50 Largest Employers in Virginia
2nd Qtr. 2018


RankEmployerNAICS CodeOwnership *Size Code **
1U.S. Department of Defense928 1009
2Wal Mart452 5009
3Fairfax County Public Schools611 3009
4Sentara Healthcare622 5009
5Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.336 5009
6Food Lion445 5009
7County of Fairfax921 3009
8Postal Service491 1009
9U.S. Department of Homeland Defense926 1009
10Inova Health System622 5009
11HCA Virginia Health System622 5009
12Loudoun County Schools611 3009
13Capital One Bank522 5009
14Prince William County School Board611 3009
15University of Virginia / Blue Ridge Hospital611 2009
16City of Virginia Beach Schools611 3009
17Lowes' Home Centers, Inc.444 5009
18Kroger445 5009
19Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University611 2009
20Virginia Commonwealth University611 2009
21MCV Hospital622 5009
22Booz, Allen and Hamilton541 5009
23Target Corp452 5009
24The Home Depot444 5009
25Henrico County School Board611 3009
26Riverside Regional Medical Center622 5009
27U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs923 1009
28U.S. Department of Commerce926 1009
29University of Virginia Medical Center622 2009
30Chesterfield County School Board611 3009
31Anthem524 5009
32Centra Health622 5009
33VDOT237 2009
34Bon Secours Richmond Health System622 5009
35Wells Fargo Bank NA522 5009
36City of Virginia Beach921 3009
37Roanoke Memorial Community Hospital622 5009
38U.P.S.492 5009
39Caci541 5009
40Anteon Corporation541 5009
41George Mason University611 2009
42Chesapeake City Public School Board611 3009
43Navy Federal Credit Union551 5009
44GEICO, Government Employees Insurance524 5009
45Arlington County School Board611 3009
46Dominion Virginia Power221 5009
47Norfolk City School Board611 3009
48Northrop Grumman Corporation334 5009
49United Airlines Inc481 5009
50Amazon Com KYDC Inc493 5009

Ownership Code *Ownership Type
10Federal Government
20State Government
30Local Government
50Private
Size Code **Number of Employees
091000 and over employees
08500 to 999 employees
07250 to 499 employees
06100 to 249 employees
0550 to 99 employees
0420 to 49 employees
0310 to 19 employees
025 to 9 employees
010 to 4 employees

Source: Virginia Employment Commission,
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW)