Stettler Board of Trade and Community Development

Economic Base

The dominant industries in Stettler include agriculture [ranching, grain and mixed farming] and a strong representation from the energy sector. The local agricultural industry’s diversity includes all major grain crops along with cattle, hogs, poultry and honey.  The energy sector is represented by several companies involved in all aspects of exploration, production and manufacturing services.  Both the agriculture and energy sector industries support a large complement of related service and supply businesses within the Community.  The prosperity of these industries create an excellent base for value added products and services.


Stettler’s central location offers excellent highway and rail transportation connections, which, along with an excellent water supply and affordable industrial and commercial land available make Stettler a viable choice for firms looking to expand or start up new business opportunities.


Stettler serves as a regional hub to a large trading area that supports a very strong local trade and commerce industry including such major retailers as Wal-Mart, Canadian Tire, Sobeys and No-Frills.  These major retailers are complemented with a wide variety of successful independent merchants who provide all of the goods and services found in larger centres.


Professional services offered in Stettler include all avenues of legal, accounting and major banks available.


There is also a significant contingency of Utility, Government, Health and Educational professionals employed within the Community.  There is a full range of health care, educational services and a full complement of excellent senior’s lodges, adult living condominiums and modern long term care facilities and within the Community.

For more information please take a look at our Economic Indicators .



Major Employers within the Stettler Community

(Listed in order of largest number of employees - June  2011)


Stettler Hospital & Care Centre

Clearview School Division

Strad Energy


County of Stettler Housing Authority


County of Stettler

Hunt Inspection

Town of Stettler

Atco Electric

No Frills


I.D. Apparel

Stettler Dodge & RV

Stettler Auction Mart

Stettler Oil & Gas

Stettler GM

Western Canada Lottery Corp


Canadian Tire

Aspen Ford

Bill's Farm Supply


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