These Are The 100 Biggest Companies In California

We looked at over 7 million resumes to find the companies in California that have the most employees.

Chris Kolmarby Chris KolmarBiggest Companies, Rankings - 3 months ago

If you live in California and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in California’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquarted in California.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of California’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. Wells Fargo
  2. Safeway
  3. Honda
  4. The Walt Disney
  5. T & H Prime Meats & Sausage
  6. Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  7. T & T Marine Aquarium & Koi
  8. T & B Wholesale
  9. Allied Universal
  10. Oracle

Wells Fargo comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the California job scene here:

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How we identified the biggest companies in California

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in California with at least 100 employees. That left us with 2,174 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in California.

As it turns out, Wells Fargo looks to the be the biggest company in California clocking in with 268,800 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in California ranked.

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In California

Rank Company City Employees
1 Wells Fargo San Francisco 268,800
2 Safeway Pleasanton 250,000
3 Honda Torrance 208,399
4 The Walt Disney Burbank 195,000
5 T & H Prime Meats & Sausage San Marcos 195,000
6 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Palo Alto 195,000
7 T & T Marine Aquarium & Koi San Jose 195,000
8 T & B Wholesale Redding 195,000
9 Allied Universal Santa Ana 160,000
10 Oracle Redwood City 136,263
11 Gap San Francisco 135,000
12 Apple Cupertino 116,000
13 Intel Santa Clara 106,000
14 Altera Santa Clara 106,000
15 SYNNEX Fremont 105,500
16 Hyundai & Isuzu Auto Recycling Rancho Cordova 104,731
17 Concentrix Fremont 100,000
18 Disney Careers Burbank 82,890
19 CSC – Contemporary Services Los Angeles 80,000
20 Ross Stores Dublin 77,800
21 Western Digital San Jose 76,449
22 Alphabet Mountain View 75,606
23 CBRE Los Angeles 75,000
24 Cisco San Jose 71,883
25 McKesson San Francisco 68,000
26 Mc Kesson Corp San Francisco 68,000
27 Chevron San Ramon 61,500
28 G & J TRUCKSALES Madera 57,100
29 G M Oil Huntington Beach 57,100
30 G & L Realty Corp Beverly Hills 57,100
31 Google Mountain View 57,100
32 G&B Motorsports Petaluma 57,100
33 Dignity Health San Francisco 55,000
34 Yamaha Motor Cypress 52,664
35 Sutter Health Sacramento 51,000
36 Seagate Cupertino 45,490
37 HGST San Jose 45,000
38 Jacobs Engineering Group Pasadena 43,800
39 AECOM Los Angeles 42,958
40 Sanmina San Jose 40,178
41 The Cheesecake Factory Agoura Hills 38,800
42 Sun Microsystems Inc Santa Clara 38,600
43 Trader Joe’s Monrovia 38,000
44 Farmers Insurance Beverly Hills 35,135
45 Dole Westlake Village 34,500
46 Dole Package Foods Atwater 34,500
47 IHOP Glendale 32,300
48 Mattel El Segundo 31,000
49 Qualcomm San Diego 30,500
50 Forever 21 Los Angeles 30,000
51 Panda Restaurant Group Rosemead 30,000
52 Qantas Los Angeles 28,622
53 Adventist Health System/west Inc. Roseville 28,600
54 Applebee’s International Inc Shawnee Mission 28,000
55 Ingram Micro Irvine 27,700
56 Williams-Sonoma San Francisco 26,800
57 Inter-Con Security Systems Pasadena 25,000
58 Avery Dennison Glendale 25,000
59 Salesforce San Francisco 25,000
60 Panda Express Rosemead 24,995
61 Pacific Gas and Electric Concord 23,500
62 Jack in the Box San Diego 22,000
63 UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco 21,670
64 State of California Sacramento 21,480
65 Yamaha Buena Park 20,348
66 CKE Restaurants Carpinteria 20,200
67 Bechtel San Francisco 20,060
68 VMware Palo Alto 20,000
69 24 Hour Fitness San Ramon 20,000
70 Mitsuwa Marketplace Torrance 19,555
71 Sephora San Francisco 19,503
72 First American Financial Santa Ana 19,500
73 First American Title Insurance Company Santa Ana 19,500
74 Amgen Thousand Oaks 19,200
75 NORTHWEST PERMANENTE PC Oakland 18,650
76 PayPal San Jose 18,100
77 Stater Bros. Ontario 18,000
78 UST Global Aliso Viejo 18,000
79 Tesla Palo Alto 17,782
80 Molson Coors Denver 17,400
81 Facebook Menlo Park 17,048
82 Sempra Energy San Diego 17,000
83 Harbor Freight Tools Calabasas 17,000
84 Edison International Rosemead 16,677
85 Charles Schwab San Francisco 16,200
86 Robert Half Menlo Park 16,100
87 The Save Mart Companies Modesto 16,000
88 Sharp HealthCare San Diego 16,000
89 Tetra Tech Pasadena 16,000
90 In-N-Out Burger Irvine 16,000
91 Arbonne INT INC Irvine 15,781
92 Adobe San Jose 15,706
93 Home Instead Senior Care Omaha 15,385
94 SolarCity San Mateo 15,000
95 Genentech South San Francisco 14,815
96 Technicolor Los Angeles 14,639
97 Yokohama Tire Santa Ana 14,617
98 Applied Materials Santa Clara 14,600
99 Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Los Angeles 14,500
100 UC San Diego San Diego 14,390

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