50 Largest Employers in Virginia
3rd Qtr. 2017


RankEmployerNAICS CodeOwnership *Size Code **
1U.S. Department of Defense928 1009
2Wal Mart452 5009
3Sentara Healthcare622 5009
4Fairfax County Public Schools611 3009
5Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc.336 5009
6County of Fairfax921 3009
7Postal Service491 1009
8Food Lion445 5009
9Inova Health System622 5009
10U.S. Department of Homeland Defense926 1009
11HCA Virginia Health System622 5009
12Capital One Bank522 5009
13University of Virginia / Blue Ridge Hospital611 2009
14Prince William County School Board611 3009
15Loudoun County Schools611 3009
16Kroger445 5009
17City of Virginia Beach Schools611 3009
18Virginia Commonwealth University611 2009
19Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University611 2009
20Lowes' Home Centers, Inc.444 5009
21Booz, Allen and Hamilton541 5009
22MCV Hospital622 5009
23Target Corp452 5009
24U.S. Department of Commerce926 1009
25Riverside Regional Medical Center622 5009
26U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs923 1009
27The Home Depot444 5009
28University of Virginia Medical Center622 2009
29VDOT237 2009
30Bon Secours Richmond Health System622 5009
31Henrico County School Board611 3009
32Chesterfield County School Board611 3009
33Wells Fargo Bank NA522 5009
34Anthem524 5009
35Centra Health622 5009
36City of Virginia Beach921 3009
37Roanoke Memorial Community Hospital622 5009
38Anteon Corporation541 5009
39U.P.S.492 5009
40Navy Federal Credit Union551 5009
41Dominion Virginia Power221 5009
42GEICO, Government Employees Insurance524 5009
43George Mason University611 2009
44Northrop Grumman Corporation334 5009
45Arlington County School Board611 3009
46United Airlines Inc481 5009
47Chesapeake City Public School Board611 3009
48Amazon Com KYDC Inc493 5009
49Norfolk City School Board611 3009
50City of Norfolk921 3009

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)