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. 

2021 top 10 employers

The Top 20 private and public sector employers in Snohomish County in 2020 are as follows:

Company Business Line Total 2020 Private / Public
The Boeing Company Aircraft Manufacturing 29,800 Private
Providence Regional Medical Center Health Care 10,154 Private
Snohomish County Government County Government 5,243 Public
The Tulalip Tribes Gaming, Real Estate, Gov’t Services 4,171 Public
Naval Station Everett U.S. Navy Base 3,850 Public
Washington State Government (includes colleges) State Government 3,444 Public
Fred Meyer/QFC (19 locations) Retail- Grocery 3,207 Private
Walmart (8 locations) Retail 3,049 Private
Edmonds School District School District 2,750 Public
Premera Blue Cross Health Insurer 2,519 Private
Mukilteo School District School District 2,500 Public
Everett Public Schools School District 2,475 Public
Albertson’s/Safeway (21 locations) Retail- Grocery 2,463 Private
The Everett Clinic Health Care 2,051 Private
Swedish Medical Center | Edmonds Campus Health Care 1,850 Private
Philips Healthcare Medical Device 1,513 Private
U.S. Federal Government Federal Government 1,339 Public
Fluke Corp (Fortive) Electronic test & measurement 1,300 Private
Marysville School District School District 1,300 Public
Seagen Biotechnology 1,240 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