50 Largest Employers in Virginia
3rd 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
9Inova Health System622 5009
10U.S. Department of Homeland Defense926 1009
11Capital One Bank522 5009
12HCA Virginia Health System622 5009
13Loudoun County Schools611 3009
14University of Virginia / Blue Ridge Hospital611 2009
15Prince William County School Board611 3009
16Target Corp452 5009
17Kroger445 5009
18City of Virginia Beach Schools611 3009
19Lowes' Home Centers, Inc.444 5009
20Booz, Allen and Hamilton541 5009
21MCV Hospital622 5009
22Virginia Commonwealth University611 2009
23Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University611 2009
24U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs923 1009
25Riverside Regional Medical Center622 5009
26U.S. Department of Commerce926 1009
27University of Virginia Medical Center622 2009
28The Home Depot444 5009
29Anthem524 5009
30Centra Health622 5009
31Bon Secours Richmond Health System622 5009
32VDOT237 2009
33Chesterfield County School Board611 3009
34Henrico County School Board611 3009
35City of Virginia Beach921 3009
36Roanoke Memorial Community Hospital622 5009
37Wells Fargo Bank NA522 5009
38U.P.S.492 5009
39Anteon Corporation541 5009
40Caci541 5009
41Navy Federal Credit Union551 5009
42George Mason University611 2009
43GEICO, Government Employees Insurance524 5009
44Amazon Com KYDC Inc493 5009
45Dominion Virginia Power221 5009
46Arlington County School Board611 3009
47Chesapeake City Public School Board611 3009
48United Airlines Inc481 5009
49Federal Home Loan Mortgage522 5009
50Administaff561 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)