Major Employers

Snohomish County is home to a broad range of employers. From internationally recognized and nationally known corporations, to regional enterprises, employment possibilities exist  across a vibrant variety of sources. 


The Top 20 private and public sector employers in Snohomish County in 2022 are as follows:

Company Business Line Total 2022 Private / Public
The Boeing Company Aircraft Manufacturing 29,630 Private
Providence Swedish Health Care 7,350 Private
Naval Station Everett U.S. Navy Base 4,300 Public
Edmonds School District School District 3,800 Public
The Tulalip Tribes Gaming, Real Estate, Gov’t Services 3,659 Public
Washington State Government (includes colleges) State Government 3,261 Public
Snohomish County Government County Government 2,877 Public
Albertsons Companies, Inc. Retail- Grocery 2,719 Private
The Everett Clinic, Part of Optum School District 2,639 Public
Everett Public Schools School District 2,522 Public
Mukilteo School District  School District 2,280 Public
Walmart Retail- Grocery 2,100 Private
Premera Blue Cross Health Insurer 2,000 Private
Seagen Biotechnology 1,800 Private
Marysville School District School District 1,600 Public
U.S. Federal Government Federal Government 1,551 Public
Philips Healthcare Medical Device 1,494 Private
Crane Electronics Aerospace & Electronics 1,242 Private
Monroe Correctional Complex Corrections 1,200 Public
Terracon Engineering & Science 1,144 Private

Many notable firms have headquarters in our metropolitan area, 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