List of largest employers in the United States

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Employment by Company in the United States[edit]

United States Largest Private Employers (as of 2015)[1][2]
Rank Employer Employees
1 U.S. Federal Government 2,711,000
2 Wal-Mart Stores 1,500,000 (2,300,000 globally)
3 McDonald's (franchise) 420,000
4 Kroger 400,000
5 International Business Machines 377,757
6 The Home Depot 371,000
7 United Parcel Service 362,000 (444,000 globally)
8 Target 347,000
9 Amazon.com 341,000
10 Berkshire Hathaway 316,000
11 Yum! Brands 303,405
12 Hewlett-Packard 302,000
13 FedEx 298,099
14 PepsiCo 271,000
15 Lowe's 270,000
16 Albertsons 265,000
17 Wells Fargo 264,500
18 AT&T 243,620
19 JPMorgan Chase 241,359
20 Citigroup 241,000
21 Deloitte 225,400
22 Bank of America 223,715
23 General Motors 216,000
24 Aramark 216,000
25 Walgreens 213,000
26 Ernst & Young 212,000
27 United Technologies 211,500
28 Cognizant Technology Solutions 211,500
29 PricewaterhouseCoopers 208,000
30 Darden Restaurants 206,489
31 TJX 198,000
32 HCA Holdings 197,000
33 Sears Holdings 196,000
34 Starbucks 191,000
35 Ford Motor 187,000
36 The Walt Disney Company 180,000
37 CVS Health 177,800
38 Verizon Communications 177,300
39 Publix Super Markets 175,000
40 KPMG 174,000
41 UnitedHealth Group 170,000
42 Johnson Controls 168,000
43 Macy's 166,900
44 Boeing 165,500
45 Hilton Worldwide Holdings 157,000
46 Costco Wholesale 153,500
47 Cargill 153,000
48 Xerox 147,500
49 Jabil Circuit 142,000
50 Gap 141,000
51 Comcast 139,000
52 Safeway 137,000
53 General Electric 131,000 (333,000 globally)
54 The Coca-Cola Company 129,200
55 Microsoft 71,361 (120,849 globally)
56 Honeywell International 127,000
57 Johnson & Johnson 126,500
58 Lear Corporation 125,200
59 Best Buy 125,000
59 Convergys 125,000
60 Tyson Foods 124,000
61 Marriott International 123,500
62 Oracle Corporation 122,000
63 Community Health Systems 119,000
64 Procter & Gamble 118,000
65 ABM Industries 118,000
66 Emerson Electric 115,100
67 Caterpillar Inc. 114,233
68 J. C. Penney 114,000
69 American Airlines 113,300
70 Lockheed Martin 112,000
71 Intel 106,700
72 Dollar General 105,500
73 Mondelez International 104,000
74 Whirlpool 100,000
75 Bloomin' Brands 100,000
76 Dell 100,000
77 Koch Industries 100,000
78 General Dynamics 99,500
79 Apple Inc. 97,200
80 Tenet Healthcare 96,456
81 Enterprise Holdings 91,000
82 3M 89,800
83 Kohl's 84,500
84 Western Digital 84,072
85 United Continental Holdings 84,000
86 Exxon Mobil 83,700
87 Philip Morris International 82,500
88 Halliburton 80,000
89 HE Butt Grocery 80,000
90 Delta Air Lines 79,655
91 Pfizer 78,300
92 Hy-Vee 78,000
93 Abbott Laboratories 77,000
94 Meijer 76,000
95 Mars, Incorporated 75,000
96 Cisco Systems 74,042
97 Omnicom Group 74,000
98 State Farm Insurance 73,262
99 TRW Automotive Holdings 72,900
100 Whole Foods Market 72,650

Employment by Major Industry Sector in United States[edit]

