Matching skills with a company’s needs is critical to the location decisions. To meet employer needs for skilled workers, Schertz Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) has established relationships with our local workforce development programs through the Texas Workforce Commission and Alamo Workforce Solutions. Not only can we connect you and your business with comprehensive training but, Schertz’ location between San Antonio and New Braunfels has an available labor force of 1.1 million.
Regional Labor-Force Information
MSA Labor Force (2016)
Projected Employment Growth (2012-22)
MSA Unemployment Rate (8/2017)
The Alamo Community College District consists of five colleges and is a tremendous asset to Schertz employers for skill training and workforce development. Alamo Colleges serve over 100,000 students, offering Associate in Applied Science, Certificate, and Continuing Education programs geared for technical trades. Alamo Colleges three main manufacturing-related training facilities are located within 30 miles of Schertz industrial parks.
The Texas Workforce Commission provides 2020 employment projections through their Labor Availability Estimator tool. Based on their forecasts, the Alamo region [of which Schertz is a part] will have an increase of over 16% in the available labor for manufacturing related occupations.