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 2021 are as follows:

Company Business Line Total 2021 Private / Public
The Boeing Company Aircraft Manufacturing 27,700 Private
Providence Regional Medical Center Health Care 7,350 Private
The Everett Clinic Health Care 6,951 Private
Naval Station Everett U.S. Navy Base 4,300 Public
The Tulalip Tribes Gaming, Real Estate, Gov’t Services 3,413 Public
Washington State Government (includes colleges) State Government 3,319 Public
Snohomish County Government County Government 2,877 Public
Edmonds School District School District 2,850 Public
Everett Public Schools School District 2,533 Public
Mukilteo School District School District 2,500 Public
Albertson’s/Safeway (25 locations) Retail- Grocery 2,322 Private
Walmart (8 locations) Retail- Grocery 2,200 Private
Premera Blue Cross Health Insurer 2,175 Private
Swedish Medical Center | Edmonds Campus Health Care 2,026 Private
Kroger (Fred Meyer/QFC -19 locations) Retail 1,764 Private
Marysville School District School District 1,600 Public
U.S. Federal Government Federal Government 1,468 Public
Philips Healthcare Medical Device 1,387 Private
Seagen Biotechnology 1,200 Private
Fluke Corp (Fortive) Electronic test & measurement 960 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