CONSIDER BIG HORIZONS AND BIGGER POSSIBILITIES

Billings is the economic heartbeat of Montana and the most populous area for a 500-mile radius, making it a natural regional hub for services and amenities. Our area offers many qualities key to economic success, including a solid hard-working and well-educated workforce, a diverse economy, and an unquestionably pro-business climate.

WHY BILLINGS?

We help companies discover the opportunities that Billings has to offer by connecting businesses to the resources they need to succeed. 

EDUCATION

If you are looking for educated candidates to fill positions in your company, we’ve got you covered. Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University - Billings graduate thousands of highly-qualified candidates with tangible experience into our workforce every year.

QUALITY OF PLACE

From the Rimrock cliffs to the Rocky Mountain Front, we boast the best in wilderness, education, business, healthcare and cuisine. Billings is where you find Montana at its best! We are Montana’s City.

HEALTHCARE

Whether they live out in the sticks or surrounding states, folks head to Billings for healthcare. They can take their pick from two award-winning hospitals for everything from preventative care to the expert handling of complex diagnoses and treatments.

MANUFACTURING

Teeming with raw talent and the drive to create, our innovative workforce rises to the challenge of turning abundant raw commodities into highly marketable products including machinery, chemicals, plastics and even value-added food products.

TRANSPORTATION

Being the largest city in the State of Montana and serving such a substantial amount of people from all directions, Billings is equipped with the necessary roadways to get in and out of the city in all directions effortlessly.

WAREHOUSING

Billings is a major interstate connection to Denver, Calgary, Salt Lake City and Spokane which are all within a day’s drive. With plenty of space and opportunity for warehousing and distribution operations, Billings wants to grow with you and position your business to take off from where the rubber meets the road.

HEADQUARTERS

Businesses all around the country are taking notice that Billings is Montana’s Business Headquarters. We have the workforce edge by offering a ready-made, talented workforce at low labor costs and tax rates that will propel rather than hinder growth for your business.

ENERGY

Billings houses offices and training facilities for several top US energy companies. Why? Our access to nearby shale formations, coal reserves, oil fields and wind farm facilities make this an ideal place to take off your boots and stay.

DATA & IT

Operations, Data and Call Centers for national companies are seeing success and growth in Billings due to low labor costs and tax rates offering a competitive advantage, and because we’re powering Montana’s economy with a young workforce that wants to balance work and play.

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Economic Overview

Yellowstone County, Montana
Ready to get down to brass tacks? These 
facts and figures will show you exactly how Billings is powering Montana’s economy.

Major Employers

Grow your business in the economic heartbeat 
of Montana. You’ll be in good company 
joining this list of major employers in the 
Billings area.

Quality of Place

From the Rimrock cliffs to the Rocky Mountain Front, we boast the best in wilderness, education, business, healthcare and cuisine. Billings is 
where you find Montana at its best! 

Education

With over 16,000 students, Billings has the 
largest public school system in Yellowstone County and Montana.
 

Communications & Utilities

Montana’s service providers offer advanced 
voice, data and video telecommunications services throughout the state.
 

Transportation

Being the largest city in the state and serving a substantial population from all directions, Billings is equipped with the necessary roadways to get in and out of the city in all directions effortlessly.

Weather

Billings has a hot-summer humid continental climate, closely bordering on semi-arid with dry, hot summers, and cold, dry winters.