All employees, private industries, by branches
Employment by Major Industry Sector[3][4]
Industry Sector Employee count (as of Jan. 2013)
Total [A] 145,000,000
Total nonfarm 133,074,000
Total private 111,342,000
Goods-producing 18,071,000
Mining and logging 838,000
Logging 48,900
Mining 800,500
Oil and gas extraction 192,300
Mining, except oil and gas 204,900
Coal mining 78,200
Support activities for mining 392,000
Construction 5,353,000
Construction of buildings 1,208,700
Residential building 565,100
Nonresidential building 192,300
Heavy and civil engineering construction 773,800
Specialty trade contractors 3,370,200
Residential specialty trade contractors 1,409,800
Nonresidential specialty trade contractors 1,960,400
Manufacturing 11,880,000
Durable goods 7,468,000
Wood products 340,700
Nonmetallic mineral products 354,600
Primary metals 397,900
Fabricated metal products 1,412,300
Machinery 1,100,900
Computer and electronic products 1,071,300
Computer and peripheral equipment 156,000
Communications equipment 104,500
Semiconductors and electronic components 377,500
Electronic instruments 394,000
Electrical equipment and appliances 373,800
Transportation equipment 1,488,900
Motor vehicles and parts 797,600
Furniture and related products 349,900
Miscellaneous durable goods manufacturing 577,900
Nondurable goods 4,412,000
Food manufacturing 1,442,000
Textile mills 116,300
Textile product mills 115,500
Apparel 145,300
Paper and paper products 378,800
Printing and related support activities 452,700
Petroleum and coal products 109,700
Chemicals 787,100
Plastics and rubber products 644,800
Miscellaneous nondurable goods manufacturing 219,900
Private service-providing 93,271,000
Trade, transportation, and utilities 25,505,000
Wholesale trade 5,663,000
Durable goods 2,841,300
Nondurable goods 1,955,800
Electronic markets and agents and brokers 865,900
Retail trade 14,852,100
Motor vehicle and parts dealers 1,737,200
Automobile dealers 1,107,100
Furniture and home furnishings stores 447,300
Electronics and appliance stores 515,700
Building material and garden supply stores 1,126,600
Food and beverage stores 2,883,700
Health and personal care 1,007,900
Gasoline stations 838,600
Clothing and clothing accessories stores 1,420,800
Sporting goods, hobby, book, and music stores 596,100
General merchandise stores 3,041,600
Department stores 1,377,400
Miscellaneous store retailers 778,400
Nonstore retailers 458,200
Transportation and warehousing 4,440,300
Air transportation 446,000
Rail transportation 230,200
Water transportation 62,600
Truck transportation 1,343,700
Transit and ground passenger transportation 460,000
Pipeline transportation 43,300
Scenic and sightseeing transportation 20,500
Support activities for transportation 591,000
Couriers and messengers 546,900
Warehousing and storage 696,100
Utilities 549,700
Information 2,635,000
Publishing industries, except Internet 732,100
Motion picture and sound recording industries 315,700
Broadcasting, except Internet 284,400
Telecommunications 853,500
Data processing, hosting and related services 263,000
Other information services 186,600
Financial activities 7,783,000
Finance and insurance 5,850,200
Monetary authorities-central bank 17,500
Credit intermediation and related activities 2,614,000
Depository credit intermediation 1,742,100
Commercial banking 1,322,400
Securities, commodity contracts, investments, and funds and trusts 854,500
Insurance carriers and related activities 2,364,200
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,932,400
Real estate 1,411,800
Rental and leasing services 497,100
Lessors of nonfinancial intangible assets 23,500
Professional and business services 17,845,000
Professional and technical services 8,012,800
Legal services 1,122,800
Accounting and bookkeeping services 989,300
Architectural and engineering services 1,314,000
Computer systems design and related services 1,659,200
Management and technical consulting services 1,131,400
Management of companies and enterprises 2,059,800
Administrative and waste services 7,773,000
Administrative and support services 7,402,700
Employment services 3,031,800
Temporary help services 2,409,300
Business support services 7,783,000
Services to buildings and dwellings 1,681,000
Waste management and remediation services 369,300
Education and health services 20,791,000
Educational services 3,232,900
Health care and social assistance 17,558,500
Health care 14,365,700
Ambulatory health care services 6,389,000
Offices of physicians 2,414,400
Outpatient care centers 663,700
Home health care services 1,203,800
Hospitals 4,780,700
Nursing and residential care facilities 3,196,000
Nursing care facilities 1,651,300
Social assistance 3,192,800
Child day care services 855,000
Leisure and hospitality 13,324,000
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,768,600
Performing arts and spectator sports 364,300
Museums, historical sites, and similar institutions 126,400
Amusements, gambling, and recreation 1,277,900
Accommodation and food services 11,555,300
Accommodation 1,745,800
Food services and drinking places 9,809,500
Other services 5,388,000
Repair and maintenance 1,194,300
Personal and laundry services 1,315,200
Membership associations and organizations 2,878,400
Government 21,732,000
Federal government 2,786,000
Federal government, except U.S. Postal Service 2,185,200
U.S. Postal Service 600,600
State government 4,928,000
State government education 2,273,900
State government, excluding education 2,654,000
Local government 14,018,000
Local government education 7,880,000
Local government, excluding education 6,138,100

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://fortune.com/fortune500/2015//
  2. ^ http://www.forbes.com/largest-private-companies/list/
  3. ^ http://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_table_201.htm
  4. ^ http://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.t17.htm