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301 W Commerce
ALTUS, OK 73521
FAX: 580.481.2203

Major Employers

Altus employers are making a difference:


Altus Air Force Base

  • Currently 1507 Civilians and 1410 Military (+1743 students annually). 
  • AAFB is the US Air Force’s primary training site for the KC-135 and C-17 aircraft.  This provides tremendous job opportunities in the area as well as a steady flow of student traffic through the community.
  • New mission: KC-46A airplane arrives early winter 2019.  This third aircraft and its accompanying addition to our current mission is bringing hundreds of new jobs and new student traffic into the community
  • Simulators for the new mission have already arrived and will be operational in early 2018, meaning the student traffic will be increasing very soon.

Jackson County Memorial Hospital

  • 736 Full Time and Part Time 

Bar-S Foods

  • Bar-S produces quality meat products including bacon, hot dogs, sausages, lunchmeat and more.
  • 640 Full and Part Time 

Altus Public Schools

  • 425 employees (does not include substitutes)

Walmart Super Center

  • 300 employees

City of Altus

  • 272 employees (216 Full Time, 56 Part Time)

Western Oklahoma State College

  • 236 employees (92 Full Time. 144 Part Time and Adjunct)

Southwest Technology Center

  • 44 Full Time employees

Western Equipment

  • Multi-location agriculture equipment dealership, with eight locations in Oklahoma and Texas and a service area that spans much of the southwest.  The training center for all of their locations is currently being built in Altus, which will add jobs to the Altus location and provide a steady stream of trainee traffic.
  • 43 employees

United Supermarket

  • 40 employees

Turbines Inc

  • Design and manufacture of versatile metering options for oil, gas, cryogenic, or corrosive applications
  • 23 Full Time employees

Hobby Lobby

  • 40+ employees 

What Are Business Leaders Saying About Altus Oklahoma?


“Bar-S Foods Company has had a longstanding relationship with the City of Altus for over 16 years. We have truly enjoyed being a part of this community. It has been great for our business!”
David Tucker
Division Vice President
Bar-S Foods Company

“Altus has an experienced stable workforce that has made this a great place to establish a long and prosperous relationship supporting the United States Air Force. We are proud to be a part of Team Altus.”
Jim Norris
Former Director and Base Manager
C-l7 Field Services
The Boeing Company

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