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Largest Employers in Phoenix, AZ

Sources for Phoenix Area Jobs

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Five of the top 20 large employers in the Phoenix area are involved in health care.

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If you are looking for a job in the Phoenix, Arizona area, one of these companies might be a good choice. They are all large companies, employing many people in the State of Arizona. There are entry-level positions, as well as administrative and professional jobs at all of these companies. The one thing you can be sure of when it comes to the top employers in Phoenix -- they almost always have open positions of one kind or another. Good luck with your Arizona job search!

Arizona Top Employers - Non-Government

These are the top non-government employers in Arizona. Federal, state, county, city and local governments, and the colleges and universities associated with government, are not included.

Looking for a government job? Here are the largest Phoenix area employers in the public sector.

  1. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 45,000+
    Primary business: Discount stores

  2. Banner Health
    Number of employees in Arizona: 24,000+
    Primary business: Hospitals

  3. Wells Fargo & Co.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 13,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

  4. Bank of America
    Number of employees in Arizona: 13,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

  5. Raytheon
    Number of employees in Arizona: 11,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

  6. Apollo Group
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Educational Services

  7. JP Morgan Chase
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

  8. Intel Corp.
    Number of employees in Arizona: 10,000+
    Primary business: Semiconductor manufacturing

  9. US Airways
    Number of employees in Arizona: 9,000+
    Primary business: Major airline

  10. American Express
    Number of employees in Arizona: 7,000+
    Primary business: Financial services

  11. Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold
    Number of employees in Arizona: 7,000+
    Primary business: Mining

  12. Catholic Healthcare West
    Number of employees in Arizona: 7,000+
    Primary business: Health Care

  13. Scottsdale Healthcare
    Number of employees in Arizona: 6,000+
    Primary business: Health Care

  14. Arizona Public Service
    Number of employees in Arizona: 6,000+
    Primary business: Electric Utility

  15. Fry’s Food Stores
    Number of employees in Arizona: 5,000+
    Primary business: Grocery stores

  16. Mayo Clinic
    Number of employees in Arizona: 5,000+
    Primary business: Health Care

  17. The Boeing Company
    Number of employees in Arizona: 4,500+
    Primary business: Aviation

  18. Salt River Project
    Number of employees in Arizona: 4,000+
    Primary business: Electric Utility

  19. Abrazo Health Care
    Number of employees in Arizona: 4,000+
    Primary business: Health Care

  20. Albertson’s
    Number of employees in Arizona: 4,000+
    Primary business: Grocery stores

Last updated: July 2014. Data source: Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC).

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