Industry Sectors and Top Employers

Industry Sectors Snohomish County

Industry Sectors in Snohomish County

Snohomish County, Washington is home to over 20,500 businesses, ranging from small family farms specializing in organic foods, to the world’s largest advanced manufacturing facility producing state-of-the-art aerospace equipment. The fifty largest employers account for over 96,900 jobs, or about 34% of the County’s total employment.


Top Employers in Snohomish County, Washington State

Top Emplyers Snohomish County

The table below shows the Top 20 private and public sector employers in Snohomish County as of 2017.

Company Business Line Total 2017 Private / Public
The Boeing Company Aircraft Manufacturing 34,500 Private
Providence Regional Medical Center Medical Services 4,775 Private
The Tulalip Tribes Gaming, Real Estate, Gov’t Services 3,200 Public
Naval Station Everett U.S. Navy Base 2,987 Public
Washington State Government (includes colleges) State Government 2,950 Public
Snohomish County Government County Government 2,617 Public
Edmonds School District School District 2,605 Public
Premera Blue Cross Heath Insurer 2,600 Private
Walmart (8 locations) Retail 2,312 Private
The Everett Clinic Heath Care 2,255 Private
Everett School District School District 2,195 Public
Philips Healthcare Ultrasound Technology 2,000 Private
U.S Federal Government (includes US Postal Service, excludes Navy) Federal Government 2,000 Public
Swedish Medical Center | Edmonds Campus Health Care 1,850 Private
Mukilteo School District School District 1,755 Public
Edmonds Community College Higher Education 1,516 Public
Albertson’s/Safeway (21 locations) Retail- Grocery 1,500 Private
Fred Meyer/QFC (18 locations) Retail – Grocery 1,350 Private
Marysville School District School District 1,341 Public
Fluke Corp. (Fortive) Electronic Test & Measurement 1,200 Private


Our metropolitan area is the headquarters for firms with national and worldwide recognition, including:

Alaska Airlines Airline Online Shopping
Coinstar/ Redbox Vending Equipment
Costco Retail Online Travel
Microsoft Hardware / Software
Nintendo Video Gaming
Nordstrom Retail
Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) Outdoor clothing/equipment
Starbucks Coffee


Want to Learn More?

Please contact Matt Smith for information about companies by industry.