The Port of Victoria has access to a large, educated and skilled workforce for businesses across many industries.
Over 185,000 potential employees exist within a 55-mile radius from Victoria, with a range of skills and education to meet any need.
U.S. Census data indicates 83% of residents of Victoria and the surrounding county have attained a high school graduation. Outside Victoria, businesses can draw on the nation’s second-largest workforce from throughout Texas. The University of Houston-Victoria produces highly educated graduates each year in Arts & Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Health Professions and Human Development. It is ranked the fifth-most affordable public university in Texas. The Victoria College is a public community college offering associate degrees in popular programs such as health professions and engineering.
The Victoria area is fortunate to have several excellent options for workforce training. Workforce Solutions Golden Crescent offers businesses assistance in developing On-the-Job Training programs. Texas Vocational Schools is an accredited post-secondary occupational education institute of higher learning offering students hands-on education for exceptional career training in welding, accounting, legal and medical office specialists.