easy outreach to three of the largest U.S. metros. Population within 90-miles surrounding the Brazos Valley exceeds 8.4 million, providing marketplace access to affordable experienced workers and a steady student pipeline.