Business and Economy in Odessa, TX
Being a great place to live also means being a great place to work. A thriving economy helps the tax base (so there’s more money for city improvements) and helps a city attract and retain talent. The economy in Odessa's Ector County is led by the Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations industry, which accounts for 3.9% of the jobs in the area. Other top employment sectors include Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction, Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers, and Drilling Oil and Gas Wells.